Virtual Opening Ceremony – WB6 Digital Summit in Digital Platform

26 oct. 2020 time: 09:00 am – 10:00 am CET

Ms. Majlinda Bregu, Secretary General of RCC (moderator)

Mr. Roberto Viola, European Commission, General Director of DG Connect

Mr. Wolfgang Kopf,  Member of the Executive Committee of German Eastern Business Association

Mr. Robert Opp, UNDP’s Chief Digital Officer

Mr. Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of ITU

Ms. Claudia Dörr-Voß, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

Ms. Belinda Balluku, Minister of Infrastructure and Energy, Host

The Third Western Balkans Digital Summit (WBDS) has been opened in Tirana today, 26 October 2020. The WBDS in Tirana aims to drive regional cooperation on 5G network and interoperability of data and services, attesting region’s resilience and forward looking orientation amidst the most challenging of contexts induced by Covid.

The virtual opening ceremony officially marked the beginning of the Western Balkans Digital Summit 2020. The ceremony began with high level opening statements from the host, co-organizers, partners and high level representatives of international organizations and industry. Ms. Majlinda Bregu, Secretary General of RCC (moderator), Mr. Roberto Viola, European Commission, General Director of DG Connect, Mr. Wolfgang Kopf, Member of the Executive Committee of German Eastern Business Association, Mr. Robert Opp, UNDP’s Chief Digital Officer, Mr. Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of ITU, Ms. Claudia Dörr-Voß, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany and Ms. Belinda Balluku, Minister of Infrastructure and Energy, (host).

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