The fifth World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-10), is taking place in Hyderabad, India from 24 May to 4 June 2010 at the kind invitation of the Government of India.
The objective of WTDC-10 is to identify priorities for the development of telecommunications and information and communication technologies (ICTs), taking into account contributions made by Member States and Sector Members, and to adopt the Hyderabad Action Plan (HAP) setting the future of activities of the ITU Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) over the next four-year period.
The Regional Preparatory Meetings (RPM) which were held in 2009 and early 2010 have given the opportunity to prepare regional input for WTDC-10.
Participants will include government delegates, Ministers, Ambassadors and representatives from the private sector, as well as regional and international organizations.

Date and Venue

24 May – 4 June 2010
Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC)
Hyderabad, India

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WTDC-10 will mark the culmination of a series of regional preparatory meetings (RPM) and will be an essential step in assessing the progress achieved in the implementation of the ambitious action plan launched in 2006 in Doha. WTDC-10 will adopt a declaration, a strategic plan and an action plan that will pave the way to building on the foundations of a truly global information society for all.


High Level Segment during WTDC

During the first two days of WTDC-10, several sessions of the conference will be dedicated to Policy Statements by high-level representatives of Member States (Ministers) and Sector Members (Chief Executives). This part of the Conference is called the “High Level Segment”.
More information here.


Hyderabad Declaration (doc 153)

WTDC 2010 Final Report