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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


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".
London, United Kingdom, 02 February 2018
m-Powering Development Initiative Board meeting held in London
The 3rd meeting of the m-Powering Development Initiative Advisory Board was held in London, United Kingdom on 2 February 2018.
Geneva, Swtizerland, 26 January 2018
ITU workshop focuses on the ‘Future of Cable TV’ in a converged ICT marketplace
​The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organized a workshop 25-26 January at the organization's Geneva headquarters designed to inform regulators and other decision-makers on "The Future of Cable TV" in a converged information and communication technology (ICT) sector.
Geneva, Switzerland, 25 January 2018
ITU and Poland sign agreement to map the country’s current ICT infrastructure
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Government of Poland's Office of Electronic Communication (UKE) signed an agreement on 25 January 2018 to produce updated comprehensive and interactive terrestrial transmission maps of Poland's information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure.