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PP-14 Policy Statements

​PP-14 Policy Statements

During the first week of the Plenipotentiary Conference, time was allocated to high-ranking delegates from ITU Member States, for the most part Ministers responsible for telecommunications, who have expressed their wish to deliver statements in Plenary on general policy issues related to the basic functions/missions/objectives of the Union.

Policy Statements by Country (alphabetical order)

AfghanistanH.E. Mr Amirzai SanginMinister Ministry of Communications and IT, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT)21 October 2014 - PM
Algeria (People's Democratic Republic of)H.E. Ms Zohra DERDOURIMinister, Ministry of Post, Information and Communication Technologies21 October 2014 - PM
Angola (Republic of)H.E. Mr José Carvalho da ROCHAMinister, Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies21 October 2014 - PM
Argentine RepublicMr Nicolas KaravaskiVice Chair, National Communication Commission21 October 2014 - AM
AustraliaMs Nerida O'LoughlinDeputy Secretary, Department of Communications24 October 2014 - AM
Azerbaijan (Republic of)H.E. Mr Ali Abbasov Minister, Ministry of Communications and High Technologies20 October 2014 - PM
Bahamas (Commonwealth of the)H.E. Ms Allyson Maynard GibsonAttorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, The Government of The Bahamas24 October 2014 - PM
Bahrain (Kingdom of)Dr. Mohammed AlamerChairman, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority21 October 2014 - AM
Bangladesh (People's Republic of)H.E. Mr Zunaid Ahmed PalakState Minister, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology22 October 2014 - PM
BarbadosH.E. Mr Darcy BoyceMinister, Prime Minister's Office24 October 2014 - AM
Bhutan (Kingdom of)H.E. Mr Dina Nath DhungyelMinister, Ministry of Information & Communications21 October 2014 - AM
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)H.E. Mr Roque Roy Méndez SoletoVice Minister, Ministry of Public Works, Services and Housing23 October 2014 - PM
Botswana (Republic of)Mr Thari G. PhekoChief Executive, Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority24 October 2014 - AM
Brazil (Federative Republic of)Mr Jeferson Fued NacifHead, International Affairs, ANATEL21 October 2014 - AM
Brunei DarussalamMr Mohamad Riza Mohamad YunosDeputy Permament Secretary, Ministry of Communications24 October 2014 - AM
Bulgaria (Republic of)Ms Julieta TenchevaHead of International Relations Department, Ministry of Transport, Information Technology, Communications24 October 2014 - AM
Burkina FasoH.E. Mr Koulidiati JEANMinister, Ministry of Development, Digital Economy and Posts21 October 2014 - PM
Burundi (Republic of)H.E. Mr Tharcisse Nkezabahizi Minister, Ministry of Telecommunications, Information, Communication and Relations with Parliament22 October 2014 - PM
Cambodia (Kingdom of)H.E. Dr. Channmeta KANSecretary of State, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Cambodia23 October 2014 - PM
Cameroon (Republic of)H.E. Mr Jean-Pierre Biyiti bi EssamMinister, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications22 October 2014 - AM
ChileH.E. Mr Pedro HuichalafUndersecretary, Undersecretariat of Telecommunications22 October 2014 - AM
China (People's Republic of)H.E. Mr Lihua LiuVice Minister, MIIT21 October 2014 - AM
Colombia (Republic of)Mr Franklin Merchan CalderonAdvisor, Ministry of Information and Communications Technologies22 October 2014 - PM
Costa RicaH.E. Mr Allan Ruiz MadrigalVice Minister, Ministry of Science, Technlogy and Telecommunications22 October 2014 - PM
Côte d'Ivoire (Republic of)H.E. Mr Bruno Nabagné KONE Minister, Ministry of Post and Information Communication Technologies21 October 2014 - PM
CubaH.E. Mr Jorge Luis PERDOMO DI-LELLAVice Minister, Ministry of Communications22 October 2014 - AM
Cyprus (Republic of)Mr Georgios KomodromosActing Director, Ministry of Communications & Works21 October 2014 - PM
Democratic Republic of the CongoH.E. Mr Tryphon Kin-Kiey MulumbaMinister, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications & ICT 22 October 2014 - PM
Djibouti (Republic of)H.E. Mr Ali Hassan BahdonMinister, Ministry of Communication, Posts and Telecommunications22 October 2014 - PM
Dominican RepublicH.E. Mr Alejandro JimenezExecutive Director, Institute of Telecommunication (INDOTEL)21 October 2014 - PM
Egypt (Arab Republic of)Mr Hesham El AlailyExecutive President, National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority21 October 2014 - AM
Ethiopia (Federal Democratic Republic of)H.E. Dr. Debretsion GebremichaelMinister, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology21 October 2014 - AM
FranceH.E. Mr David MartinonAmbassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs22 October 2014 - PM
Gabonese RepublicH.E. Mr Pastor NGOUA N'NEMEMinister, Ministère de l'Economie Numérique, de la Communication et de la Poste21 October 2014 - AM
GeorgiaMr Irakli KashibadzeChairman of Innovation and Technology Agency , Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development22 October 2014 - AM
Germany (Federal Republic of)H.E. Dr. Norbert RiedelAmbassador, Commissioner for International Cyber Policy, Federal Foreign Office22 October 2014 - AM
GhanaH.E. Dr. Edward Kofi Omane BoamahMinister, Ministry of Communications22 October 2014 - AM
GrenadaH.E. Mr Alvin DA BREOMinister of Information Communications Technology, Ministry of Information Communications Technology23 October 2014 - PM
HungaryH.E. Ms Monika KarasPresident, National Media and Infocommunications Authority21 October 2014 - PM
India (Republic of)H.E. Mr Rakesh GargVice Minister, Ministry of Communications & Information Technolgy21 October 2014 - PM
Indonesia (Republic of)H.E. Mr Muhammad Budi SetiawanVice Minister, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology22 October 2014 - PM
Iran (Islamic Republic of)H.E. Mr Mahmoud VaeziMinister, Ministry of Communication and Inforamtion Technology21 October 2014 - PM
Iraq (Republic of)H.E. Mr Amir KhadrSenior Deputy Minister for Technical Affairs, Ministry of Communications22 October 2014 - AM
Israel (State of)H.E. Mr Uri Shraga GutmanAmbassador of Israel in Seoul, Ministry of Foreign Affairs22 October 2014 - PM
ItalyMr Fabio BigiAdvisor, Ministry of Economic Development22 October 2014 - AM
JamaicaH.E. Mr Phillip PaulwellMinister , Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining22 October 2014 - AM
JapanH.E. Mr Kosaburo NishimeMinister, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications20 October 2014 - PM
Jordan (Hashemite Kingdom of)H.E. Mr Azzam SleitMinister, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology20 October 2014 - PM
Kazakhstan (Republic of)H.E. Mr Askar ZhumagaliyevVice-Minister, Ministry of Investment and Development20 October 2014 - PM
Kenya (Republic of)H.E. Dr. Fred MATIANG'IMinister, Ministry of Information, Comunications and Technology21 October 2014 - AM
Korea (Republic of)H.E. Dr. Yanghee ChoiState Minister, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning20 October 2014 - PM
Kuwait (State of)H.E. Mr Jasem AlbudaiwiAmbassador, Embassy of the State of Kuwait-Seoul22 October 2014 - AM
Kyrgyz RepublicH.E. Mr Ernis MamyrkanovVice-Minister, Ministry of transport and Communications21 October 2014 - AM
Lao People's Democratic RepublicH.E. Mr Hiem PhommachanhMinister, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications22 October 2014 - PM
LebanonH.E. Mr Boutros HARBMinister, Ministry of Telecommunications20 October 2014 - PM
Lithuania (Republic of)Mr Feliksas DobrovolskisDirector-General of RRT, Chairman of RRT Board, Communications Regulatory Authority (RRT)21 October 2014 - PM
MalawiH.E. Mr Kondwani NankhumwaMinister, Ministry of Information, Tourism and Culture22 October 2014 - AM
MalaysiaH.E. Mr Ahmad Shabery CheekMinister, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia21 October 2014 - AM
Mali (Republic of)H.E. Mr Mahamadou CAMARAMinister, Ministry of Digital Economy, Information and Communications21 October 2014 - AM
Mauritania (Islamic Republic of)H.E. Mr Mohamed Lemine EL MAMYMinister, Ministry of Employment, Professional Training, New technologies and Telecommunications21 October 2014 - PM
MexicoMr Jorge JuraidiniHead, Telecommunication Agency21 October 2014 - PM
MongoliaH.E. Mr Jadambaa Tsagaan-UvgunChairman, Information Technology, Post and Telecommunications Authority24 October 2014 - AM
Mozambique (Republic of)H.E. Mr Gabriel MuthisseMinister, Ministry of Transport and Communications22 October 2014 - AM
Myanmar (Union of)H.E. Mr Myat HEINUnion Minister, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology21 October 2014 - PM
Namibia (Republic of)H.E. Mr Simon MarutaAmbassador to Vienna, Austria, Ministry of Foreign Affairs22 October 2014 - PM
Nepal (Federal Democratic Republic of)H.E. Dr. Minendra Prasad RIJALMinister, Ministry of Information & Communications22 October 2014 - AM
Niger (Republic of the)Mr Malam Garba ABDOUSecretary General, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications, and Digital Economy22 October 2014 - AM
Nigeria (Federal Republic of)H.E. Ms Omobola JohnsonMinister, Federal Ministry of Communication Technology22 October 2014 - AM
Pakistan (Islamic Republic of)H.E. Ms Anusha Rahman Ahmad KhanMinister of State for Information Technology, Ministry of Information Technology23 October 2014 - PM
PalestineMr Mahmood DiwanDirector General, Ministry of Telecommunications & Information Technology22 October 2014 - AM
Papua New GuineaH.E. Mr Paulias KorniPermanent Secretary, Department of Communication and Information Technology22 October 2014 - AM
Paraguay (Republic of)H.E. Mr Eduardo GonzalezPresident, National Comission of Telecommunications22 October 2014 - PM
PeruH.E. Mr Raúl Pérez-Reyes EspejoVice-Minister of Communications, Minister of Transports and Communications21 October 2014 - PM
Philippines (Republic of the)H.E. Mr Louis Napoleon CasambreUndersecretary, Department of Science and Technology22 October 2014 - PM
Poland (Republic of)H.E. Ms Malgorzata OlszewskaUndersecretary of State, Ministry of Administration and Digitization20 October 2014 - PM
Qatar (State of)H.E. Dr. Hessa Al JaberMinister, Ministry of Information and Communications Technology20 October 2014 - PM
RomaniaMr Marius-Catalin MarinescuPresident, National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM)21 October 2014 - PM
Russian FederationH.E. Mr Nikolay NikiforovMinister, Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications20 October 2014 - PM
Rwanda (Republic of)H.E. Mr Jean Philbert NSENGIMANAMinister, Ministry of Youth and ICT22 October 2014 - AM
Saint LuciaMr Embert CharlesManaging Director, Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Regulatory24 October 2014 - PM
Samoa (Independent State of)H.E. Mr Tuisugaletaua Sofara AveauMinister, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology22 October 2014 - PM
Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of)H.E. Mr Mohamed Jamil Ahmed MullaMinister, Ministry of Communications and InformationTechnology20 October 2014 - PM
Senegal (Republic of)H.E. Mr Yaya Abdoul KANEMinister, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications23 October 2014 - PM
Singapore (Republic of)Ms Jacqueline PohManaging Director, Infocomm Development Authority21 October 2014 - AM
Somalia (Federal Republic of)H.E. Mr Mohamed IbrahimMinister, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications22 October 2014 - AM
South Africa (Republic of)H.E. Dr. Siyabonga CweleMinister, Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services21 October 2014 - AM
South Sudan (Republic of)H.E. Ms Rebecca Joshua OkwaciMinister, Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services22 October 2014 - PM
SpainMs Blanca GonzalezAdvisor, Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Information Society24 October 2014 - PM
Sri Lanka (Democratic Socialist Republic of)Mr Sasita SAHABANDUMember of The Telecommunications Regulatory Commision, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission 23 October 2014 - PM
Sudan (Republic of the)H.E. Dr. Tahani AttiaMinister, Ministry of Science and Communications21 October 2014 - AM
Suriname (Republic of)Ms Lygia SmithDeputy Director on Communications, Ministry of Transport,Communication and Tourism23 October 2014 - PM
Swaziland (Kingdom of)H.E. Mr Dumisani NdlangamandlaMinister, Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology22 October 2014 - AM
Switzerland (Confederation of)H.E. Mr Philipp MetzgerDirector General, Federal Office of Communciations OFCOM24 October 2014 - PM
Tanzania (United Republic of)H.E. Mr Prof. Makame Mnyaa MarawaMinister of Communications, Science and Technology, Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology21 October 2014 - PM
ThailandH.E. Mr Pornchai RujiprapaMinister, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology22 October 2014 - AM
The Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaH.E. Mr Ivo IvanovskiMinister, Ministry of Information Society and Administration27 October 2014 - AM
TunisiaH.E. Mr Mohamed Ben AmorDeputy Minister, Ministry of Higher Education Scientific Research and ICT22 October 2014 - AM
TurkeyMr Tayfun AcarerChairman and President, Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA)22 October 2014 - AM
Uganda (Republic of)H.E. Mr John NASASIRAMinister, Ministry of Information and Communications Technology21 October 2014 - AM
UkraineH.E. Mr Volodymyr ZvierievChairman , State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection21 October 2014 - AM
United Arab EmiratesH.E. Mr Mohammad Al GhanimDirector General, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority21 October 2014 - PM
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandH.E. Ms Karen PierceAmbassador and Permanent Representative to UK Mission to the UN and other International Organisations, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)21 October 2014 - PM
United States of AmericaH.E. Mr Daniel SepulvedaAmbassador, United States of America23 October 2014 - PM
Vanuatu (Republic of)Mr Jackson MiakeICT Program Manager, Vanuatu Government22 October 2014 - AM
Viet Nam (Socialist Republic of)H.E. Mr Nam Thang Le Deputy Minister, Ministry of Information and Communication20 October 2014 - PM
Zambia (Republic of)H.E. Mr Panji KaundaDeputy Minister, Ministry of transport, works, supply and communications21 October 2014 - PM
Zimbabwe (Republic of)H.E. Mr Win MlamboDeputy Minister, Ministry of Information and Communications Technology22 October 2014 - AM