EARTH DIALOGUES 2013 PANELIST: DR. HAMADOUN TOURÉ


Panel 1: 
Confronting the Challenges of the 21st Century

Secretary-General, International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

Dr Hamadoun I. Touré has been Secretary-General of the ITU since January 2007; he was re-elected for a second term in October 2010. He has wide professional experience in both the public and private sectors.

A national of Mali, Dr Touré is committed to ITU as an innovative, forward-looking organization adapted to meeting the challenges created by the rapidly-changing ICT environment, and to continuing to spearhead ITU towards implementing the resolutions of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Dr Touré is married with four children and two grandchildren.

For more information about Dr Hamadoun Touré, please visit the ITU website.

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