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ITU President Zhao to Address ICT Symposium As UCC Marks 20 Years

Uganda will tomorrow Wednesday host the Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union as UCC celebrates 20 years of regulation.

H.E Houlin Zhao, who will give a key note speech at the UCC-ICT Symposium, scheduled to take place tomorrow 3rd October 2018.
ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.

Founded in 1865, with its headquarters in Geneva Switzerland; and 12 regional offices, ITU is an organization based on public-private partnership since its inception, ITU currently has a membership of 193 countries and over 700 private-sector entities and academic institutions.

It focuses on areas of  Accessibility: Accessibility to ICTs: achieving equitable communications for everyone broadband: affordable, ubiquitous broadband networks, climate change: ICTS, sustainability and climate change, cyber security: ITU cyber security activities, digital divide: connect the world, emergency telecommunications: telecommunications saves lives, internet: internet policy and governance, gender equality: gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls through ICTS, youth and academia: youth, Innovation and Academia

Uganda and the ITU

With its global membership, ITU brings the benefits of modern communication technologies to people everywhere in an efficient, safe, easy and affordable manner.
UCC will be celebrating twenty years of regulation with an ICT symposium that will feature distinguished panelists from different ICT backgrounds.

These   include:

Dr. Dorothy Okello a distinguished scholar from the Department of Electrical Engineering-Makerere University.

Ham Namakajo, an innovator and founder of FEZA APP

Hon. Vincent Bagiire-PS-Ministry of ICT and National Guidance

Mr. Godfrey Kisekka, an accomplished Telecom Industry player

Mr. Kojo Boakye, Head of Policy, Facebook

Dr. Ally Simba, Executive Secretary, the East African Communications Organization.

Other expected guests include Directors of the regional regulatory bodies  and other ICT agencies.

 

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