A week long delocalized meeting of the ECOWAS parliament’s Joint Committee on Communication and Information Technology, Education, Science and Technology, Labor, Employment, Youth, Sports and Culture is expected to begin in Monrovia on Monday, 27 August on Capitol Hill.
A press release from the House of Representatives says the meeting will be held under the theme: “Contribution of ICTs to the Regional Integration Process.”
Liberian Vice President Jewel Howard Tayor, Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Moustapha Cissé Lo, Liberia’s House Speaker Dr. Bhofal Chambers, Special Representative of the President of ECOWAS commission to Liberia Amb. Tunde O. Ajisomo and Liberia’s Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Milton Findley are expected to grace the occasion.
The release further states that an overview on the contribution of ICTs to the regional integration process will be done by Dr. Isaias Barreto Olimpio da Rosa, former ECOWAS Commissioner for Communications and Telecommunication.
It says the head of Liberian delegation to ECOWAS parliament, Representative Edwin Melvin Snowe, Jr. of Bomi County will deliver the welcoming statement.
Presentation on “Maximizing Effective Audience Reach of an ECOWAS Community Radio in view of the diversified linguistic groupings of the Community and the proliferation of community radios and their local contents (Experience of the West African democracy Radio)” will be done by Mr. Malcom Joseph, Executive Director of Centre for Media Studies and Peace Building, Liberia.–Press release