Doreen Bogdan-Martin





ITU Official Visits, High Level and VIP Meetings


Event, 23 June 2023
EQUALS-EU Summer School at ITU

Secretary-General Bogdan-Martin welcomed participants of the EQUALS-EU Summer School program in Geneva to ITU HQ, for a discussion on women in tech leadership and bridging the gender digital divide. She urged them to bring their valuable contributions to the field of technology.​​

Event, 22 June 2023
13th World Chambers Congress

​At the 13th World Chambers Congress in Geneva, Secretary-General Bogdan-Martin opened a session on Digital Transformation for SME success. Noting the digital transformation success of SMEs is everyone's success, she encouraged participants to consider the issue through the lens of meaningful connectivity.​​

Event, 12 June 2023
G20 Development Ministers' Meeting

​Secretary-General Bogdan-Martin attended the G20 Development Ministers' meeting in Varanasi, held under India's G20 Presidency. She commended G20 nations for their emphasis on harnessing data and digital technologies in a responsible and sustainable manner and underscored that achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals requires connecting the 2.7 billion people who are still offline. ​

Article, 07 June 2023
GSR-23: A defining moment for digital regulators

"The question before us is simple, yet profound," ITU Secretary-General Doreen Bogdan-Martin said at the opening ceremony of the Global Symposium for Regulators 2023 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. "What can regulators do to build a sustainable digital future for all, before it's too late?''​

She shares three key thoughts on how today's regulators can do this.

Event, 22 May 2023
19th World Meteorological Congress

​Delivering opening remarks at the High-Level Dialogue on Early Warnings for All, Secretary-General Bogdan-Martin emphasized the importance of last-mile connectivity, to ensure warnings reach those at risk in time to take action. She urged: ''Let's reduce inequalities and invest in digital technology, and let's cover the whole world with an early warning system by the end of 2027."  ​