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Online Agenda with presentations

ITU Regional Development Forum for Europe (RDF-EUR)
Information and Communication Technologies for attaining Sustainable Development Goals

Monday 6 May 2019 | Rome, Italy

9:00– 9:15Opening Ceremony
  • Ms Doreen Bogdan, Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU
  • Ms Eva Spina, Director General for Planning and Management of Spectrum at the Ministry of Economic Development, Italy
  • Ms Cristiana Flutur, Co-President, Conference of European Postal and Telecommunication Administrations (CEPT)
9:30 – 11:00Regional Actions Beyond the WTDC-17 and PP-18
ITU Actions at the Regional Level | Regional Initiatives | Study Groups | Partnerships | Membership | SMEs | Academia | WSIS Action Lines and SDGs

Setting the Context and Moderation

  • Mr Jaroslaw Ponder, Head of the ITU Office for Europe -  Presentation

    Panelists
  • Ms Blanca Gonzales, European Vice-Chair of the ITU-D Telecommunication Development Advisory Group, and Head of Unit at the Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Telecommu nications and Information Society, Spain
  • Mr Vadim Kaptur, European Vice Chair of the ITU-D Study Group 1, and Vice Rector of ONAT Academy, Ukraine
  • Ms Amela Odobasic, European Vice Chair of the ITU-D Study Group 1, and Head of Public Affairs, Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Presentation
  • Mr Dominique Wurges, European Vice Chair of the ITU-D Study Group 2, Director for International Relations, Orange
  • Dr Lidia Stepinska-Ustasiak, Chairman of the Steering Committee ITU Centres of Excelence Chairman of the ITU-D Global Capacity Builidng Group and Head of Social and Corporate Policy Unit, Office of Electronic Communciations, Poland - Presentation

WSIS and SDGs Implementation

  • Mr Vladimir Stankovic, ICT Policy Analyst, ITU - Presentation
11:30 –13:00Review of Implementation of the ITU Regional Initiatives for Europe

EUR1: Broadband infrastructure, broadcasting and spectrum management

EUR2: A citizen-centric approach to building services for national administrations 

14:00 –16:00Review of Implementation of the ITU Regional Initiatives for Europe

EUR3: Accessibility, affordability and skills development for all to ensure digital inclusion and sustainable development

16:30 –17:45Review of Implementation of the ITU Regional Initiatives for Europe

EUR5: ICT-centric innovation ecosystems


2019-2020 Action Plan for Implementing ITU Regional Initiatives for Europe

  • ITU Office for Europe
17:50 –18:00Conclusions and Way Forward
  • Mr Jaroslaw Ponder, Head of the ITU Office for Europe 
  • Mr Fabio Bigi, Ministry of Economic Development, Italy