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Posts Tagged ‘Hamadoun Touré’

  • How will the ITU conference affect the Internet in Africa?

    December 11, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on How will the ITU conference affect the Internet in Africa?

    The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is currently locked in a series of meetings in Dubai, UAE, where it aims thrash out a number of issues surrounding the Internet and how this resource is being used globally. One of the the biggest talking...

  • ITU documents to be made publicly available

    July 14, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ITU documents to be made publicly available

    During its annual session in Geneva, the ITU’s (International Telecommunications Union) governing body, the Council, debated the issue of making ITU documents publicly available, especially those submitted to treaty-making conferences such as the...

  • ITU highlights role of regulation in driving broadband rollout

    May 11, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on ITU highlights role of regulation in driving broadband rollout

    The 2012 edition of ITU’s flagship regulatory report ‘Trends in Telecommunication Reform’, released today, highlights the vital importance of a solid national regulatory framework in accelerating broadband roll-out and stimulating the development of new...

  • ITU Secretary-General re-elected

    October 11, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ITU Secretary-General re-elected

    Member States of the International Telecommunication Union have elected Dr Hamadoun Touré of Mali as Secretary-General of ITU for a second four-year term. The election took place on the 7th of October in Guadalajara, Mexico during the morning Plenary session...

  • ITU calls for ‘broadband boom’

    September 23, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on ITU calls for ‘broadband boom’

    ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun Touré has challenged global leaders to ensure that more than half of all the world’s people have access to broadband networks by 2015, and make access to high-speed networks a basic civil right. Dr Touré threw down the...

  • ITU drafts guidelines to protect children online

    May 22, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on ITU drafts guidelines to protect children online

    The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has pledged its commitment to creating a safe online environment, that protects children worldwide when using the internet and cyberspace...