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ITU 150

ITU: Committed to connecting the world

Broadband the key to bringing 'education to all'

Mobile phones, tablets and e-readers with broadband connectivity could prove the long-sought panacea in the global effort to bring quality, ubiquitous multidisciplinary educational opportunities to people everywhere, especially the world’s poorest or most isolated communities, according to the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development, which held its 11th meeting at UNESCO headquarters in Paris today.

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Broadband the key to bringing 'education to all'

Smart sustainable cities

Reading, United Kingdom, 3 March 2015
The forum will be preceded by the fifth meeting of the Focus Group on Smart Water Management (FG-SWM) on 2 March 2015 and it will be followed by the seventh meeting of the Focus Group on Smart Sustainable Cities (FG SSC) on 4-6 March 2015.

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Smart sustainable cities

World Radio Day

Live global broadcast, exhibitions, demos, hackathon, debates, features highlight theme: Youth and Innovation in Radio.

World Radio Day will be marked at ITU in Geneva on 13 February. The event will be broadcast live around the world from 17:00 to 20:00 in the Popov Room in ITU’s Tower Building.
Check out the latest ITU blog and Press release on World Radio Day.

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World Radio Day 2015

ITU 150: Youth and Innovation

How m-farming can feed the next 2.4 billion people
With a rapidly growing population, we must think differently about water if we want to ensure food security, conserve delicate ecosystems and reduce poverty by 2050. Fatoumata Kebe's project CONNECTED ECO, a winner of ITU Telecom's Young Innovators Competition, addresses this issue head on.

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Innovating with Fatoumata
  • Broadband the key to bringing 'education to all'
  • Smart sustainable cities
  • World Radio Day 2015
  • Innovating with Fatoumata

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