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Ms Cristina Bueti

Counselor of ITU-T Study Group 20 “Internet of things (IoT) and smart cities and communities (SC&C)
ITU - International Telecommunication Union
Participates in 2 items

Cristina Bueti is the ITU Focal Point on Environment and Smart Sustainable Cities. She is also the Counsellor of ITU-T Study Group 20 “Internet of things (IoT) and smart cities and communities (SC&C)” at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). She also serves as TSB/ITU focal point for Latin America.

Cristina Bueti graduated from the Faculty of Political Science, Law and International Cooperation and Development of the University of Florence, where she completed postgraduate studies in International Cooperation and Telecommunications Law in Europe. She also holds a specialization in Environmental Law with a special focus on Telecommunications.

In 2003, Ms. Bueti built on her academic credentials by completing a specialized course in peace keeping and international cooperation with special focus on telecommunications at the Faculty of Laws, University of Malta, before joining the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva in January 2004.

As part of the International Women's Day 2016, she was named as one of the twenty Geneva-based inspirational women working to protect the environment.


She has authored over 40 reports on telecommunication issues. A native Italian speaker, Cristina is also fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Sessions in which Ms Cristina Bueti participates

Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Brussels
3:15 PM
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM | 1 hour

The future technological developments will set several strategic choices related to new value networks and ecosystems, how value is created within companies and redistributed among industry players, countries and society. Intelligent connectivity is essential for the achievement of the United Nation’s (UN's) Broadband Commission agenda for 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, having set deployment targets for 2025 to underline the importance of communication systems and networks on address...

4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | 1 hour

The IoT has the potential to address some of the most acute human, economic and environmental needs. It can also directly contribute to achieving the targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At the 7th IoT Week, the IoT research and industry community, together with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and other stakeholders signed the International Declaration on the Internet of Things for Sustainable Development, in which they expressed their support for researching, ...