ITU Green Standards Week: Moving to a Green Economy through ICT Standards 5 to 9 September 2011 in Rome, Italy

ITU and the Ministry of Economic Development of Italy organized the first Green Standards Week from 5 to 9 September 2011 in Rome, Italy, hosted by Telecom Italia. The Green Standards Week brought together leading specialists in the field, from top policy-makers to engineers, designers, planners, government officials, regulators, standards experts and others.itu

The main purpose of the meeting was to raise awareness of the importance and opportunities of using ICT standards to build a green economy. CEDARE was represented by Dr. Hossam Allam as a speaker in the "Green Responsibility" Session, on How to turn an E-waste challenge into an opportunity.