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ICTs for Development: the Roadmap towards Sustainable Social and Economic Progress for All

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admin says: 21 May 2013 12:08

The event is being recorded not live streamed. The audio podcast will be uploaded after the event and the video will be uploaded as soon as the production team process it. Thank you.

Carmel Madden says: 21 May 2013 11:47

Is it being streamed?

admin says: 20 May 2013 10:21

Please contact reception@iiea.com or call +353-1-8746756 to register for events

Angela Long says: 17 May 2013 17:39

Hi, I would like to attend Dr Toure's speech. I attended today's Levine/Hawkes event but missed registering my interest at the time, regards ANGELA

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About this Event

21 May 2013 @ 12:45

Podcast:
Download the keynote audio podcast from this event here

About the Speech:

From ‘smart’ water management to broadband access for schools and businesses, information and communications technologies (ICTs) are playing an increasingly central role in global development. Dr. Hamadoun Touré discussed the work of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations’ specialised agency for ICTs, in supporting the spread of telecommunications networks and ICT services in the developing world. In the week leading to Africa Day, Dr. Touré’s address focused in particular on the spread of ICTs in Africa.

This is the opening event in the 2013 IIEA/Irish Aid Development Matters series.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Hamadoun Touré was elected Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in January 2007 and was subsequently re-elected for a second four-year term in October 2010. A long-standing champion of ICTs as a driver of social and economic development, Dr. Touré previously served as Director of the ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) from 1998-2006. Prior to joining the ITU, Dr. Touré worked for a number of years in the satellite industry in his native Mali and across Africa.

Theme: Digital Future 

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