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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Doreen Bogdan-Martin: BDT Director

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Doreen Bogdan-Martin was elected Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau on the 1st of November 2018.  She took office on the 1st of January 2019.

​She is a strategic leader with 30 years of high-level experience in international and inter-governmental relations and a long history of success in policy and strategy development, analysis and execution. She has advised governments from around the world on policy and regulatory issues, and is a regular presenter at high-level international forums and summits.  ​

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Virtual meeting, 21 October 2020
University of Geneva “Parlons numérique” series, Digital Sustainability

​​BDT Director Doreen Bogdan-Martin spoke to students at the University of Geneva on the critical topic of digital ​sustainability, particularly on how digital technologies can help response to the global climate emergency. 

Virtual meeting, 14 October 2020
Digital platforms and value creation in developing countries: Implications for national and international policies’

BDT Director Doreen Bogdan-Martin shared her insights on “Digital platforms and value creation in developing countries: Implications for national and international policies", as ​part of a panel discussion hosted by the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy (UNCTAD).

Virtual meeting, 12 October 2020
UNESCO/ITU Mobile Learning Week

The 2020 edition of ITU/UNESCO's Mobile Learning Week ist themed “Beyond Disruption: Technology enabled learning futures". This year, it examined the medium and long-term implications of the unprecedented global educatio​nal disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual meeting, 11 October 2020
1st African Telecommunication Union Preparatory Meeting for WTDC-21

BDT Director Doreen Bogdan-Martin deliv​ered the keynote address of the African Telecommunication Union's first Preparatory Meeting ahead of the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference "WTDC-21".

Virtual meeting, 06 October 2020
Empowering Women in Cybersecurity Webinar

​BDT Director Doreen Bogdan-Martin delivered the keynote address to the “Empowering Women in Cybersecurity" webinar, a session of the ITU 2020 Global CyberDrill.