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Connect the World



The Connect Asia Pacific Summit will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, on 18 November 2013, in conjunction with World Telecom 2013. 


Connect the World aims to mobilize human, financial and technical resources for the implementation of the connectivity targets of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and the Regional Initiatives adopted by Member States at the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference.


ITU and partners are organizing a series of regional Summits to mobilize resources and forge partnerships.


The Connect Arab Summit was held in Doha, Qatar, from 5 to 7 March 2012.





Connect Americas was held in Panama City, Panama, from 17 to 19 July 2012.





The Connect Africa Summit, the first in the series, was held in Kigali, Rwanda in October 2007.


​The Connect CIS Summit was held in Minsk, Republic of Belarus in November 2009.