Tag Archives: ITU

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ITU Leverages Social Networks to Develop Future Strategy

As a testimony to ITU’s strong commitment to openness and transparency, from June 2013 to May 2014 ITU has engaged in an innovative consultation process to gather views from all stakeholders at every stage in the process of the elaboration of its new Strategic Plan. This is the first time that a UN agency has […]

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Ten-Year Anniversary of the WSIS Stocktaking Process: Sharing Best Practices

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), which took place in Geneva in 2003 and in Tunis in 2005, determined the key principles to harness the potential of ICTs and to build a people-centred, development-oriented and inclusive Information Society. Among the Summit’s outcomes, more than 2500 projects were launched to meet the objectives of […]

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WSIS+10 HIGH-LEVEL EVENT: PRE-EVENT MEETINGS 9TH June 2014

The pre-event meetings on 9 June 2014, on the eve of the WSIS High-Level event, will give us an opportunity to take stock of achievements, brainstorm on future outcomes and build a common vision beyond 2015. The WSIS+10 Pre-Event Meetings are scheduled to be organized at ITU (Montbrillant and Varembé Buildings), where the WSIS Forum […]

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Case Studies on eHealth: Achieving MDGs

Eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were agreed upon by world leaders at the Millennium Summit in 2000, which aimed at reducing world poverty, increasing the rate of development and improving global health. Goal 4 was set up to reduce child mortality and Goal 5 was set up to improve maternal health. According to WHO, achieving […]

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ITU, Facebook and ACOPEA launch online safety project in Ethiopia

ITU has teamed up with Facebook to develop a pilot program to promote child online safety in Africa as part of its Child Online Protection (COP) initiative. The collaboration will enable the African Child Online Protection Education & Awareness Centre (ACOPEA), an NGO focused on African child online welfare, to implement a six-month pan-African e-safety […]

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#BYND2015 #GetAhead with the ITU

The modern workforce is very different from the workforce of previous generations. While in the past most people would usually stay within the same industry or company for the majority of their career, the current young generation is expected to have an average of 6 substantial career changes in their working life. With this in […]

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Bringing Broadband to Everyone

The High-Level Strategic Dialogue takes place on 13 May, a day ahead of the 2013 World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum, #WTPF, offering an opportunity to hear top policy pioneers and industry leaders debate hot topics in a low-key setting – in contrast to the more formal procedures of the Policy Forum. ‘Building our Broadband Future’ is a […]

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