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Se reúne Viceministro Primero de Comunicaciones de Cuba con autoridades de la UIT 

Se reúne Viceministro Primero de Comunicaciones de Cuba con autoridades de la UIT  | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
Jefe de la delegación cubana se refirió al programa de desarrollo estratégico del país hasta el 2030, que incluye a las telecomunicaciones y las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TIC) como un sector que tributa directamente al desarrollo económico y social del país.
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E-agriculture can drive rural development 

E-agriculture can drive rural development  | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union, has come up with the e-agriculture strategy to help countries use information and communication technology to drive rural development.
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ITU partners with Kenya to strengthen intellectual property protection 

Kenya and the UN agency on information and communication will collaborate to enhance intellectual property (IP) protection in the country
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Digital storytellers cited by UN Young Innovators

Digital storytellers cited by UN Young Innovators | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
Switotwins Digital Storytelling, a Davao-based startup that conducts online and physical workshops to help people tell their stories using digital tools, has been recognized by the United Nation’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World Young Innovators Competition Conflict Challenge for young social entrepreneurs.
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ITU celebrates telecoms, information society day

ITU celebrates telecoms, information society day | ITU headlines | Scoop.it

We must urgently continue to pursue the goal of bringing the rest of the world's people online, says the ITU's Houlin Zhao.

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UIT celebra Día Mundial de la Sociedad de la Información con foco en iniciativas empresariales TIC de impacto social

UIT celebra Día Mundial de la Sociedad de la Información con foco en iniciativas empresariales TIC de impacto social | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
El Día Mundial de las Telecomunicaciones y la Sociedad de la Información de 2016 conmemora el 151 Aniversario de la creación de la Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones (UIT), que fue fundada en París el 17 de mayo de 1865.
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World Telecommunication & Information Society Day

World Telecommunication & Information Society Day | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
As we celebrate World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016, marking the establishment of ITU on 17 May 1865, we continue to look to future advances in communications. We focus our attention this year on “ICT entrepreneurship for social impact”.
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New software gives blind people access to the internet in Laos

New software gives blind people access to the internet in Laos | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
The government of Laos has teamed up with ITU to develop the Lao Text to Speech Synthetic Sofware
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Egypt signs smart groundwater management deal with ITU

Egypt signs smart groundwater management deal with ITU | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
Egypt is the first country to collaborate with the ITU to execute such a project with the objective of environment protection and raising awareness of the importance of water to all humanity, including future generations.
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President El Sisi Meets ITU Secretary General

President El Sisi Meets ITU Secretary General | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
President El Sisi affirmed Egypt’s keenness to enhance cooperation with the ITU and actively participate in its activities. He lauded the leading role of the Union
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ITU to help improve e-literacy of people with disabilities in Belarus

ITU to help improve e-literacy of people with disabilities in Belarus | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
Belarus will implement a project to improve the Internet literacy of people with disabilities with the assistance of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
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Dubai moves to create smart city index with ITU

Dubai moves to create smart city index with ITU | ITU headlines | Scoop.it

Working with the ITU, Dubai recently completed its pilot phase of a new sustainable smart city index to help benchmark the city of the future.

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VIVA becomes a member of ITU

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced its accession to membership of International Telecommunication Union “ITU”

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UN launches campaign to urge 'smart' transition to sustainable cities

UN launches campaign to urge 'smart' transition to sustainable cities | ITU headlines | Scoop.it

ITU and UNECE have launched a global initiative to advocate for public policy that will promote use of ICT as a catalyst for the transition to smart sustainable cities.

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Learn more about 'United 4 Sustainable Smart Cities' at http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/ssc/united/
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E-agriculture Strategy Guide From the FAO and ITU 

E-agriculture Strategy Guide From the FAO and ITU  | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
The E-agriculture Strategy Guide, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the International Telecommunication Union provides a framework for countries in developing their national e-agriculture strategies.
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Telecommunication Regulatory Authority signs agreement with ITU & Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program 

Telecommunication Regulatory Authority signs agreement with ITU & Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program  | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
The agreement is aimed at coordinating joint efforts in assisting and providing consultation to countries who have expressed their interests in formulating national policies within the framework of ‘smart’ learning.
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On World Telecommunication Day, UN hails role of ICT in sustainable development

On World Telecommunication Day, UN hails role of ICT in sustainable development | ITU headlines | Scoop.it

The global sustainable development agenda recognizes the great potential of information and communication technology to accelerate human progress, bridge the digital divide and advance knowledge, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, marking World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.

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UIT difunde guía de reciclaje para basura electrónica

UIT difunde guía de reciclaje para basura electrónica | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
La inmensa cantidad de basura generada por la variedad de dispositivos electrónicos obsoletos se está convirtiendo en uno de los principales problemas ambientales en países desarrollados y en vías de desarrollo, asegura la Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones (UIT).
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AFI and ITU commit to finalize memorandum of understanding in Egypt

AFI and ITU commit to finalize memorandum of understanding in Egypt | ITU headlines | Scoop.it

Attending GSR16, ARI committed to finalizing a memorandum of understanding with ITU as a formal basis for collaboration between the two entities on digital financial services

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Smart Dubai collaborates with ITU at Malaysia 

Smart Dubai collaborates with ITU at Malaysia  | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
Smart Dubai collaborates with ITU at Malaysia to finalize Smart City Index after joint piloting phase. Dubai is first city to pilot the Smart City Index.
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President of Egypt convenes with ITU chief

President of Egypt convenes with ITU chief | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
President al-Sisi stressed Egypt's keenness on strengthening cooperation with the International Telecommunication Union and participating in its activities.
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Telecommunications Regulatory Authority participates in ITU ‘Study Group 5’ meeting

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority participates in ITU ‘Study Group 5’ meeting | ITU headlines | Scoop.it

ITU-T Study Group 5 adopted new recommendations, amended others, and discussed how to limit electronic waste as well as the role of ICT in this regard.

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Dubai veut créer un index de la smart city avec les Nations Unies

Dubai veut créer un index de la smart city avec les Nations Unies | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
Smart Dubai et l’ITU ont pour objectif de créer un index de la smart city dans le but d’avoir un aperçu de ce que l’on peut appeler une ville intelligente, pour motiver les villes du monde à suivre cet exemple.
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At high-level forum, UN spotlights power of information technology in advancing development

At high-level forum, UN spotlights power of information technology in advancing development | ITU headlines | Scoop.it
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have the power to help people around the world bridge the digital divide and accelerate innovation as world leaders continue to work towards implementing the United Nations development agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underlined today at the opening of a high-level forum of the ICT for development community.
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