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WSIS FORUM 2010

10-14 May 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

Half way to the final review of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and ahead of the two-thirds MDG review at this year's UN General Assembly in September, and ITU's own four-yearly World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-10) in May, the WSIS Forum will look at how far nations have come in meeting connectivity goals and progress in implementation of the 11 WSIS Action Lines set at the Summit in Tunis in 2005.

For further information visit

http://www.itu.int/wsis/implementation/2010/forum/geneva/

AITEC BANKING & MOBILE MONEY WEST AFRICA

11-12 May 2010, Lagos, Nigeria

Technology presents great opportunities for the financial sector to extend reach, improve service and reduce costs. However, in the drive to implement the very best that technology vendors have to offer, the focal point of the banking process is often forgotten – the customer.

AITEC Banking & Mobile Money West Africa 2010 will therefore focus on the customer experience in relation to all technology implementation and services, challenging suppliers and bankers alike to evaluate their systems in the light of customer needs and preferences.

For further information on the conference visit AITEC’s website

http://www.aitecafrica.com/event/view/46

NOG-11 AND AfriNIC-12 MEETINGS

23 May-4 June, 2010, Kigali, Rwanda

The African Network Operators' Group (AfNOG) and the African Network Information Centre (AfriNIC) are pleased to announce that the 11th AfNOG Meeting and the AfriNIC-12 Meeting which will be held in Kigali, Rwanda during May & June 2010. The jointly organised two-week events include the AfNOG Workshop on Network Technology (offering advanced training in a week-long hands-on workshop), several full-day Advanced Tutorials, a one-day AfNOG Meeting, and a two-day AfriNIC Meeting. In addition, several side meetings and workshops will be hosted in collaboration with other organizations. Further details are available at the AfNOGand AfriNIC websites

http://www.afrinic.net/

http://www.afnog.org/

Jobs and Opportunities

[HIPSSA/CA-4] Calls for Applications for the development of ECCAS model laws on electronic communications

For this HIPSSA project’s activity implemented in collaboration with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), a team of two consultants will be set up.

The team will be responsible for developing ECCAS model laws on telecommunications and ICT and assessing the national legislation and regulations for telecommunications and ICT of ECCAS member states.

A senior legal expert [HIPSSA/CA-4.1 / http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/projects/ITU_EC_ACP/hipssa/tor/CA-4/ HIPSSA%20CA-4.1%20Expert%20juridique%20principal%2000429%20_3_.pdf]

will work in collaboration with a senior regulatory expert [HIPSSA/CA-4.2 / http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/projects/ITU_EC_ACP/hipssa/tor/CA-4/ HIPSSA%20CA-4.%202%20Expert%20Principal%2000429.pdf]

* [HIPSSA/CA-4.1/ http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/projects/ITU_EC_ACP/hipssa/tor/CA-4/ HIPSSA%20CA-4.1%20Expert%20juridique%20principal%2000429%20_3_.pdf ]: Senior Legal Expert, specialist ICT/Telecoms

* [HIPSSA/CA-4.2 / http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/projects/ITU_EC_ACP/hipssa/tor/CA-4/ HIPSSA%20CA-4.%202%20Expert%20Principal%2000429.pdf]: Senior Expert in regulation ICT/Telecoms

To download the job description, please click on the job’s reference number. For further information visit the ITU’s website (http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/projects/ITU_EC_ACP/hipssa/)