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WTSA-16: Setting the Standard...

The World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) is held every four years for ITU members to refine the strategic direction of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector. The event will be preceded by the Global Standards Symposium on and an invitation-only "CxO Meeting".
25 October to 3 November - Hammamet, Tunisia 

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Announcing the Finalists for GEM-TECH Awards 2016

​Meet the finalists of the ITU and UN Women GEM-TECH Awards 2016, the only international prize recognizing innovative policies and programmes to promote and inspire women in technology.

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ITU Telecom World Awards

​Taking part in the ITU Telecom World Awards at ITU Telecom World 2016 offers you UN recognition, international visibility and unique opportunities for partnership, investment and growth. But hurry – the deadline for Award applications is 28 October!​​

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ICTs for a sustainable world #ICT4SDG

​​The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets will stimulate action over the next fifteen years...
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ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao condemns the terrorist attacks in Paris and expresses his sincere condolences to the victims, their families and to the Government of France.

He assures WRC-15 delegates that ITU is working closely with Geneva authorities and the UN security team to ensure the safety and security of delegates and staff.



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