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ITU Telecom World 2017

Explore the smart digital transformation of tomorrow. In today's smart Busan.

Join ITU Telecom World 2017 from 25 - 28 September in the smart city pioneer of the Republic of Korea.

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World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-17)

​WTDC-17 will convene in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 9 to 20 October 2017 to discuss how information and communications technologies can accelerate social and economic development. Learn more.

Nominations are now open for the EQUALS in Tech Awards

​​​​The annual award by ITU and UN Women recognizes work around the globe helping to narrow the gender digital divide

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Contribute to the new ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries

​​The first special issue of the ITU Journal will forecast how AI will change networking.  ​

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ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao condemns the terrorist attacks in Paris and expresses his sincere condolences to the victims, their families and to the Government of France.

He assures WRC-15 delegates that ITU is working closely with Geneva authorities and the UN security team to ensure the safety and security of delegates and staff.



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ITU Telecom World 2017
​​​​​25-28 September 2017, Busan, Republic of Korea

World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017
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Kaleidoscope 2017: Challenges for a data-driven society

27-29 November 2017, Nanjing, China

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