Ghana hosts regional preparatory meeting for ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014

Geneva, 2 October 2013 – The Regional Preparatory Meeting  for Africa, ahead of ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014,  opened today in Ghana, Accra. The meeting, which will be in session until 4  October, will assess the ongoing implementation of the Hyderabad Plan of Action  agreed at the last edition of the Conference in 2010 and identify priority areas  for ICT development strategies in the African region.

ITU’s sixth World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-14) will  take place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 31 March – 11 April 2014. The gathering of  policy makers, regulators and experts from around the world will forge a plan of  action for telecommunication and ICT development over the next four years. The  preparatory meeting in Accra will address key areas of interest for the African  region.

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