A resident of Tacloban City, Leyte. The Secretary General visited Tacloban City to assess the relief and rehabilitation efforts for the survivors of super typhoon "Yolanda".

Promoting the use of ICTs in Disaster Risk preparedness

Two days before Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) made landfall in central Philippines on 8 November 2013, Engineer Romarico Cabellon, a municipal planning and development coordinator in San Remigio was busy ensuring the timely delivery of essential relief supplies…

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ITU Blog: How ITU’S child online protection efforts help address the UN Sustainable Development Goals

ITU Blog: How ITU’S child online protection efforts help address the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are now crucial tools for children’s education. But these new tools can bring new risks to our most vulnerable digital citizens. For example, a new report shows that up to 1 in 6 children in…

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Regional Development Forum for the Americas reviews implementation of Regional Initiatives

Regional Development Forum for the Americas reviews implementation of Regional Initiatives

The ITU Regional Development Forum for the Americas region was held in Brasilia, Brazil on 15 June 2016. The Forum was organized by ITU in collaboration with Brazil’s telecommunications regulator Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações Agência (ANATEL). The Forum reviewed progress…

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ITU CWG-Internet launches Open Consultation on “Building an enabling environment for access to the Internet”

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: “Building an enabling environment for access to the Internet What are the elements of an enabling…

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Regional Development Forum focuses on ICTs for Smart Society in the Asia-Pacific Region

Regional Development Forum focuses on ICTs for Smart Society in the Asia-Pacific Region

The 2016 Asia-Pacific Regional Development Forum was held in Manila, Philippines from 6 to 7 June under the theme “ICTs for Smart Sustainable Asia-Pacific”. The Forum was organized by ITU in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology – Information…

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Regional Development Forum for Arab States reviews implementation of Regional Initiatives

The 2016 Arab States Regional Development Forum was held in Rabat, Morocco, from 28 to 29 March under the theme “ICT for Sustainable Development”. The Forum was organized by ITU in collaboration with the National Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ANRT) of Morocco….

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