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AI for Good Global Summit

Public Webinar on The Enabling Policy Environment for Effective Disaster Management including for COVID-19 Response

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Time and place: Tuesday​ 14 July 2020, 12:00 – 13:40 UTC (14h00 – 15h4​0 Geneva time) (Webinar)

ITU-D Study Groups were pleased to invite you to join us for a public webinar focusing on The Enabling Policy Environment for Effective Disaster Management including for COVID-19 Response.​​​
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Background Information:​

ITU Members recognize the vital role that ICTs play in all phases of disasters as well as the importance of preparing national emergency telecommunications plans (NETPs). In many cases, the success of the deployment and use of ICTs, as well as the development and implementation of NETPs, depends upon having a sufficient enabling policy environment.

Goals:


​[14:00 - 14:05] OPENING AND WELCOME

[14:05 – 14:45] SESSION 1: THE ENABLING POLICY ENVIRONMENT FOR EFFECTIVE DISASTER MANAGEMENT
​Session discussion topics – Enabling Policies: from preparedness to response: ​Moderator: Speakers: ​​​
​[14:45 – 15:35] SESSION 2 - A FOCUS ON POLICIES THAT ENABLE COMMUNICATIONS DURING COVID


Session discussion topic – Government policies and network responses that enable communications during COVID-19

Moderator: Speakers:

[15:35 – 15:40] DEBRIEF, TAKEAWAYS AND CONCLUSIONS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

​This webinar is particularly relevant for those working in government services responsible for digital technologies, ICT regulators and digital innovation enthusiasts.

JOIN US ONLINE

​Interactive online participation is free and will be provided in English only using the video conferencing platform Zoom. Information on Zoom and a user guide to help you navigate the platform may be found on the Remote Participation Services page. Please ensure in advance that you are able to connect to the event by registering here.