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2015 marks ITU’s 150th Anniversary


The year 2015 is a major milestone in the history of the International Telecommunication Union. On 17 May 2015 the world will be celebrating 150 years since the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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ITU's 150th Activities


Organize your own activities between January and December 2015!

Resource Mobilization Campaign


Resource Mobilization Campaign:

With reference to Council Resolution 1367, ITU Member States, Sector Members, Associates and Academia are invited to contribute to Fund for the Anniversary according to the resource mobilization plan.​​​​​​

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ICT Discovery


Witness ITU's contribution to the history of ICTs by organizing a trip to our interactive visitor center.

Schedule your visit to ICT Discovery

History and Digital Collections

ict-discovery.jpg Your gateway to a wealth of information about ITU’s history and a growing selection of digitized documents.

Read an overview article of ITU's history

Explore ITU's history and digital collections

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