New ITU-T Global Portal launched with special focus on Regional Participation

New ITU-T Global Portal launched with special focus on Regional Participation

In 2004 Resolution 54 (Rev. Dubai, 2012) approved at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) resolved to support the creation of regional groups within Study Groups. This resolution aims to increase the participation of developing countries in standardization work and…

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Press Release : ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 20 October-7 November: media accreditation now open

Host country Korea plans extravaganza of ICT side-events and showcases to complement main conference programme ACCREDIT NOW Geneva, 21 July 2014 —Media accreditation for ITU’s 19th ITU Plenipotentiary Conference opens today, as ITU and the Republic of Korea together ramp up…

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Press Release : ITU, UN Women announce new global awards for outstanding work in technology for gender equality

GEM-TECH awards recognize leaders, organizations using the power of technology to drive change Geneva, 14 July 2014 – ITU and UN Women are partnering to launch a new global technology award that recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men in…

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ITU and IPC launch the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge

ITU and the International Paralympic Committee are launching the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge in search of innovative IPTV applications for a better quality of life. In the spirit of the Paralympics, coders are asked to apply their creativity in…

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New ITU publication on standard-essential patents

“Understanding patents, competition and standardization in an interconnected world” provides an introduction to standardization and intellectual property systems and the various means with which ICT standards bodies manage their intersection. The publication puts into context the recent increase in litigation…

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