The Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping (PTP) initiative of the United Nations (UN) Department of Operational Support (DOS) and the Office of Information & Communications Technology (OICT) is announcing the 2nd PTP Webinar.
The Webinar is an opportunity for representatives of the UN and the Member States to be updated on progress of programmes and projects started through the PTP initiative, as well as other relevant information about the ongoing peace operations, including threats and challenges faced by the peacekeepers, and areas where technology could make a difference.
The Webinar is open to all interested military, police and civilians from United Nations, Member States and other UN partner entities. Attendees will be addressed by several senior speakers representing both the UN and the Member States and will be able to interact with speakers and moderators through chat.
The event will be fully online via WEBEX and is free of charge. The Webinar will be fully conducted in English language and is not open to the public.
- Date: Tuesday, 30 November, 2021
- Time: 08:00 - 10:00 AM Eastern Time Zone
- Location: WEBEX (Online)
- Registration Deadline: Monday, 29 November, 2021
(Invitation to register communicated directly to eligible participants)
Agenda: To be confirmed and communicated promptly
|Moderator||Mr. Aaron David
Programme Associate, Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping Initiative, Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
|Opening Remarks / Digital Strategy||Mr. Bernardo Mariano Jr.
Assistant Secretary-General / Chief Information & Technology Officer (CITO), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
|UNSC Open Debate / PTP Impulse Initiative||Mr. Anthony O’Mullane
Director, Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
|Peacekeeping Operations – Threats & Challenges / Mitigation Through Techhnology||Maj. Gen. Maureen O'Brien
Deputy Military Advisor, Office of Military Affairs (OMA), UN Secretariat, DPO, New York, USA
|Member State’s Perspective / Support to Peacekeeping Operations Micro-Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training||Permanent Mission of Uganda to the UN
Maj. Gen. Silver Kayemba
Military Adviser, New York, USA
|Permanent Mission of France to the UN
Brig. Gen. Roland Margueritte
Head of Military and Defense Mission, New York, USA
|Member State's Perspective||Permanent Mission of Luxembourg to the UN / SatCom Contribution to MINUSMA
Lt. Col. Claude Schaus
Senior Military Advisor, New York, USA
|Peacekeeping Mission's Perspective||United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)
Mr. Robert Kirkwood
Chief of Mission Support
|UN Global Service Center Technology Support to Peacekeeping Operations||Mr. Michel Bergeron
Chief, Service for Geospatial, Information and Telecommunications Technologies (SGITT), OICT, Valencia, Spain
|Status of Current & Future Initiatives / Achievements, Requirements & Opportunities||Eduardo Gabriel Artigas Moreno
Chief, Business Relationship Management Section (BRMS), Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
|Q&A / Chat & Live Session / Moderator||Samuel Leal
Chief, Technology Development, Design & Planning Section (TDDPS), UN Global Service Center, Valencia, Spain
|Webinar Conclusion / Closing Remarks||Anthony O’Mullane
Director Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA