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Connectivity+: Innovate for Impact

2022 CSD Forum

Nov 23, 2022

Shenzhen, China

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16:00 (GMT+8), Nov 23

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Event Summary

Key players in the world of telecoms came together at Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen on Nov. 23, 2022 to discuss connectivity and how to extend its benefits to the 2.7 billion people worldwide who still remain unconnected.

The event kicked off on a high note. Huawei's Chairman, Dr. Liang Hua, announced the company’s commitment to extend coverage by 2025 to 120 million more people who live in isolated communities in 80 countries. Liang stressed that access to a stable network was a basic requirement and right in the digital age.



Liang Hua

Chairman of the Board, Huawei

Malcolm Johnson

Deputy Secretary General, ITU

Siddharth Chatterjee

Resident Coordinator in China, UN

Cao Ming

President of Wireless Solution, Huawei

Afke Schaart

Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs, Huawei

H.E. Mustafa Jabbar

Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Division, Bangladesh

Mohsin Mushtaq Chandna

Federal Secretary for the Ministry of IT & Telecommunication, Pakistan

H.E. Dr. Chea Vandeth

Minister of Post and Telecommunications, Cambodia

Umar Garba Danbatta

EVC/CEO of Communication Commission, Nigeria

Luis Neves

CEO, Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative

Kitty Fok

Managing Director, IDC China

Yin Haitao

Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy Vice Dean, Antai College of Economics and Management Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Thami Sibanda

Principal of Tlama Tlama Primary School, South Africa

Ömer Sahin Ganiyusufoglu

Academician, National Academy of Science and Engineering, German


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