Media Advisory: ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference set to meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina 9-20 October 2017

Shaping the future of the telecommunications and ICTs sector and its contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals MEDIA ACCREDITATION OPEN Geneva, 17 July 2017-  The ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017 (WTDC-17) will meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 9…

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Press Release: ITU publishes first Global ICT Regulatory Outlook

Global digital transformation calls for smart, inclusive and forward looking ICT regulation Geneva, 14 July 2017 – The first-ever global report tracking market and regulatory trends in the ICT sector and their implications across economies, Global ICT Regulatory Outlook 2017,…

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Press Release: Information and communication technologies heralded by UN chiefs as critical to fast-forward achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

More than 20 UN leaders share expectations on role of tech for good Geneva, 13 July 2017 – Information and communication technologies (ICTs) now form the backbone of today’s economies – providing individuals with access to such vitally important resources…

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Press Release: New global partnership aids countries to tackle increasing e-waste challenges

ITU, UNU and ISWA work together to ensure responsible management of fastest growing waste type Geneva, 12 July 2017 -As digital and tech devices become more available worldwide, their responsible disposal is becoming a challenge for many countries. In response,…

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Press Release: Broadband Commission calls on world leaders to harness development potential of ICTs to drive the SDGs

Statement to UN High-Level Policy Forum in NY cites ICTs as uniquely powerful tool to drive global development Geneva, 10 July 2017 – The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development today issued a statement urging policymakers, the private sector and other partners to…

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ITU CWG-Internet launches Open Consultation on the topic of “Public Policy considerations for OTTs”

ITU’s Council Working Group on international Internet-related public policy issues (CWG-Internet) has launched an open consultation- both online and physical- on the following topic: “Public Policy considerations for OTTs Considering the rapid development of information and communications technology (ICT) which…

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