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No Plan B for the Future

We don't have a plan B for the future: ICTs and achieving the SDGs

A guest blog by David Nabarro, the Special Adviser of the United Nation’s Secretary-General on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Climate Change, explains ITU’s vital role in achieving the SDGs...

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No plan B for the future

Nominations open for ITU/UN Women GEM-Tech awards

Recognizing leaders and organizations using the power of technology to create greater gender equality.

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ITU Telecom World Awards 2016

Recognizing and rewarding the best in innovative ICT solutions with social impact. Find out more on how you can take part, gain international visibility, share good practices - and realise your potential, faster.
ITU Telecom World Awards 2016

ICTs for a sustainable world #ICT4SDG

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets will stimulate action over the next fifteen years...
ICTs for a sustainable world
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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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Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium
Embracing Capacity Building Opportunities in the Digital Era
6-8 September 2016, Nairobi, Kenya

World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16)
25 October to 3 November, Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia

ITU Telecom World 2016

​14-17 November 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

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ITU150 e-book: Read online or download
The interactive book features highlights from ITU's year-long 150th anniversary celebrations

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Building tomorrow's Smart Sustainable Cities

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