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Date: Mon, 11 Mar 1996 21:20:10 -0500
From: John L. Mack <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Leland Initiative Public Meeting
UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS
ADVISORY COMMlTTEE (ITAC) AD HOC ON
THE LELAND INITIATIVE: AFRICA GII GATEWAY
The Department of State announces the first meeting of the United
States International Telecommunications Advisory Committee (ITAC) Ad Hoc on
the implementation of the Leland Initiative: Africa Global Information
Infrastructure Gateway. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April
3,10:00 a.m. to noon, Loy Henderson Auditorium, Department of State, 2201
"C" Street, NW., Washington, DC.
The purpose of ITAC is to advise the Department on policy, technical
and operations matters and to provide strategic planning recommendations
with respect to international telecommunications and information issues.
The purpose of the Ad Hoc Committee is to advise the U.S......
Government on the Leland Initiative a multi-year program to support full
Internet connectivity in up to twenty African nations. The agenda for the
meeting will cover how the U.S. plans to implement the Leland Initiative. We
will address the three components of the Initiative: policies,
infrastructure and approaches to assure wide use of the Internet. Questions
regarding the agenda may be directed to John Mack, Department of State, at
202-647-5778 or email:[log in to unmask]
Members of the general public may attend the meetings and join in the
discussions, subject to the instructions of the chair. In this regard, entry
to the building is controlled. If you wish to attend, please send a fax to
202-647-0158 not later than one week before the scheduled meeting with your
name, date of birth and social security number. Non-U.S. citizens will need
to fax your name, country and passport number.
One of the following valid photo ID's will be required for admittance: U.S.
driver's license with picture, U.S. government ID (unfortunately, company
ID's are no longer accepted by Diplomatic Security) or your passport.
Please enter from the "C" Street Main Lobby.