ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference set to meet in Dubai, UAE, 30 March – 10 April 2014

Focus on Broadband for Sustainable Development

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Geneva, 27 January 2014 – The ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-14) will meet in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 March – 10 April 2014.

Highlighting the overarching theme, Broadband for Sustainable Development, WTDC-14 will focus on development priorities in telecommunications and information and communication technologies (ICT) and agree on the programmes, projects and initiatives to implement them. The outcome of WTDC-14, the Dubai Action Plan, is expected to set the agenda for telecommunication and ICT development over the next four years.

WTDC-14 will assess progress in implementing the Hyderabad Action Plan set in motion in 2010 along with other key areas of activity such as the World Summit on the Information Society, the series of Connect the World Summits held since 2007, and strengthening ITU’s regional presence.

For full text see:

http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2014/Advisory-02.aspx

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