Ursula Owusu-Ekuful presents report at ongoing ITU PP-22
The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful presenting the report

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful presents report at ongoing ITU PP-22

As the Chair of the sixth World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum (WTPF-21), the Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has presented a report to participants at the ongoing Plenipotentiary Conference(PP-22).

The report which was presented on September 28, 2022, summarises the preparatory process, roll-out and the expected outcomes of the WTPF-21.


The report, as presented by the Minister, covers five thematic areas as listed below:

• Enabling environment for the development and deployment of new and emerging telecommunication/ICT services and technologies to advance sustainable development

• Affordable and secure connectivity in mobilising new and emerging telecommunications/ICTs for sustainable development

• Digital literacy and skills for inclusive access

• New and emerging technologies and services to facilitate the use of telecommunications/ICTs for sustainable development

• Use of telecommunications/ICTs in COVID-19 and future pandemic and epidemic preparedness and response

The 2022 Session of Council, the World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly as well as the World Telecommunication Development Conference have all applauded the outcomes of WTPF-21.

The Plenipotentiary Conference (PP) is ITU’s highest policy-making body which meets once every four years to set the Union’s general policies, adopt the four-year strategic and financial plans, as well as elect the senior management team of the organization, the Member States of the Council, and the members of the Radio Regulations Board.

This year’s conference dubbed PP-22 will be held in Bucharest, Romania, from September 26 to October 14, 2022.

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