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ITU 150

About the ITU-D and the BDT

​The Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) fosters international cooperation and solidarity in the delivery of technical assistance and in the creation, development and improvement of telecommunication and ICT equipment and networks in developing countries. ITU-D is required to discharge the Union's dual responsibility as a United Nations specialized agency and executing agency for implementing projects under the United Nations development system or other funding arrangements, so as to facilitate and enhance telecommunic​ation/ICT development by offering, organizing and coordinating technical cooperation and assistance activities.

Key Objectives


- Administration and Operations Coordination  Department;
- Infrastructure, Enabling Environment and E-applications Department;
- Innovation and Partnership Department;
- Project Support and Knowledge Management Department.