Press conference at closing of World Telecommunication Development Conference
Hyderabad, India, 1 June 2010
What: World Telecommunication Development Conference: Closing Press Conference
When: Friday, 4 June 2010 at 12:30 pm
Where: Novotel Hotel International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India
Why: Announcement of Hyderabad Action Plan outlining goals and strategies for the global development of telecommunications and ICT over the next four years
Who: ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun Touré
Director, ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau Sami Al Basheer
WTDC-10 Chairman P.J. Thomas, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, Government of India
Accreditation is compulsory for Press. Details of the accreditation procedure are at www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/events/registration.aspx?id=75&lang=en. Please read the procedure carefully before completing the online accreditation form. For fast-track procedures, you will need to have current accreditation with Government of India Press Information Bureau or the United Nations. Please contact the ITU Press Office for more details at email@example.com.
Pre-registered and unannounced journalists should present their confirmation letter at the Registration Desk, together with their passport or ID card in order to receive an official WTDC-10 Media badge or undergo the full accreditation process. In the latter case, please ensure you have available the necessary supporting documentation (see procedure).
The on-site Media registration service will be open Tuesday, 1 June to Friday, 4 June 2010: 09:00-12:30 and 13:30-17:30 hours
Webcast and dial-in details
Dial-in facilities have been established for media who would prefer to participate remotely in the Press conference. The number to call for the press conference:
+91 40 2325 8666.
The webcast will be available at: www.itu.int/ibs/ITU-D/2010wtdc
Video news reports and TV interviews with key personalities are available at www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=7781A8B8C8518352
The broadcast quality videos are available to networks for transmission free of charge and copyright restrictions.
For more information, please see www.itu.int/ITU-D/conferences/wtdc/2010/index.html or contact:
Chief, Media Relations and Public Information, ITU
+41 22 730 5046
+41 79 249 4861