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Partnership Dialogue on ICT④SDGs

Partnership Dialogue on ICTSDGs

(Geneva, 30 September 2016)​​

The Dialogue aims to provide a platform for ITU-D Members and partners, including public and private sector entities, academic institutions and other stakeholders for enhanced engagement in the activities of the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) by sharing existing services and products as well as partnership opportunities for the attainment of the SDGs.         ​​​

11.00 - 11.15: Welcome Remarks by BDT Director

Mr. Brahima Sanou​, Director, Telecommunications Development Bureau (BDT), ITU

11.15 - 12.15: Session 1: ITU-D Membership & Partnership

Moderator: Ms Monica Albertini, BDT, ITU, Bio

  • Impact Study: ICTSDGs - Professor Ahmad Sharafat, Chairman, ITU-D Study Group 2, Bio, Presentation
  • ITU-D Study Questions: ICTSDGs - Ms Roxanne McElvane Webber, Chairman, ITU-D Study Group 1, Bio, Presentation

12.15 - 12.45: Networking Lunch followed by Session 2: Open Platform for Partnership

Moderator: Dr Eun-Ju Kim, Chief of Dept., Innovation and Partnership, BDT, ITU, Bio

  • ​​Digital Financial InclusionSDGs: Mr Rory Macmillan, ITU expert, Bio, Presentation
  • eHealthSDGs: Be He@lthy, Be Mobile Initiative: Dr. Vinayak Prasad, Programme Manager, Tobacco Control, WHO, Bio, Presentation
  • Capacity BuildingSDGs: Dr Cosmas Zavazava, Chief of Dept., Project Support & Knowledge Mgmt., BDT, ITU, Bio, Presentation


14.00 - 14.30: Keynote & Closing Remarks by ITU Secretary General and BDT Director