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Monday, November 25 • 11:00 - 12:40
High Level Internet Governance Exchange Panels on Digital Inclusion

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In this session high-level panellist discuss what needs to be done to promote internet access for marginalized and underserved groups in badly or not at all connected areas and how companies can be encouraged to develop innovative technologies targeted at promoting digital inclusion for all. In this break-out session we would like to discuss how fostering digital inclusion contributes to a stronger economy and enhanced economic development. The debate includes the question of infrastructure and technology supply needed to solve the issue of access in under-served regions, and of media literacy and the skills for the workforce of the 21st century.

11:00 - 11:50
Panel III a: Access and Infrastructure

  • Oliver Süme (eco – Verband der Internet Wirtschaft, CEO)
  • Norbert Westfal (BREKO e.V., President)
  • Miguel Estrada (LACTLD, General Manager)
  • Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (Minister for Communications, Ghana)
  • Makhdoom Hasim Jawan Bakht (Minister of Finance, Pakistan)
  • Paola Pisano (Minister for Technological Innovation and Digitization, Italy)
  • Mongi Marzoung (Orange Group France, Senior VP Internet and Sustainable Energy Governance)
  • Dr. Idriss Saleh Bachar (Minister of Posts and New Information and Communication Technologies, Chad)

Session Organizers

Monday November 25, 2019 11:00 - 12:40 CET
Saal Europa