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Special Initiatives

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Special Initiatives cut across multiple BDT thematic priorities and include Giga, Connect2Recover, and I-CoDI. A core characteristic of the Special Initiatives is a focus on developing global partnerships for program delivery, to achieve scale at the regional and global level. These and other BDT projects show that by working through partnerships ITU can have a greater impact and provide a greater support to ITU Membership and other stakeholders in advancing digital development. 

Giga Connect

GIGA

A global ITU and UNICEF initiative to connect every school to the Internet, and every young person to information, opportunity and choice.

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Giga Connect

International Centre of Digital Innovation I-CoDI

I-CoDI, an International Centre of Digital Innovation for Geneva, Switzerland,​ and the world, will help ITU Members, Sector Members and other key stakeholders to integrate innovation into their national development agendas and activities. The Centre, to be based in Geneva, Switzerland, will also have a virtual component.

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 Connect2Recover

Connect2Recover

Connect2Recover is a global initiative that aims to reinforce the digital infrastructure and ecosystems of beneficiary countries.

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