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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Press Release: ITU Global Cybersecurity Index 2017 shows improvements and strengthening of global cybersecurity agenda

Cybersecurity must be an integral and indivisible part of the digital transformation Geneva, 05 July 2017 – ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technology, has published the Global Cybersecurity Index 2017 (GCI-2017), which measures the commitment…

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Media Advisory: Space services experts to convene in Argentina for global satellite symposium

ITU International Satellite Communication Symposium 2017 to be held 29-31 May The world’s most respected experts in the fields of space services and satellite communications will come together 29-31 May in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina for the ITU International…

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Press Release: WSIS Prizes 2017- World’s top ‘ICT for Development’ initiatives announced

1.1 million online votes cast for 345 nominated projects in record-breaking year Geneva, 11 May 2017 – The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has announced the top-90 winning Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) initiatives from around the world competing for…

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