PP-14 opens doors to leaders from ‘world’s most dynamic industry’

ITU Plenipotentiary Conference opens doors to leaders from ‘world’s most dynamic industry’

Korean President Geun-hye Park joins ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun I. Touré in welcoming 3,000 international delegates for three weeks of intensive talks on future of global ICT sector.

ITU’s 19th ITU Plenipotentiary Conference opened its doors to over 3,000 delegates and almost 600 local and international media today in one of the world’s most wired cities, with Host Country the Republic of Korea promising the most high-tech conference facilities ever offered at a UN treaty-making event.

Hosted by Korea’s Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), the event takes place at Busan’s BEXCO exhibition and conference centre from 20 October – 7 November.

The Republic of Korea is widely recognized as the world’s most connected country, topping ITU’s ICT Development Index for the past four consecutive years.

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