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 Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Media Advisory: High-level intervention on ICTs and Climate Change and Cybersecurity

Press conference with Presidents of Burkina Faso and Rwanda

What: High-level meeting on Climate Change and ICTs and Cybersecurity: Press conference
When: 12 November 2008 at 11 am
Where: ITU Headquarters, Place des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
Why: Climate Change:

    1. Combating Climate Change through information and communication technologies (ICT)
    2. Adapting to Climate Change: The Role of Emergency Telecommunications


  1. Managing cyberthreats through harmonized policies and organizational structures
  2. Addressing the technical and legal challenges of the borderless nature of cybercrime
  3. Protect children online: New ITU initiative to safeguard the most vulnerable users of the Internet
  4. ITU Global Cybersecurity Agenda: Towards an International Roadmap


  • President of Burkina Faso H.E. Mr Blaise Compaoré
  • President of Rwanda H.E. Mr Paul Kagame
  • ITU Secretary-General, Dr Hamadoun Touré

Some 25 Ministers and leading policy makers, regulators and UN agencies will attend. See programme:

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