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13th Symposium on ICT, Environment and Climate Change

2019 Theme: "The role of frontier technologies in combating climate change and achieving a circular economy"
Room C1, ITU Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, 13 May 2019

Contact: Ms Cristina Bueti

Introduction
The International Telecommunication Union together with Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, UN Environment, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, UN Global Compact, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, United Nations Industrial Development Organization and UN-Women organized the 13th Symposium on ICT, Environment and Climate Change, which took place from 1100 to 1730 hours on 13 May 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The theme of this year's Symposium is “The role of frontier technologies in combating climate change and achieving a circular economy".
 
This Symposium was collocated with the ITU-T Study Group 5: Environment, Climate Change and Circular Economy meeting which took place from 13 to 22 May 2019. 

Objectives
The symposium brought together industry experts, policymakers, representatives from the ICT sector, international organizations, the academia and other key stakeholders to share their expertise and jointly discuss the latest trends in leveraging artificial intelligence, IoT, and other frontier technologies to develop innovative climate solutions, as well as moving towards a circular economy. 

Target Audience

This Symposium was open to all. Participation was free of charge.