United States-backed candidate Doreen Bogdan-Martin has been elected the first female Secretary-General in the history of the International Telecommunication Union. She received 139 votes against 25 gathered by her opponent, Rashid Ismailov.
Meet the candidates and check out a brief overview of their plans for the ITU Bureaus and Deputy Secretary-General
Learn more about Rashid Ismailov, former Deputy Minister of Communications in Russia and candidate for Secretary-General
Learn more about Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of the ITU Bureau of Telecommunication Development and candidate for Secretary-General
Data gathered by 6GWorld reveal that the ITU highest position, Secretary-General, has only achieved constancy in recent years. According to numbers, this will be the first time three consecutive mandates will last about the same duration. In 1999, member states...
The upcoming election is key for 6G since the next officials will be charged with establishing discussions on topics like standardization