Nº 5 2013 > Meeting with the Secretary-General

Official Visits May

During May 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.

Thomas Hajnoczi, Ambassador of Austria and Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-GeneralHoulin Zhao, ITU Deputy Secretary-General and Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and United States Coordinator for International CoAnudith Nakornthap, Thailand’'s Minister of Information and Communication TechnologyIvo Ivanovski, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’'s Minister for Information Society and AdministrationFadi Chehadé, President and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)Atef Helmy, Egypt’'s Minister of Communications and Information TechnologyJean Koulidiati, Burkina Faso'’s Minister of Development of the Digital Economy and PostsGabi Zedlmayer, Vice President, Sustainability and Social Innovation, Hewlett-PackardFrom left to right: Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General; Yung Kim, President and Group Chief Strategic Officer of the Republic of Korea’'s KT Dr Mohammad Hassan Nami, the Islamic Republic of Iran’'s Minister of Information and Communication TechnologyElmir Velizadeh, Azerbaijan’'s Deputy Minister of Communications and Information TechnologiesAli Hassan Bahdon, Djibouti’'s Minister of Communication in charge of Posts and TelecommunicationsFrom left to right: Cheikh Ahmed Ould Zahaf, Ambassador of Dr Edward Omane Boamah, Ghana’'s Minister of Communications Mauritania; Fatimetou Mint MohaDr Edward Omane Boamah, Ghana’'s Minister of CommunicationsSalim bin Sultan Al-Ruzaiqi, Chief Executive Officer of Oman’'s Information Technology Authority (ITA)Blaise Louembe, Gabon’'s Minister of the Digital Economy, Communication and PostSafa Nasser Eldin, Palestine’'s Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology and Brahima Sanou, Director of ITU’'s Telecommunication DevelDr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General, receives a jersey of Mexico's national football team from Jose Ignacio Peralta, Mexico’'s Undersecretary John Davies, General Manager of the Intel World Ahead Program, Intel CorporationMiguel Raimilla, Executive Director of Telecentre.org and Brahima Sanou, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development BureauDiego Canepa Baccino, Pro-Secretary, Office of the President, UruguayRoberto Masotti, Vice Chairman of the Council Working Group on Child Online Protection and Vice President of Telecom ItaliaTim Unwin, Secretary General of the Commonwealth Telecommuncations OrganisationJean Philbert Nsengimana, Rwanda’'s Minister of Youth and Information and Communication TechnologyTim Archdeacon, President and CEO of ABI researchIlya Sachkov, founder and CEO of Group IBFrom left to right: Martine Condé, Chairman of Guinea’'s National Communications Council; Moustapha Mamy Diabi, Director General of Guinea’'s RegulatoTseliso Mokhosi, Lesotho’'s Minister of Communications, Science and TechnologyAndré Augustin Apeté, Chief of Cabinet, Ministry of Post and Information Communication Technologies, Côte d’'IvoireRuslan Ensebaev, Chairman of the Board of National Information Technologies, KazakhstanFrom left to right: Magdalena Gaj, President of Poland’'s Office of Electronic Communications; Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General; and MalgorLéocadie Nihazi, Burundi´s Minister of Telecommunications, Information, Communication and Parliament RelationsFrom left to right: Jovan Radunovi, Chairman of the Managing Board, Serbía´s Republic Agency for Electronic Communications (RATEL); Milan Jankovic, DiTuisugaletaua Sofara Aveau, Samoa´s Minister of Communications and Information TechnologyAmr Badawi, then Executive President of Egypt´s National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA)Taoufiki Mbae, Technical Director, Information Communication Technology Regulatory Authority, ComorosJohn C. Sandy, Ambassador of Trinidad and TobagoDr Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab RepublicHodge Semakula, CEO of the East African Communications OrganisationKamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-GeneralChristian Dunant, Director of the Geneva Welcome Center (CAGI), SwitzerlandDr Imad Hoballah, Chairman and CEO of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, LebanonMargarita Cedeño de Fernández, Vice-President and Former First Lady of the Dominican RepublicAnayansi Rodríguez Camejo, Ambassador of Cuba
Thomas Hajnoczi, Ambassador of Austria and Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General
Houlin Zhao, ITU Deputy Secretary-General and Daniel Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and United States Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy
Anudith Nakornthap, Thailand’'s Minister of Information and Communication Technology
Ivo Ivanovski, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’'s Minister for Information Society and Administration
Fadi Chehadé, President and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Atef Helmy, Egypt’'s Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Jean Koulidiati, Burkina Faso'’s Minister of Development of the Digital Economy and Posts
Gabi Zedlmayer, Vice President, Sustainability and Social Innovation, Hewlett-Packard
From left to right: Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General; Yung Kim, President and Group Chief Strategic Officer of the Republic of Korea’'s KT Corporation; and Houlin Zhao, ITU Deputy Secretary-General
Dr Mohammad Hassan Nami, the Islamic Republic of Iran’'s Minister of Information and Communication Technology
Elmir Velizadeh, Azerbaijan’'s Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies
Ali Hassan Bahdon, Djibouti’'s Minister of Communication in charge of Posts and Telecommunications
From left to right: Cheikh Ahmed Ould Zahaf, Ambassador of Dr Edward Omane Boamah, Ghana’'s Minister of Communications Mauritania; Fatimetou Mint Mohamed Saleck Ould Berrou, First Counsellor, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania; and Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General
Dr Edward Omane Boamah, Ghana’'s Minister of Communications
Salim bin Sultan Al-Ruzaiqi, Chief Executive Officer of Oman’'s Information Technology Authority (ITA)
Blaise Louembe, Gabon’'s Minister of the Digital Economy, Communication and Post
Safa Nasser Eldin, Palestine’'s Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology and Brahima Sanou, Director of ITU’'s Telecommunication Development Bureau
Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General, receives a jersey of Mexico's national football team from Jose Ignacio Peralta, Mexico’'s Undersecretary for Communications
John Davies, General Manager of the Intel World Ahead Program, Intel Corporation
Miguel Raimilla, Executive Director of Telecentre.org and Brahima Sanou, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau
Diego Canepa Baccino, Pro-Secretary, Office of the President, Uruguay
Roberto Masotti, Vice Chairman of the Council Working Group on Child Online Protection and Vice President of Telecom Italia
Tim Unwin, Secretary General of the Commonwealth Telecommuncations Organisation
Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Rwanda’'s Minister of Youth and Information and Communication Technology
Tim Archdeacon, President and CEO of ABI research
Ilya Sachkov, founder and CEO of Group IB
From left to right: Martine Condé, Chairman of Guinea’'s National Communications Council; Moustapha Mamy Diabi, Director General of Guinea’'s Regulatory Authority for Posts and Telecommunications (ARPT); and Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General
Tseliso Mokhosi, Lesotho’'s Minister of Communications, Science and Technology
André Augustin Apeté, Chief of Cabinet, Ministry of Post and Information Communication Technologies, Côte d’'Ivoire
Ruslan Ensebaev, Chairman of the Board of National Information Technologies, Kazakhstan
From left to right: Magdalena Gaj, President of Poland’'s Office of Electronic Communications; Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General; and Malgorzata Olszewska, Poland’'s Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Administration and Digitalization
Léocadie Nihazi, Burundi´s Minister of Telecommunications, Information, Communication and Parliament Relations
From left to right: Jovan Radunović, Chairman of the Managing Board, Serbía´s Republic Agency for Electronic Communications (RATEL); Milan Jankovic, Director of RATEL; and Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General
Tuisugaletaua Sofara Aveau, Samoa´s Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Amr Badawi, then Executive President of Egypt´s National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
Taoufiki Mbae, Technical Director, Information Communication Technology Regulatory Authority, Comoros
John C. Sandy, Ambassador of Trinidad and Tobago
Dr Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic
Hodge Semakula, CEO of the East African Communications Organisation
Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General
Christian Dunant, Director of the Geneva Welcome Center (CAGI), Switzerland
Dr Imad Hoballah, Chairman and CEO of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Lebanon
Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, Vice-President and Former First Lady of the Dominican Republic
Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, Ambassador of Cuba

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