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Sixth World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum

The WTPF-21 will take place in Geneva from 16 to 18 December 2021, bringing together policymakers from around the world to discuss how to better harness technology to accelerate the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and tackle the world’s most pressing challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, without leaving anyone behind.
Check out the report by the ITU Secretary-General for the Forum.
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Where policy meets technology

Technological breakthroughs are transforming the global digital economy. With them come unprecedented opportunities but also complex policy challenges spanning social, environmental and economic issues. WTPF-21 is an opportunity to create a shared vision for sustainable development through balanced and considered policies. What is at stake is the world’s ability to build a more just, inclusive and sustainable global digital economy.

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WTPF-21 will help foster sustainable development and lead to policies that give everyone access to technologies that are safe, attractive, and affordable. What is at stake is the deployment of innovative technology and the ability to build the infrastructure and policy models required to connect the unconnected.
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Mr. Houlin Zhao – Secretary-General, ITU 
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