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 Monday, May 30, 2011
ITU and TechAmerica to organize a joint side event during the June UNFCCC Climate Change Talks

ITU and TechAmerica are organizing the side event “Linking Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) with the Cancun Agreements”. The event will take place on 7 June 2011 from 18.15 to 19.45, in Bonn (Germany) during the June UN Climate Change Talks.

The event will discuss inter alia how ICTs can help adapt and mitigate climate change and what existing ICTs are affordable for developing countries. The event will also provide an opportunity to exchange views on how ICTs can help to implement the Cancun Agreements and will look at the new technologies to  promote green ICTs and innovation.

The panel of the discussion will consist of the following speakers:

  • Ms. Cristina Bueti, ITU-T Climate Change Programme Coordinator, ITU
  • Mr. James Lovegrove, Managing Director of Tech America Europe
  • Ms. Helen Asiamah, Deputy Director, Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana
  • Moderator: Mr. Kevin Grose, Coordinator, Information Services Climate Change Secretariat UNFCCC

Venue: Room METRO (Ministry of Transport)  

More information available at www.itu.int/climate