Media Advisory: ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, Korea, 20 October-7 November: setting the agenda for tomorrow’s global ICT development

World’s largest ICT policy-making conference set to welcome 3,000 international delegates from public and private sector


Geneva, 25 August 2014 – Journalists are encouraged to submit their online application for media accreditation for the 19th ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, which will be held in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 20 October – 7 November 2014.

The largest international meeting of policy makers from the information and communication (ICT) sector, the conference is set to tackle a wide range of issues raised by ITU’s global membership, which comprises 193 Member States and over 700 members from the technology industry, R&D institutions and academia.

The conference, known as PP-14, is expected to attract around 3,000 participants, including Heads of State and around 130 VIPs from over 160 countries, including government ministers and CEOs. Held every four years, the Plenipotentiary determines the strategic direction of ITU and develops policies and recommendations that address the evolving needs of the Union’s members.

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