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Second Advisory Board Meeting 2014

The Second Advisory Board Meeting on m-Powering Development Initiative took place on 23 May 2014 at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

The m-Powering Development Initiative is an international, multi-stakeholder platform that seeks to leverage the ubiquity of mobile technology beyond basic communications.

Its objective is to capitalize on the availability of mobile networks to strengthen economies and offer new opportunities to improve health, education, governance, banking, sport and commerce.

Advisory Board  Members, May 2014

​The Advisory Board was assisted by six working groups, which were established for each theme to bring in the expertise from various sectors. The working groups reviewed ongoing initiatives and activities in their respective fields, identified key stakeholders and elaborated real life examples and best practices that can be replicated and scaled up.