50th World Telecommunication and Information Society Day: Bridging the standardization gap - 17 May 2019

CITEL joins the celebration of the 50th World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, which is celebrated today,  and has been celebrated annually since 1969. On this Day, the founding of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is commemorated, on May 17, 1865, with the signing in Paris of the firts International Telegraph Agreement.  

We extend our greetings and congratulations to the ITU and we wish you all a Happy World Telecommunication and Informaton Society Day.

34 Meeting of Permament Consultative Committe I (PCC.I): Telecommunications/ICT.   

The 34 Meeting of PCC.I will be held at Hotel Double Tree El Pardo by Hilton in Lima, Peru from Aprl 29 to May 3, 2019.

Within the framework of thismeeting, the SEMINAR ON GENDER & ICT will be held on May1, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.The objective of this seminar is to help the differentgovernmental actors, the private sector and civil society have a greater understanding of the challenges and opportunities of the inclusion of a gender perspective in the analyzes, debates, studies, public policy recommendations, and that concrete commitments can be made with the private sector to develop telecommunications/ICT programs and projects in the Americas region that benefit women and girls in the region. This event is organized by CITEL with the collaboration of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of Peru, the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) and the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE).


Furthermore, the morning of May 1 will come to an end with the CEREMONYOF ADHESION TO THE RURAL WOMEN’S ALLIANCE: EMPOWERING RURAL WOMEN that will take place at 12:30pm, in which our members will have the opportunity to join  this  importantinitiative for  the  region.