ITU-D Study Group 1 finalizes Reports on 9 study topics

ITU-D Study Group 1 finalizes Reports on 9 study topics

The fourth and final meeting of the ITU-D Study Group 1 for the 2014-2017 study period was held in Geneva from 27 to 31 March 2017. The meeting finalized Reports and other deliverables on 9 study topics as requested by…

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Press Release: Harnessing digital skills and mobile learning for inclusive sustainable development

Policy Forum advances multistakeholder and collaborative dialogue on leveraging information and communication technology to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Geneva 24, March 2017 – The second joint ITU/UNESCO Policy Forum on Mobile Learning was held in Paris, France on 24 March…

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Press Release: Indonesia hosts regional preparatory meeting for ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017

Priority areas proposed for Asia-Pacific region Bali, 23 March 2017 – The Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for the Asia-Pacific region was held from 21 to 23 March in Bali, Indonesia. Participants at the meeting assessed the ongoing implementation of the Dubai…

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Press Release: UN Broadband Commission: Time for a “New Deal” if Broadband is to reach everyone, everywhere

Innovative industry collaboration and new public-private partnership models essential if broadband is to accelerate SDG achievement Geneva, 16 March 2017 – The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development held its 2017 Spring Meeting in Hong Kong, SAR of China, today, and committed to concrete…

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New Broadband Commission call to action provides guide to close digital gender gap

Effective and tangible action is urgent, says new report Hong Kong, 15 March 2017- The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development’s Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide, co-chaired by the GSMA and UNESCO, released a new report, Recommendations for action:…

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Press Release: ITU Publishes Policy Recommendations on Digital Financial Services

Two-year consultation programme concludes with publication of 85 policy recommendations. New global initiative to be launched in April 2017. Geneva, 9 March 2017 – After two years of extensive consultation, the ITU Focus Group on Digital Financial Services (DFS) has…

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