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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Press Release: 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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