Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping Webinar

 

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 a PTP Webinar.

The Webinar will be 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.
 

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, 29 April, 2021
  • Time: 08:00 - 10:00 AM Eastern Time Zone
  • Location: WEBEX (Online)
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday, 22 April, 2021
    (Invitation to register communicated directly to eligible participants)


Agenda:


Webinar Overview

Moderator Philippe Schifferling
Senior Programme Manager, Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping Initiative, Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
Welcome Address Anthony O’Mullane
Director, Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
PTP Progress since 5th Symposium Anthony O’Mullane
Director, Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
Peacekeeping Operations – Technology Strategy Rania Dagesh
Policy, Evaluation & Training (DPET), UN Secretariat, DPO, New York, USA
Peacekeeping Operations – Threats & Challenges Col. Xiangyang Tao
Chief, Current Military Operations Service, Office of Military Affairs (OMA), UN Secretariat, DPO, New York, USA
Peacekeeping Operations – Technology Success Stories Eduardo Gabriel Artigas Moreno
Chief, Business Relationship Management Section (BRMS), Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
Peacekeeping Mission’s Perspective Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)
Josep Parareda Masnou
Chief, Field Technology Section
Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA)
Manuel Saetti
Deputy Chief, Field Technology Section
Member State’s Perspective Permanent Mission of CANADA to the UN
Brig. Gen. Keith Osmond 
Senior Military Adviser, New York, USA
Permanent Mission of INDIA to the UN
Rajesh Parihar 
First Secretary, New York, USA
Host Country Update on the 6th PTP Symposium Permanent Mission of South Africa to the UN
Maj. Gen. Wiseman S. Mbambo
Vice Chief-of-Staff, South African National Defence Force
 
Partnerships, Opportunities Philippe Schifferling
Senior Programme Manager, Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping Initiative, Operations Support Division (OSD), UN Secretariat, OICT, New York, USA
Q&A / 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

 

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