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ICT-related news from APCICT, the World Bank and ITU

  • An ITU workshop has highlighted that greater alignment in standards bodies’ thinking and work programmes would assist in improving the effectiveness of what remain disjointed standards efforts to ensure the security of connected, automated vehicles. The ITU Workshop on Security Aspects...
    ITU on 30 August 2017
  • The first special issue of the new ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries will forecast how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will improve user experience by enhancing the performance and efficiency of communications networks. A Call for Papers invites submissions until the extended deadline of 16 October 2017....
    ITU on 25 August 2017
  • The World Smart City Forum 2017 will share insight into city leaders’ ambitions in sustainable urban development and the value of international standards in supporting smart city innovation. The forum will be held on 15 November 2017 in Barcelona, Spain,...
    ITU on 17 August 2017
  • International awards promote gender equality in the ICT field 15 August 2017, Geneva – Only one month remains to nominate outstanding initiatives that use the power of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to empower women and girls, for the prestigious...
    ITU on 15 August 2017
  • ​​​​New data released by ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), show that 830 million young people are online, representing 80 per cent of the youth population in 104 countries. ITU’s ICT Facts and Figures 2017​ also...
    ITU on 11 August 2017
  • The first special issue of the new ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries will forecast how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will improve user experience by enhancing the performance and efficiency of communications networks. A Call for Papers invites submissions until 28 August 2017. Researchers are...
    ITU on 4 August 2017
  • Geneva, 31 July 2017 ​​​​New data released by ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), show that 830 million young people are online, representing 80 per cent of the youth population in 104 countries. ITU’s ICT...
    ITU on 31 July 2017
  • Connection of millions of unbanked people to formal financial systems accelerated Geneva, 27 July 2017 – A new global programme to advance research in digital finance and accelerate digital financial inclusion in developing countries, the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative, has been launched...
    ITU on 27 July 2017
  • By Omar Elloumi, IoT evangelist and thought leader at oneM2M and Nokia Bell Labs and CTO group The first meeting of the new ITU-T Focus Group on Data Processing and Management (DPM) confirmed that “data is the new oil”, fast becoming powerful fuel...
    ITU on 27 July 2017
  • An ITU Workshop on Security Aspects of Intelligent Transport Systems in Geneva, 28 August 2017, will analyze the security demands of the communications technologies underlying connected, automated driving. Participation in the workshop is free of charge and open to all. Register...
    ITU on 20 July 2017