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ITU Regional Development Forum for Arab States - Implementation of the ITU Regional Initiatives for the Arab Region



This session will discuss the status of implementation of the following initiatives:
ARB1: Environment, climate change and emergency telecommunications 
ARB2: Confidence and security in the use of telecommunications/ICTs
ARB3: Digital financial inclusion 
ARB4: Internet of Things, smart cities and big data
ARB5: Innovation and entrepreneurship
Day: 
1
Date/Time: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30
Location: 
MZ, Mezzanine Hall
Session Number: 
ITU RDF 3
Chair: 
Mr. Karim Abdelghani, Programme Coordinator, ITU Arab Regional Office Mr. Mustafa Al Mahdi, Programme Administrator, ITU Arab Regional Office
Panelists: 
Mr. Elias Aad, Vice President - Head of MEA Government Business, Mastercard, Lebanon
Ms. Marianne Bitar Karam, Regional Director, DOT, Lebanon
Mr. Rachid Hajjar, IoT Strategy Designer, Alfa Telecom (to be confirmed)
Presenter: 
Mr. Mustafa Al Mahdi, Programme Administrator, ITU Arab Regional Office
Rapporteur: 
Ms. Zahr Bou-Ghanem, ICT Policies Section, UN-ESCWA