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The ICT Opportunity for a Disability-Inclusive Development Framework
Edition of 2013 New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

This publication contributes to a better understanding of the extent to which ICTs can enable and accelerate the social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities. It lists challenges that are still to be addressed while outlining concrete actions to be undertaken by each group of stakeholders and a set of indicators to help measure progress towards the achievement of a disability-inclusive post-2015 development agenda and framework. The report is the result of collaborative input from the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development, the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs, the International Disability Alliance, ITU, Microsoft, the Telecentre.org Foundation and UNESCO. For more information, please visit www.itu.int/accessibility.
Available inpaper   electronic file
Moby and the story of the telephone
2009   Publication Notice with Order Form

This book tells the story of the telephone and its technology, from ancient times to the present day. It explains the basic physical principles in simple terms, and is intended for anyone of high-school age or older curious to understand how this everyday object works.... A mobile phone belonging to one of the sales staff gets locked up in the shop, giving it the perfect opportunity to tell the latest batch of phones their own STORY - the history of the telephone!
Available inpaper   electronic file
Final Acts of the Plenipotentiary Conference
Busan, 2014 New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

Instruments amending the Constitution and the Convention of the International Telecommunication Union (Geneva, 1992) as amended by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Kyoto, 1994), the Plenipotentiary Conference (Minneapolis, 1998), the Plenipotentiary Conference (Marrakesh, 2002), the Plenipotentiary Conference (Antalya, 2006) and the Plenipotentiary Conference (Guadalajara, 2010).

Expected availability of free PDF* and paying hard-copy: 1st Quarter 2015 *(Free online access to PDF versions of this publication will be provided to the general public, upon finalization of the document, as per a 2013 ITU Council Decision)

Available inCD/DVD   paper  
Other editions:   Guadalajara, 2010   Antalya, 2006   Marrakesh, 2002   Minneapolis, 1998   Kyoto, 1994   Geneva, 1992  
World Information Society Report 2007: Beyond WSIS
2nd Edition, 2007   Publication Notice with Order Form

The second edition of the World Information Society Report, published by ITU and UNCTAD, looks beyond WSIS to the creation of an inclusive, people-centred and development-oriented Information Society, open to all. The opening chapter looks at the challenges of measuring the ICT sector while chapter two examines progress in bridging the digital divide. Chapter three focuses on emerging trends in the information society worldwide and chapter four looks at national ICT strategies. Chapter five considers the threats to cybersecurity, while chapter six provides an update on WSIS implementation and presents a number of ICT success stories across the world . When purchased, the report is accompanied by a series of tables providing the latest statistics on the development of ICTs worldwide.
Available inpaper   electronic file
Other editions:   1st Edition, 2006  
Collection of the Basic Texts of the International Telecommunication Union adopted by the Plenipotentiary Conference
2011   Publication Notice with Order Form

A reference document containing: a) the Constitution and the Convention as amended by plenipotentiary conferences; b) General Rules of Conferences, Assemblies and Meetings of the Union; c) the full text of the Optional Protocol on the compulsory settlement of disputes relating to the Constitution, the Convention and the Administrative Regulations; d) the full text of all decisions, resolutions and recommendations in force; e) a list of abrogated decisions, resolutions and recommendations; f) an Index of all provisions in the Constitution, Convention, General Rules, Optional Protocol, Decisions, Resolutions, Recommendations.

Free online access to the electronic versions in all languages is now provided to the general public (see below).
Available inCD/DVD   paper   electronic file
Other editions:   2007   2003  

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