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

Policy-makers and industry leaders in Americas push ICTs as catalyst for  development

Geneva, 20 August 2013 – The Regional Preparatory Meeting  for the Americas, ahead of ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference  2014, opened today in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Conference will assess the  ongoing implementation of the Hyderabad Plan of Action agreed at the last  edition of the Conference in 2010 and the identification of priority areas for  the Americas 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.

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