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Global Partnerships

ITU partners with international public and private sector groups to convene the electronics industry and the public sector around mapping and joint visioning for the electronic and electrical equipment (EEE) va​lue chain – from manufacturing, logistics, material recovery, and e-waste.

Circular Electronics Partnership

​The Circular Electronics Partnership (CEP) brings together key leaders from across the electronics value chain to drive a coordinated transition towards an economically viable circular industry. In enabling a circular economy, the partnership enshrines the principle of maximizing the value of products, components and materials throughout their full life cycle, using safe and fair labor and depending only on circular resources. ITU is a founded partner of the CEP. More


 The Solving the E-waste Problem (StEP) Initiative emerged in 2004 as an independent, multi-stakeholder platform for designing strategies that address all dimensions of electronics in an increasingly digitized world. StEP applies an integrated, science-rooted approach to create salient solutions to global e-waste challenges along the entire electronics life cycle. More

E-waste Coalition

On 21 March 2018 at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and six other United Nations entities signed a Letter of Intent paving the way for greater collaboration in the area of e-waste management in developing an E-waste Coalition. Further to this, at the 2019 WSIS Forum, three new UN entities signed the Letter of Intent. More

Global E-waste Statistics Partnership

 The Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP) was founded in 2017 by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations University – Sustainable Cycles Programme (UNU-SCYCLE), and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). The GESP is now implemented by ITU and UNITAR-SCYCLEMore