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BDT Director’s Corner

Mr. Brahima Sanou was elected Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau by the Plenipotentiary Conference in October 2010 in Guadalajara, Mexico and took office on 1 January 2011.
Mr Sanou was re-elected, on 24 October 2014, to a second four-year term


Lima, Peru , 25 May 2018
Regional Development Forum for Americas held in Lima Peru
The 2018 Regional Development Forum for the Americas took place in Lima, Peru on 25 May 2018 under the theme "ICTs for SDGs: towards the implementation of WTDC-17 Outcomes".
Bangkok, Thailand, 21 May 2018
Bangkok, Thailand host Regional Development Forum for Asia-Pacific
​The 2018 Regional Development Forum for Asia-Pacific was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-22 May 2018 under the theme "ICTs for SDGs: towards the implementation of WTDC-17 Outcomes".
Paris, France, 27 March 2018
ITU UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2018
The Mobile Learning Week 2018 was held from 26 to 30 March in Paris, France, under the theme "Skills for a connected world". Organized by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in partnership with ITU the five-day event examined the digital skills needed to create a connected global economy and society.
Washington, United States of America, 16 March 2018
SSDM Initiative Board meeting held in Washington
​The 3rd meeting of the Smart Sustainable Development Initiative (SSDM) Advisory Board was held in Washington, United States of America on 15-16 March 2018.
Algiers, Algeria, 13 February 2018
RDF for Arab States discusses implementation of new Regional Initiatives for 2018-2021
​The 2018 Regional Development Forum for Arab States was held in Algiers Algeria, from 12 to 13 February under the theme "ICT④SDGs: Towards the implementation of WTDC17 outcomes".