Press Release: ITU statistics symposium debates access to ICTs for Sustainable Development

Global statistics experts focus on leaving no one behind in the digital revolution

More than 400 participants from 59 countries, including government ministers, vice-ministers, Directors-General and leaders from business, academia and United Nations agencies met in Gaborone, Botswana, from 21 to 25 November to attend ITU’s World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS-16).
The Symposium was organized by ITU and hosted by the Government of Botswana.
WTIS-16 featured a Ministerial Roundtable on leaving no one behind in the digital revolution; a Leaders’ Dialogue on the structural impact of ICTs on societies and economies; and the launch of the Measuring the Information Society Report 2016 and the ICT Development Index (IDI) 2016.
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