Africa heads to ITU Telecom World

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Africa heads to ITU Telecom World

Several African countries will participate in the ITU’s flagship event, ITU Telecom World, in Geneva later this month.

The event is expected to host around 250 global leaders, with exhibitors and participants from around the world. Among the African countries participating with national pavilions will be Algeria, Angola, Burundi, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

The event will be staged at Geneva Palexpo from 24-27 October.

It will include a Broadband Leadership Summit for Heads of State and Government, leading industry CEOs, heads of UN agencies and members of the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Digital Development; a digital cities conference, Global Young Innovators and Digital Innovators competitions, and a Metaconference inviting some 10,000 school children aged 8-18 from around the world to design the innovations that could make a real difference to their world.

For full details of the ITU Telecom World 2011 event agenda, visit http://world2011.itu.int.



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