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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


Buenos Aires, Argentina, 11 October 2017
ITU-D celebrates 25 years
The ITU Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) celebrated its 25th Anniversary on 11 October in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 09 October 2017
ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina
The ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) takes place in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 9-20 October.
Geneva, Switzerland, 15 September 2017
​ICT Indicators Expert Groups meet in Geneva
The meetings of the ITU Expert Group on Telecommunication /ICT Indicators (EGTI) and Expert Group on ICT Household Indicators (EGH) took place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 12-13 September and 14-15 September respectively.
Nassau, Bahamas, 14 July 2017
GSR-17 discusses digital inclusion through affordable access to ICTs
​More than 400 participants from some 60 countries, including government ministers and high level international policy makers from the world's information and communication technology (ICT) regulatory authorities and private sector executives met from 11 to 14 July in Nassau, Bahamas, for the 17 edition ITU Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR-17).
Geneva, Switzerland, 26 June 2017
SSDM Advisory Board discusses ways to provide rapid response to disasters
​The Smart Sustainable Development Initiative (SSDM) 2nd Advisory Board meeting was held in Geneva from June 26 to 27.