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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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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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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Press Release: Lithuania hosts last regional preparatory meeting for ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017

Priority areas identified in Europe Vilnius, 1 May 2017 – The ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for Europe was held 27-28 April in Vilnius, Lithuania. Participants at the meeting assessed the ongoing implementation of the Dubai…

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Press Release: ITU Telecom World 2017 takes a look into our smart future

Exhibition, debate, networking and awards to focus on smart digital transformation  Geneva, 1 May 2017 – Leading names from government and industry from across the world of digital technology will convene for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017 from…

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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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