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Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Enhancing access to and security of ICTs
Start Date: Nov 18, 2014
End Date: Nov 18, 2014
Venue: ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ (during ECOSOC’s Coordination and Management Meeting)
Description:

The Economic and Social Council & the Department of Economic and Social Affairs have the pleasure of inviting you to a Special Event on:

Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Enhancing access to and security of ICTs

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Objective:  To facilitate discussions among Member States in order to identify challenges and opportunities as well as share experiences on building trust and security in the digital world for sustainable development. To this end, the panel will engage distinguished experts, private sector representatives and development actors to present their perspectives and concrete suggestions.

Chair: H.E. Mr. Oh Joon [Republic of Korea), Vice-President of ECOSOC

Moderator: H. E. Mr. Janis Karklins, Ambassador at large, Latvia and Chair of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG), Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Panellists:

Ø  Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

Ø  Ms. Rima Quereshi, Chief Strategy Officer,Ericsson

Ø  Ms. Lynn St. Amour, President and CEO, Internet Matters

Ø  Dr.Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

For further information please contact Mr. AjitYogasundram, Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination, DESA at  (212) 963-5737; E-mail: yogasundram@un.org

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Created By: DPADM/UNDESA
Organizers: DPADM
Participation Requirements: Open

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