General Assembly of the United Nations
Social, Humanitarian & Cultural - Third Committee

Third Committee

Joint Meeting of the Second and Third Committees

Date / Time Event
12 November
Monday, 3 pm

Discussion on "Communication for Development: Using ICT and Broadband to Accelerate Social and Economic Development"
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H.E. Mr. George Wilfred Talbot, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Guyana to the UN, and Chair of the UNGA Second Committee

H.E. Mr. Henry L. Mac‐Donald, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Suriname to the UN, and Chair of the UNGA Third Committee

Opening remarks:

Mr. Martin Mogwanja, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Children's Fund


Mr. Rafael Obregon, Chief, Communication for Development, UNICEF


Ms. Jasna Matic, Special Adviser for Competitiveness and Knowledge Economy to the Minister of Finance and Economy, Serbia, and Commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development

Mr. Darrell E. Owen, Senior ICT Consultant, United States Agency for International Development

Ms. Alethea Clark-Lodge, Programme Manager, Public Private Partnerships, Microsoft

Mr. Luis Fernando Lozano, Director, Compartel, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Colombia


Mr. Gary Fowlie, Head, ITU Liaison Office to the UN

Ms. Suzanne Bilello, Sr Public Information and Liaison Officer, UNESCO

Mr. Vladimir Cuk, Head, New York Secretariat of the International Disability Alliance




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