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Newsroom - 17 May 2006: First World Information Society Day

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    Geneva, 17 May 2006 — The President of Senegal, Mr Abdoulaye Wade, and Professor Muhammad Yunus, Managing Director of Grameen Bank, Bangladesh, were honoured with the 2006 ITU World Information Society Award at a ceremony held in Geneva today to mark the celebration of the first World Information Society Day... [ Read more ]

    Geneva, 9 May 2006
    — The first World Information Society Day will be commemorated on 17 May 2006 to mark the inception of the International Telecommunication Union in 1865, over 140 years ago. On this important occasion, the first ITU World Information Society Award will be presented to two distinguished and eminent personalities whose outstanding personal contributions have furthered the cause of building a more inclusive and equitable Information Society and helped close the digital divide... [ Read more ]
     

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