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* ITU Global Symposium for Regulators begins in Sri Lanka today
Tue, Oct 2, 2012, 09:48 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 02, Colombo: International Telecommunication Union's annual Global Symposium for Regulators will open today at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo under the patronage of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The 12th edition of Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR), held from October 2-4, is organized by ITU in collaboration with the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) and it will be chaired by the TRCSL Chairman Lalith Weeratunga.

The three-day conference will look in-depth at the challenge of meeting new national broadband goals, promoting affordable access and ensuring safe and secure digital opportunities for all.

ITU Secretary-General Dr. Hamadoun Touré, the Director of ITU's Telecommunication Development Bureau Brahima Sanou, and the Director of ITU's Radio Communication Bureau, François Rancy.

Leaders from the regulatory community, industry bodies and the private sector will participate in the symposium.

This year's programme begins with an interactive High-Level Segment focusing on transnational regulatory issues in a converged digital era.

The first two days of the symposium comprise the Global Regulators-Industry Dialogue (GRID) and are open to regulators, policy makers and members of ITU's Development Sector. The third day is a closed session open to regulators and policy makers only.

Since its launch in 2000, the GSR, organized by the ITU, has brought together heads of national regulatory authorities from both developed and developing countries and has earned a reputation as the global annual venue for regulators to share their views and experiences.

The Global Industry Leaders Forum (GILF), an event of the Telecommunication Development Sector, will run parallel to GSR and bring together Chief Executives from the ICT Industry.

Around 500 participants from 192 Member States including Telecom Ministers are expected to attend this event.

The lTU is the UN Specialized Agency responsible for telecommunication, information and communication technology (ICT) and comprises 193 governments.

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