International Telecommunication Union   ITU
 
 
Site Map Contact us Print Version
 Monday, January 28, 2008

ITU has issued a call for papers/speakers for its upcoming Symposia on ICTs and Climate Change, to be held April 15-16 2008 in Kyoto, Japan, hosted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) and 17-18 June 2008 in London, hosted by BT.

The events are part of a new initiative by ITU to better understand how ICTs can help mitigate and adapt to climate change as well as monitoring its impact.

Monday, January 28, 2008 10:55:05 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Thursday, January 17, 2008

Reinhard Scholl, Deputy to the Director of ITUís Telecommunication Standardization Bureau has taken a seat on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) board.

Annually, in rotation, ETSI, ITU-T and W3C appoint one non-voting liaison (TLG, Technical Liaison Group) to the ICANN Board. ICANN is responsible for the global coordination of the Internet's system of unique identifiers. These include domain names (like .org, .museum and country codes like .UK), as well as the addresses used in a variety of Internet protocols.

At ICANNís 30th International Public Meeting in Los Angeles, Internet pioneer Vint Cerf's term as Chairman of ICANNís Board came to an end. He was succeeded by Peter Dengate Thrush, a New Zealand lawyer and former President of InternetNZ.

The news follows a recent announcement on collaboration towards standards for the multilingual Internet made during the Internet Governance Forum.

delicious.small.gifBookmark with Del.icio.us

100x20-digg-button.gif

Thursday, January 17, 2008 5:21:58 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 9:59:49 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Monday, December 17, 2007
 Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Study Group 15 - Optical and other transport network infrastructures

Study Group 15 Meeting

Geneva, 11-22 February 2008

Registration Form

See TSB Collective-letter 5/15 for more information.

Study Group 15 Home

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 6:11:34 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     |