In 2023 the P2C community continued to grow with a strong emphasis on pledge implementation, matchmaking and pledge mobilization through specific campaigns. The pledge counter currently shows more than 830 pledges from over 400 entities and more than 36 billion USD mobilized for connectivity projects around the world.
The P2C Digital Coalition will hold its second Annual Meeting on Tuesday, 12 December (14:00-16:30 CET) at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The event will offer you the opportunity to engage with high-level representatives and pledge makers from government, industry, civil society, and other sectors. The meeting will be in-person, with a virtual component to allow anyone around the world to follow the progress of the coalition.
At the P2C Annual Meeting, attendees will:
The program will be followed by the 10th Annual EQUALS in Tech Awards Ceremony (16:30-17:30 CET), where we celebrated those initiatives, projects, organizations, and institutions around the world that have displayed extraordinary commitment to reducing the digital gender divide. The Awards Ceremony will be followed by a cocktail reception from 17:15.
All sessions are webcasted and available for remote participants who completed their registration.
|14:00 – 14:10||Welcome and Opening|
|14:10 – 14:30||P2C Status Update and Progress Report|
|14:30 – 15:05||Implementation of P2C Pledges at the Regional and Country Level through Matchmaking|
|15:05 – 15:25||Spotlight 1 – P2C and Green Digital Action|
|15:25 – 15:45||Spotlight 2 – P2C and Connectivity for Refugees|
|15:45 – 16:20||Announcement of New P2C Pledges and Outlook 2024|
|16:20 – 16:30||Closing of P2C Annual Meeting|
|16:30 – 17:30||EQUALS in Tech Awards Ceremony|
|17:30 – 18:45||Cocktail Reception|
Please be mindful that:
On 8 December 2022, the first Partner2Connect Annual Meeting was held at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva. With over 700 registered participants, and an almost equal split between physical and virtual attendees, the event marked a very important milestone in the history of the Coalition. On this occasion, representatives from government, the private sector, civil society, academia and international organizations gathered not only to celebrate their commitment and the achievements of the Coalition, but also to report on the progress attained so far with the implementation of their pledges.
The Annual Meeting also embraced the 9th Annual EQUALS in Tech Awards Ceremony, which celebrated those initiatives, projects, organizations, and institutions around the world that have displayed extraordinary commitment to reducing the digital gender divide.
Watch the highlights from the P2C Annual Meeting 2022 in the video below.