Geneva, Switzerland, 03 April 2019
TDAG: innovating ways to engage with ITU-D Members
The Telecommunication Development Group (TDAG) held its annual meeting from 3-5 April in Geneva. It was an amazing and inspiring three days. We all actively engaged through dialogue and discussion. As BDT Director, I appreciate TDAG's role as my advisory board, and the good guidance provided to me and my hard-working team.
Geneva, Switzerland, 29 March 2019
ITU-D Study Groups: aligning our work with the Sustainable Development Goals
ITU-D Study Groups 1 and 2 met from 18-22 March and 25-29 March respectively in Geneva. The work of ITU-D Study Groups is crucial in accelerating the attainment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Balaclava, Mauritius, 06 March 2019
When disaster strikes, it is all about the people: using technologies in disaster management
The Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-19) was held in Balaclava, Mauritius from 6-8 March.
Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2019
Will it be business as usual?
Connecting the remaining 3.7 billion people: will it be business as usual? I asked this question at the Word Economic Forum during a breakout session on the push to 100% connectivity. I was one of the session firestarters, together with Rob Schuter, CEO of MTN Group and Robert Nkuna, DG of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services of South Africa.
Riyadh, Saudi arabia, 18 January 2019
Visit to Saudi Arabia: innovation and impact!
I just returned from my first mission, as Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau, to Saudi Arabia. During my visit, I had the opportunity to meet with the management team of Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC).