Open Forum - ITU

10 November 2015 - A Open Forum on Other in João Pessoa, Brazil


ITU will present its recently launched Emerge Partnership, which aims to provide a focus group to better hear the needs of the SME sector. The Emerge Partnership brings together a network of stakeholders that are working to support local, regional and international innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems, to increase dialogue with government policy-makers and regulators who provide a vital enabling environment for private enterprises.

The Partnership includes representatives from the United Nations and Intergovernmental Organizations, ICT industry, private sector companies, academia/research institutions, incubator/hub managers, development/innovation practitioners, aid agencies/donors, private/public sector procurement specialists, and investors.