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Flood Early Warning Systems installed in Zambia
22 December 2017
- Project harnesses the power of ICTs to reduce the vulnerability of communities and save lives
Outstanding initiatives bringing digital tech opportunities to women in Lebanon, Afghanistan and Costa Rica win at 2017 EQUALS in Tech Awards
20 December 2017
- Annual event supports global efforts to bridge the digital gender divide
New satellite tracking of in-flight aircraft to improve safety 
19 December 2017
- ‘Automatic dependent surveillance’ technical principals adopted by ITU for global aircraft flight tracking 
ITU Regional Radiocommunication Seminar for Arab Countries addresses WRC-19 spectrum management challenges and opportunities for the Arab region
18 December 2017
- More than 150 industry experts and stakeholders convene from 15 countries in the Arab region
Transition to 5G featured topic at ITU Regional Radiocommunication Seminar for Asia Pacific
13 December 2017
- More than 140 industry experts and stakeholders convene from 22 countries in the Asia-Pacific region
E-waste grows 8% in two years with just 20% recycled – though more countries are adopting e-waste management policies
13 December 2017
- New United Nations report provides a comprehensive overview of global e-waste challenge
New ITU case study shares insight into Singapore’s ‘Smart Nation’ strategy
30 November 2017
- Singapore reports experience with ITU-UNECE Key Performance Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities
Frequency allocation and international regulatory framework top discussions in advance of 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19)
30 November 2017
- ICT stakeholders convene in Geneva for first ITU inter-regional workshop on WRC-19 preparation
Digital banking access for the world’s “unbanked” focus of first Financial Inclusion Global Initiative Symposium in Bangalore
23 November 2017
- Innovation to expand digital financial inclusion in developing countries
Smart, sustainable building designs take top place in juried ITU architectural competition
23 November 2017
- Four top architects selected by jury for their proposed designs of new ITU headquarters

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