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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


Durban, South Africa , 11 September 2018
Guide to Developing a National Cybersecurity Strategy
ITU, together with 11 partners from intergovernmental and international organizations, private sector, as well as academia and civil society have published the National Cybersecurity Strategy Guide to assist countries in the development and implementation of national cybersecurity strategies including cyber-preparedness and resilience.​​
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24 August 2018
New initiative launched to bridge the gender digital divide in Africa
ITU and UN Women, in collaboration with the African Union Commission, have launched a new initiative to equip girls and young women in Africa with digital literacy skills.
Geneva, 09 July 2018
ITU Global Symposium for Regulators
​​The ITU Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR-18) took place from 9 to 12 July in Geneva, Switzerland. Under the theme “New Regulatory Frontiers”, the symposium offered participants the opportunity to explore how digital transformation is today impacting all aspects of our daily lives and extending regulatory frontiers.​
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 20 June 2018
ITU Global Capacity Building Symposium
The ITU Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium (CBS-2018) took place from 18 to 20 June 2018 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Prague, Czech Republic , 11 June 2018
Regional Development Forum for Europe held in Prague, Czech Republic

​The 2018 Regional Development Forum for Europe took place in Prague, Czech Republic on 11 June 2018 under the theme "ICTs for SDGs: towards the implementation of WTDC-17 Outcomes."