Press releases: ITU Announces New ‘Access to Information’ Policy

Decision brings ITU policy in line with other international organisations Geneva, 02 January 2017 : ITU has started the New Year by launching a new access to information policy, committing to make more information and documents held, managed, or generated by…

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Dubai Reports Results from Implementing ITU’s Key Performance Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities

New case study shares insight into the experience of the Smart Dubai initiative The world’s first city to implement ITU’s Key Performance Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities reports the results of their experience in the newly released Smart Dubai case study….

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Harnessing mobile technology to improve access to health care

Harnessing mobile technology to improve access to health care

Costa Rica-born Kenneth started smoking at the age of 15, and continued every day throughout his entire high school and university life. He tried to quit a number of times, but never succeeded, despite being increasingly aware of the negative…

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ITU launches Network of Women for WRC-19

During the 2016 World Radiocommunication Seminar (WRS-16), which met in Geneva from 12 to 16 December, the ‘Network of Women’ (NOW) initiative was launched by François Rancy, Director of ITU’s Radiocommunication Bureau. The NOW initiative will encourage gender balance in…

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Press Release: The global treaty behind your mobile communications celebrates…

Happy Birthday, ITU Radio Regulations (1906 – 2016) ITU paid tribute today to 110 years of international cooperation among its members states on the ITU Radio Regulations, an international treaty for governing the use of the radio-frequency spectrum and satellite…

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Rwanda hosts regional preparatory meeting for ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017

Public and private sector ICT leaders discuss a new set of Regional Initiatives for 2018-2021 The Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for Africa was held from 6 to 8 December in Kigali, Rwanda. Participants at the meeting assessed the ongoing implementation…

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