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1 ITU REGIONAL OFFICE FOR AFRICA OVERVIEW AND ACTIVITIES

2 2 TOPICS Presentation of the Regional office for Africa Presentation of the Regional office for Africa Main activities Main activities ITU Projects in Africa ITU Projects in Africa Activities related to ITU-T Activities related to ITU-T Actions undertaken with ITU-T Actions undertaken with ITU-T

3 3 PRESENTATION OF AFRICA REGION

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5 5 MAIN ACTIVITIES - ISAP (Istanbul Action Plan) A four-year ( ) strategic and working Plan Section II : Actions A. - ISAP Programmes Prog-1: Regulatory Reform Prog-2: Technologies and Telecommunication / ICT network development Prog-3: e-strategies and e-services/applications Prog-4: Economics and Finance, including costs and tariffs, Prog-5: Human capacity building Prog-6: Special Programme for LDCs

6 6 ISAP (Istanbul Action Plan) A four-year ( ) strategic and working Plan B. - Activities Activity 1: Statistics and information on telecommunication/ICTs Activity 2: Partnership and promotion C. – Special initiatives

7 7 ITU Projects in Africa AFRITEL Project : Infrastructure SRII (Southern Region Information Infrastructure). ITU/SADC-SATCC SRII (Southern Region Information Infrastructure). ITU/SADC-SATCC INTELCOM-II. ITU/ECOWAS INTELCOM-II. ITU/ECOWAS CMTL S.A. CMTL S.A. Seminar and workshop on technical matters Seminar and workshop on technical matters

8 8 ITU Projects in Africa (Cntd) INDAFTEL Project : Industrialization Centre of Excellence Project (CoE) Capacity building. ESMT and AFRALTI Regulation Project UEMOA/ ECOWAS UEMOA/ ECOWAS CEMAC CEMAC Eastern Africa Eastern Africa

9 9 ITU Projects in Africa (Cntd) PILOT Projects MCT ( Mali, Uganda, Tanzania, Benin, Cap Vert ) MCT ( Mali, Uganda, Tanzania, Benin, Cap Vert ) Telemedicine ( Senegal, Mozambique Guinea, Kenya, Cameroon, Ethiopia ) Telemedicine ( Senegal, Mozambique Guinea, Kenya, Cameroon, Ethiopia ) E-Commerce ( Burkina, Cameroon, Côte dIvoire, Mali, Senegal, South Africa, Senegal ) E-Commerce ( Burkina, Cameroon, Côte dIvoire, Mali, Senegal, South Africa, Senegal ) MCT for Refugees ( Tanzania) MCT for Refugees ( Tanzania)

10 10 NEW Project ITU SUPPORT TO NEPAD Background : Res 35 of WTDC-02 and Res PLEN/5 PP- 02 Background : Res 35 of WTDC-02 and Res PLEN/5 PP- 02 Project phase 1 : establish a Project Document detailing the investment needed to achieve the short and medium terms objectives relative to telecom and ICTs Project phase 1 : establish a Project Document detailing the investment needed to achieve the short and medium terms objectives relative to telecom and ICTs Project phase 2 : Assist the African countries in Mobilizing resources and implementing concrete projects leading to the achievement of the objectives Project phase 2 : Assist the African countries in Mobilizing resources and implementing concrete projects leading to the achievement of the objectives

11 11 Activities related to ITU-T Promotion of more widespread use of new technical specifications and standards aiming at the development and expansion of Telecom/ICT Network and related services Promotion of more widespread use of new technical specifications and standards aiming at the development and expansion of Telecom/ICT Network and related services Provision of information on ITU standards, recommendations, procedures and guidelines for the introduction of new technologies and new services in the telecommunication/ICTs networks Provision of information on ITU standards, recommendations, procedures and guidelines for the introduction of new technologies and new services in the telecommunication/ICTs networks

12 12 Actions undertaken within the Region Study Group 12 meeting, October 2001, Dakar, Senegal. Study Group 12 meeting, October 2001, Dakar, Senegal. workshop on the Quality of Service and Transmission from the users point of view, in the utilization of the new network system, October 2001, Dakar, Senegal. workshop on the Quality of Service and Transmission from the users point of view, in the utilization of the new network system, October 2001, Dakar, Senegal.

13 13 Actions undertaken with ITU-T contd ITU-T seminar on trends in the telecommunication industry, July 2002, Kasane, Botswana ITU-T seminar on trends in the telecommunication industry, July 2002, Kasane, Botswana Seminar on the impact of Electromagnetic Field emissions on humans and the environment, September 2003, Kampala, Uganda Seminar on the impact of Electromagnetic Field emissions on humans and the environment, September 2003, Kampala, Uganda

14 14 Participation to ITU-T Activites Through the delegation of a Member State Through the delegation of a Member State As a ITU-T sector member As a ITU-T sector member The participation of Africa region nedd to be enhanced The Regional and area offices are at your disposal

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