WEBCAST – #WSIS2021 High-Level Policy Sessions 133/154: Bridging Digital Divides

livestreamToday, Monday March 22 2021 at 11:00-15:15 UTC the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2021 (WSIS 2021) opens its High Level Sessions with two sessions, 133 and 154, on “Bridging Digital Divides“.

SESSION 133: 11:00-12:30 UTC

Mr. Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
H.E. Mr. Maxim Parshin, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, Russian Federation

Mr. Stephen Bereaux, Deputy Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
H.E. Ms. Masooma Khawari, Minister, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Afghanistan
H.E. Mr. Sanjay Dhotre, Union Minister of State for Education, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Communications, India
H.E. Mr. Hajymyrat Hudayguliyev, Chairman (Minister), «Türkmenaragatnasyk» (Turkmen Communications) Agency, Turkmenistan
H.E. Dr. Jenfan Muswere, Minister of ICT, Postal and Courier Services, Zimbabwe
H.E. Mr. Sattar Hashemi, Deputy-Minister, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Chenda Thong, Chairman, Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC), Cambodia
Dr. Jacek Oko, President, Office of Electronic Communications (UKE), Poland
Dr. Salma Abbasi, Chairperson and CEO, eWorldwide Group
Ms. Clarisse Iribagiza, Founder and CEO, HeHe

Dr. Olga Cavalli, South School on Internet Governance

SESSION 154:14:00-15:15 UTC

Malcolm Johnson, Deputy Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union, Switzerland
Dr. Bilel Jamoussi, Chief of the Study Groups Department, Standardization Bureau, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

H.E. Dr. Daryl Vaz, MP, Minister, Ministry of Science, Energy & Technology, Jamaica
H.E. Ms. Allyson West, Minister, Ministry of Public Administration and Digital Transformation, Trinidad and Tobago
H.E. Ms. Pamela Gidi, Vice Minister, Under Secretariat of Telecommunications, Chile
Ms. Nahima Díaz, Director General, Instituto Nicaraguense de Telecomunicaciones y Correos TELCOR, Nicaragua
Mr. Apollo Knights, Director, National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, Saint Vincent and The Grenadines
Ms. Jessica Rosenworcel, Acting Chairwoman, Federal Communications Commission, United States
Dr. Mercedes Aramendia, Presidenta de Directorio de URSEC, UNIDAD REGULADORA DE SERVICIOS DE COMUNICACIONES (URSEC), Uruguay
Mr. Luis Pacheco Zevallos, Manager, Enforcement Directorate, Telecommunications Regulatory Agency – OSIPTEL, Peru
Ms. Kate Wilson, CEO, DIAL

Ms. Eleanor Sarpong, Deputy Director & Policy Lead, A4AI/Web Foundation

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