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Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak as an expert of ITU Group on Capacity Building Initiatives

Starting from 1 January 2019, Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak, PhD, Counsellor to the President of UKE, will advise the Director of the ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau as a member of the Group on Capacity Building Initiatives (GCBI).

 The group is an advisory body for the Director of the ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau. Its members are experts in the area of building digital capacity, two from each of the six ITU regions. Their role is, for instance, to advise on the activities of the ITU Academy, i.e. telecommunications/ICT training sessions conducted by authorised entities all over the world.

 Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak was recommended as a Group member by the European region. More information on the GCBI members and their tasks is available on ITU’s website.

 Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak has a PhD in sociology from University of Warsaw. In UKE, she heads the Social and Corporate Policy Unit, being in charge of UKE’s relations with sector organisations, start-ups and the academia, policies regarding people with special needs, as well as information campaigns accompanying UKE activities supporting digital capacity building.