Visit by H.E. Mr. Dan NICA, the Minister of communications
and information technology of Romania to Geneva (April 29, 2002)
On the occasion of his participation to the UN/ECE European Regional
Meeting on the "United Nations ICT Task Force Regional Network and the
World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)", H.E. Minister Dan NICA
made a presentation on the concept of the Regional Ministerial Conference,
based on the UN/ECE membership, in preparation of the WSIS, Bucharest,
7-9 November 2002.
The UN/ECE conference was attended by representatives of the diplomatic
community, national experts and representatives of other international
organizations dealing with Information Society matters (UNESCO, WIPO, ITU,
A major objective of the meeting was to define Regional Priorities
for the World Summit on the Information Society and the European
Preparatory Conference in Bucharest.
The bilateral aspects of the cooperation between Romania and UN/ECE
were taken up in a separate meeting with Mrs. Brigita Schmögnerová,
the Executive Secretary of Economic Commission for Europe.
Another important moment of the visit was the reception hosted by the
Minister Dan NICA, on the occasion of the annual session of the International
Telecommunication Union Council. In this context, Mr. Dan NICA announced
the Romanian candidature for re-election as member of the ITU Council,
at the elections which will take place during the Plenipotentiary Conference
in Marrakesh - September 23 to October 18, 2002.
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