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In the fast-changing global technology landscape, Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs), and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) grapple with distinct challenges hindering meaningful connectivity, access to digital services and value creation. Our mission is to build national human and institutional capacities, foster partnerships and advocate for policies that empower LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS to harness the full potential of digital technologies.

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BDT4Impact: Stories of impact from the ground

Explore our Digital Impact Unlocked platform and our virtual exhibit on LDCs to learn how the work of the ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau transforms lives when it meets the needs of the people that it serves.