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UNAccessibility-blog

Kartik’s Story: Fighting for ICTs to be Accessible to All

As a blind student from India, I have had several experiences where a lack of accessibility has prevented me from having the same opportunities as others. People with visual impairments have been struggling with accessibility for a long time, and we urgently need to make sure that accessible information and communication technologies (ICTs) are available […]

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ITU tackles the mounting problem of e-waste

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the electronics industry have revolutionized the world, and as a result electrical and electronic products have become globally ubiquitous. The widespread use of electrical and electronic equipment has had many positive effects, empowering people to communicate and providing them with access to information across geographical, linguistic and cultural barriers. […]

fermun-blog

Youth connects with hot tech topics at ITU

On Wednesday 9th ITU opened its doors to some 350 students from across Europe as host of the Model UN programme run by the Lycée International of Ferney-Voltaire #FerMUN13. From 8:30am, the entrance lobbies and reception areas were abuzz with young voices as 200+ students from the Ferney Lycée and another 150 students from the Germany, the […]

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The Google campaign – An ITU view

عربي    中文    Español     Français     Русский ITU notes the recent comments made by Google in relation to the upcoming World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) in Dubai. Google has erroneously claimed that WCIT-12, which will take place in Dubai from 3-14 December, will be used as a forum to increase censorship and regulate the Internet. The freedom of expression and […]

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