GSMA Ministerial Programme

The centre of policy debate

Between 28 February and 2 March, 2022, the GSMA Ministerial Programme welcomed 161 delegations to Barcelona to debate the issues and steer a course towards economic recovery and a digitally inclusive world. The Programme will be back to MWC Barcelona from 27 February to 2 March 2023. Catch up on event news on @GSMAPolicy and by searching for #MWC22MP on Twitter.

The Ministerial Programme 2022 in numbers

Ministerial Programme 2022 keynote speakers

Congratulations to the Government of Spain Winner of the Government Leadership Award 2022

The scope and scale of Spain’s policy actions in 2021 make this a watershed year for public support of the digital economy generally and 5G deployment specifically.

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*Congratulations to Mr Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, ITU* Winner of the Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award

Congratulations to Mr Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, ITU Winner of the Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award

Throughout his career Mr. Zhao has demonstrated his commitment to the advancement of ICTs, and he is a passionate and vocal advocate for the global goal of universal connectivity.

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.

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