BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY Impact of EMF Emissions on Humans & the Environment , September 3 rd -5 th , 2003. OTSILE LETEBELE BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY PRIVATE BAG 00495 GABORONE, BOTSWANA Tel. No. +267 3957755 Fax. No. +267 3957976 E-MAIL: email@example.com - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITYImpact of EMF Emissions on Humans & the Environment , September 3rd-5th , 2003OTSILE LETEBELE BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITYPRIVATE BAG 00495GABORONE, BOTSWANATel. No. +267 3957755Fax. No. +267 3957976E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: www.bta.org.bw
ITU Seminar, Kampala, Septemeber 4th, 2003
BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITYThe basic principle of wireless communication is the transmission of information using electromagnetic waves.The effect on humans of electromagnetic energy emissions is an issue of public concern.
BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITYPublic concern about EMF radiation is, partly a result of the spread of mobile technology, as almost everybody is potentially affect .There is widespread concern about radiation from cell phones and from the cell phone towers (base stations) .
BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITYExperience of Botswana on the subject:Concern raised from different forums of the society.BTA had in the past requested to make presentation on the subject
BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITYMobile operator are required as a licence condition to carry out environment impact study.Mobile operators have to seek authorization from Department of Town and Regional Planning for any new sites in cities.The Department may impose in its authorization such conditions such as colors of the antennas etc
BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITYA government department called National Conservation strategy Agency is the responsible body for Environmental conservation.No studies / policy in the country on impact of EMF on humans.Policy framework and legislation
BOTSWANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITYThe International NIR Workshop & Symposium will take place in Seville, Spain, from 20 to 22 May 2004 This is ICNIRP/WHO Workshop Internationally recognized experts in all non-ionizing radiation (NIR) specialties will present lectures on the Subject.