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National ICT Accessibility Frameworks

​Very few nations today have policies or frameworks in place to ensure that persons with disabilities are able to easily access and use technology. Establishing an enabling environment is one of the key steps to make ICT accessibility a reality...

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ITU Telecom World 2015

​Taking place from 12-15 October in Budapest, Hungary, ITU Telecom World is the global innovation event for SMEs, corporates and governments. It aims to help ideas go further, faster to make the world better sooner. 

It's open to innovation and is now open for registration.  

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ITU Telecom World 2015

Accessibility and Innovation

​ITU150 in July: Innovating with Lobna - Why should accessible technology matter to us? It is estimated that 1 billion people live with some kind of disability around the world. ICT accessibility advocate Lobna Smida explains that though there have been transformative innovations in technology for people with disabilities, there is still a long road ahead...

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Accessibility and Innovation

GEM-TECH Awards 2015

​​There are only 2 weeks left to submit your nomination for the ITU and UN Women GEM-TECH Awards 2015. The three categories are:

  1. Application of Technology for Women's Empowerment
  2. Promotion of Women in the Technology Sector
  3. Development of Gender Responsive ICT Governance, Policy and Access  

Nominations close on 31 July 2015. Learn more.

Learn how winning can impact your global business.
GEM-TECH Awards 2015
  • ITU Telecom World 2015
  • Accessibility and Innovation
  • GEM-TECH Awards 2015

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ITU Telecom World 2015

​12-15 October 2015, Budapest, Hungary

Radiocommunication Assembly 2015 (RA-15)

​26-30 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

World Radiocommunication Conference 2015

​2-27 November 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS)

30 November - 2 December 2015, Hiroshima, Japan

Forum on Internet of Things: Empowering the New Urban Agenda

​19 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

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