Committed to connecting the world

Areas of Action

The ITU Telecommunication Development Sector
(ITU-D)
has a programme to offer you - whether you are interested in entering or expanding your presence in emerging markets, demonstrating global ICT leadership, learning how to put good policy into practice, or pursuing your mandate for corporate social responsibility. In our increasingly networked world, expanding access to ICTs globally is in everybody's interest. Projects are implemented in all ITU-D’s areas of action.​

 

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES & SIDS

Facilitating carbon emission reductions and monitoring, mitigating impact and adapting to change. Targeted and differentiated assistance to LDCs and SIDS in key priority areas.

REGULATORY & MARKET ENVIRONMENT

EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Creating and maintaining the enabling regulatory & market environment essential for the development of ICTs. Maximizing the contribution of ICTs to disaster risk preparedness and response.

CYBERSECURITY

ICT APPLICATIONS

Fostering the integrity of ICT systems that is essential for their continued development. Extending the use of ICT-based networks, services and applications among developing countries.

CAPACITY BUILDING

ICT STATISTICS & INDICATORS

Strengthening human & institutional capacities to seize the opportunities of the information society. The ITU is the principal source of global and internationally comparable ICT statistics.

TECHNOLOGY & NETWORK DEVELOPMENT

DIGITAL INCLUSION

Facilitating the adoption of efficient technological solutions for ICT infrastructure development. Promotes ICT accessibility and use as well as digital skills developments for the social & economic development of people with specific needs, including women and girls, youth and children, persons with disabilities and indigenous peoples. 

SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT AND BROADCASTING

Providing assistance in various aspects of spectrum management and broadcasting, including transition from analogue to digital terrestrial television broadcasting