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ITU: Committed to connecting the world

Seize the moment: My message to ITU Digital World 2021

After opening ITU Digital World 2021 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao shares his message to attendees - and the world - to mark the event's 50th anniversary.

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Digital world 2021

Why we need standards to manage spectrum efficiently

Mario Maniewicz, Director of ITU's Radiocommunication Bureau, marks World Standards Day by recognizing the contributions of experts worldwide in collaborating on international standards.

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Inclusive standardization for sustainable development

​​​Chaesub Lee, Director of ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, reflects on a shared vision for a better world and calls for inclusive standardization to drive sustainable development.

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Where policy meets technology

The 6th edition of the World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum (WTPF-21) is set to take place in Geneva from 16 to 18 December 2021.

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WTISD 2022

​​​ COVID-19

​​ ​The theme for next year's World Telecommunication and In​formation Society Day (WTISD) is "Digital technologies for Older Persons and Healthy Ageing". Read more

COVID-19 response


​​ Learn more​ about ​COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, activities and partnerships at ITU.

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