Press Release: Girls around the world join together to demonstrate their technology skills on International Girls in ICT Day

Geneva, 27 April 2017 – International Girls in ICT Day was celebrated today around the globe at hundreds of events showcasing the technological skills of girls and young women. The day highlights the value of women in the field of information and…

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ITU launches headquarters architecture competition: Registration open until 5 May 2017

Geneva, 13 April 2017 – Following a decision by ITU Council, ITU is organizing an architecture competition for the design of a new headquarters building in Geneva, Switzerland. ITU, the United Nations’ specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), has been…

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Press Release: 345 projects nominated for WSIS Prizes 2017- Online voting open until 30 April 2017

Geneva, 11 April 2017 – ITU has released the final list of 345 information and communication technology (ICT) success stories selected for consideration by the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2017. These were chosen following a comprehensive review of close…

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Press Release: Latin America advances Circular Economy and Smart Sustainable Cities

7th ITU Green Standards Week concludes with adoption of Manizales Manifesto Geneva, 7 April 2017 – The 7th ITU Green Standards Week (GSW-17) has concluded with the adoption of the Manizales Manifesto, expressing the shared commitment of the event’s over 850 participants…

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Press Release: ITU accelerates study of smart-city data management

Open group to identify standardization demands of data-driven smart cities Geneva, 29 March 2017 – ITU has established a new Focus Group to research data processing and management in the context of smart cities. The group is open to participation by any…

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Press Release: Harnessing digital skills and mobile learning for inclusive sustainable development

Policy Forum advances multistakeholder and collaborative dialogue on leveraging information and communication technology to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Geneva 24, March 2017 – The second joint ITU/UNESCO Policy Forum on Mobile Learning was held in Paris, France on 24 March…

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