Press Release: Ground-breaking cyber drill takes place in South East Asia

Geneva, 2 December 2011 – United Nations’ specialized agency the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) yesterday held the world’s first cross border drill exercise by an international organization and a United Nations agency….

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Press Release: ITU to play leading role in UN global cybersecurity debate

Geneva, 28 November 2011 – ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun Touré will be among the prominent global leaders taking part in a special United Nations Economic and Social Council public debate on Cybersecurity and Development. Modern information and communications technologies (ICTs) now…

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Press Release: Burkina Faso President announced as new Chairman of IMPACT Advisory Board

Global Cybersecurity efforts further reinforced through ITU-IMPACT’s growing network of early warning and international cyber response facilities Geneva, 25 October 2011 – Blaise Compaoré, President of Burkina Faso, has been appointed Chairman of the International Advisory Board (IAB) of the International…

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Press Release: UN Agencies team up to make the online world safer 

ITU announces significant new landmarks in the fight against cyberthreats Geneva, 19 May 2011 – ITU has cemented new global partnerships designed to make cyberspace a safer, more secure place to be for consumers, businesses, and – most crucially – children…

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Press Release: Child Online Protection taken to new level

President of Costa Rica and ITU Secretary-General announce action phase for initiative Geneva, 17 November 2010 – A new phase of concrete activities for ITU’s Child Online Protection (COP) initiative will encourage the development of national COP centres, awareness campaigns and…

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Press Release: Arab States define key ICT development priorities

Broadband, digital broadcasting, open source software, Arab digital content and cybersecurity are main objectives Geneva, 28 January 2010 — The Arab States Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference 2010 (WTDC-10) concluded on Tuesday, 19 January in…

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