GSMA Ministerial Programme

The center of policy debate

At the heart of MWC Barcelona, the GSMA Ministerial Programme 2021 attracted policymakers from around the world to exchange views on digital inclusion, network resilience and maximising the potential of 5G, against the backdrop of the pandemic. In 2022 the Programme will return to Barcelona from 28 February to 2 March.

Government Leadership Award 2022 - nominations are now open!

The GSMA’s Government Leadership Award recognizes world-class leadership in the establishment of sound regulatory policies for mobile connectivity.

This category is free to enter and is open to all national governments.

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Agenda and speakers

The GSMA Ministerial Programme 2021 focused on ‘Connected Impact’, showcasing how the right policy frameworks can strengthen digital infrastructure, foster innovation and accelerate economic recovery, even in times of crisis. You can now view the virtual content on demand.


About the GSMA Ministerial Programme

The GSMA Ministerial Programme has grown in popularity and scope since its launch in 2006.

This unique event has been attended by industry CEOs, ministers, telecom regulators, data protection authorities and senior representatives of international organisations – all gathering to share knowledge, stimulate debate around current issues – and provide an opportunity to engage with mobile industry experts on policy and regulatory topics.

The Ministerial Programme is an invitation-only event, targeted at senior government and industry leaders. Find out more.

Attendee information