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ITU Publications : General Secretariat and Telecom

 Recent ITU Publications from the General Secretariat and ITU Telecom
Final Acts of the Plenipotentiary Conference
2018  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

Instruments amending the Constitution and the Convention of the International Telecommunication Union (Geneva, 1992) as amended by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Kyoto, 1994), the Plenipotentiary Conference (Minneapolis, 1998), the Plenipotentiary Conference (Marrakesh, 2002), the Plenipotentiary Conference (Antalya, 2006), the Plenipotentiary Conference (Guadalajara, 2010) and the Plenipotentiary Conference (Busan, 2014).

Available inpaper   electronic file
Other editions:   Busan, 2014   Busan, November 2014   Guadalajara, 2010   Antalya, 2006   Marrakesh, 2002   Minneapolis, 1998   Kyoto, 1994   Geneva, 1992  
 
Collection of the Basic Texts of the International Telecommunication Union adopted by the Plenipotentiary Conference
2019  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

A reference document containing: a) the Constitution and the Convention as amended by plenipotentiary conferences; b) General Rules of Conferences, Assemblies and Meetings of the Union; c) the full text of the Optional Protocol on the compulsory settlement of disputes relating to the Constitution, the Convention and the Administrative Regulations; d) the full text of all decisions, resolutions and recommendations in force; e) a list of abrogated decisions, resolutions and recommendations.
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Other editions:   2015   2011   2007   2003  
 
ITU Journal : ICT Discoveries, Volume 1
2018  New!  

The second special issue of the ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries presents academic papers that offer insight into the increasing sophistication of techniques used to exchange and understand data, while also exploring how data can safely fuel more autonomous, human centric information and communication technologies. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the issue, it features contributions that add a deeper dimension to the discussion by looking at the policy, regulatory and ethical aspects involved in the increasing use of data today.
Available inelectronic file
Other editions:   2018  
 
Assessing the Economic Impact of Artificial Intelligence
September 2018  

This is the first paper in a new series of ITU's Issue Paper on Emerging Trends, which aims to identify and recognize emerging trends in the telecommunication/ICTs environment, and share the information with all ITU membership to enhance our capacity to understand the force transforming our society with the development of telecommunication/ICT.

Contributed by the McKinsey Global Institute, the economic and business research arm of McKinsey & Company, it offers a framework for thinking about how to model the economic impact of AI, putting this exercise in the context of the research on the dynamically changing world of work in the light of automation, the need for a skills revolution, and the increasing and potential use of AI by companies.

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The State of Broadband 2018: Broadband catalyzing sustainable development
2018  

This annual report from the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development showcases the state and trends in broadband deployments around the world.

The 2018 edition is now available for download below, or for the first time available online in a new interactive format.

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