WTDC-14 Highlights, Issue N°3, 30 March-1 April 2014 : Policy Statements

WTDC-14 participants pay tribute to ITU

ITU urged to pursue work to achieve universal broadband connectivity

Government policy-makers and ICT industry leaders from around the world have reasserted their support for ITU’s ongoing commitment to bridge the digital divide and expressed appreciation for its assistance in helping developing nations access the benefits of ICT.

Delegates attending ITU’s sixth quadrennial World Telecommunications Development Conference now in session in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates also commended ITU’s continued leadership in guiding the agenda towards achieving the objectives set at WTDC-10 in Hyderabad, India.

During policy statements made over the first three days of the conference from 30 March to 1 April, 70 heads of delegation informed the more than 1,600 participants from 145 countries present about the current state of national implementation of WTDC-10 objectives and expressed confidence that the conference will produce a Dubai Plan of Action that will carry them closer towards achieving their common goals.

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