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

Priority areas proposed for Asia-Pacific region Bali, 23 March 2017 – The Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for the Asia-Pacific region was held from 21 to 23 March in Bali, Indonesia. Participants at the meeting assessed the ongoing implementation of the Dubai…

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Press Release: UN Broadband Commission: Time for a “New Deal” if Broadband is to reach everyone, everywhere

Innovative industry collaboration and new public-private partnership models essential if broadband is to accelerate SDG achievement Geneva, 16 March 2017 – The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development held its 2017 Spring Meeting in Hong Kong, SAR of China, today, and committed to concrete…

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New Broadband Commission call to action provides guide to close digital gender gap

Effective and tangible action is urgent, says new report Hong Kong, 15 March 2017- The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development’s Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide, co-chaired by the GSMA and UNESCO, released a new report, Recommendations for action:…

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