Nº 1 2013 > Meeting with the Secretary-General

Official Visits

During January 2013, courtesy visits were made to ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun I. Touré by the following ministers, ambassadors to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, and other important guests.

Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-General of ITU and Takashi Okada, Ambassador of Japan From left to right: Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-General of ITU; Ann Tutwiler, Special Representative of the Director-General of the Food and AgricFrancis Gurry, Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Israhyananda Dhalladoo, Ambassador of Mauritius Bekele Geleta, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies From left to right: Alison Little, Head of the Joint Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)/Cabinet Office Cyber Team, United Kingdom; Chris Lomax, AmbMohamed Ali Alhakim, Ambassador of IraqAbu Sufian Haji Ali, new Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam Abdul Hannan, Ambassador of Bangladesh and Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU Richard Beaird, Senior Deputy Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy in the United States Department of State Thani Thongphakdi, Ambassador of Thailand From left to right: Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU; Bishar Hussein, Director General of the Universal Postal Union; Dr Hamadoun I. Touré
Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-General of ITU and Takashi Okada, Ambassador of Japan
From left to right: Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-General of ITU; Ann Tutwiler, Special Representative of the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); and Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Assistant Director-General of the Forestry Department of FAO
Francis Gurry, Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Israhyananda Dhalladoo, Ambassador of Mauritius
Bekele Geleta, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
From left to right: Alison Little, Head of the Joint Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)/Cabinet Office Cyber Team, United Kingdom; Chris Lomax, Ambassador of the United Kingdom; Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-General of ITU; Jamie Saunders, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Director of International Cyber Policy, United Kingdom; Malcolm Johnson, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau; and Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Chief of the ITU Strategic Planning and Membership Department
Mohamed Ali Alhakim, Ambassador of Iraq
Abu Sufian Haji Ali, new Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam
Abdul Hannan, Ambassador of Bangladesh and Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU
Richard Beaird, Senior Deputy Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy in the United States Department of State
Thani Thongphakdi, Ambassador of Thailand
From left to right: Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU; Bishar Hussein, Director General of the Universal Postal Union; Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-General of ITU; and Malcolm Johnson, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

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