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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

ITU Journal: New special issues

​New special issues of the ITU Journal share research on evolving the Internet of Things into an Internet of Everything, plus innovations in AI and machine learning (ML) to optimize 5G and future networks.

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Gearing up for PP-22

​ The Plenipotentiary Conference (PP), ITU's highest policy-making body, is set to meet next year in Bucharest, Romania, from 26 September to 14 October 2022.

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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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