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On mission in the Americas

March 2010

ITU staff travelled to Mexico, where we met with the Minister in Mexico City; took a first-hand look at Guadalajara, the venue for the forthcoming ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in October; and participated in CITEL's High-Level Forum.

San Diego
In San Diego, California, we met with ITU partner Qualcomm and took part in a special CommNexus event aimed at local businesses and the media.

New York
In New York it was a pleasure to meet with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other high-level UN officials, and to inaugurate the ITU office in New York with our first official briefing to the Ambassador community at the UN.

ITU delegation meets UN Secretary-General in New York.

From left to right: Patricia Benoit-Guyot, Mario Maniewicz, Doreen Bogdan, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Beatrice Pluchon, Gary Fowlie.

Copyright: UN Photo-P.Filgueiras