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The 2nd Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-2016) is taking place in Kuwait City, Kuwait, from 26 to 28 January 2016...


Top Tech Predictions for 2016

The New Year is characterized by a crop of telecom predictions from various research firms, consultancies and industry observers. This year, there have been more articles predicting key trends than ever before, with industry tech forecasts enjoying a clear boom in popularity...

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Smart Sustainable Cities

​The development of Smart Sustainable Cities is at the heart of our pursuit of sustainability. Modern cities are responsible for 80 per cent of global economic output and 70 per cent of global energy consumption and GHG emissions, and, by year 2050, cities will be home to 66 per cent of the world’s projected 9 billion inhabitants.

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets will stimulate action over the next fifteen years...
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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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​3 March 2016, Geneva, Siwtzerland

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​16-18 March 2016, Geneva, Switzerland

Global Symposium for Regulators 2016

​11-14 May 2016, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

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Francois Rancy, Director, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau