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.