If you think it can, submit a paper to Kaleidoscope. The digital tech industry needs faster innovation to make itself sustainable and drive similar gains in other sectors. Digital innovation for sustainability will be in focus at this year’s academic conference from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). ITU Kaleidoscope 2024: Innovation and digital transformation for […]
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By Thiago Soares, Chair of the ITU-Radiocommunication Study Group for Broadcasting Service (ITU-R Study Group 6), and Paolo Lazzarini, Head of the Radiocommunication Division at the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication, and Vice-Chair, ITU-R Study Group 6 World Radio Day 2024 marks a significant milestone, celebrating a century of radio’s evolution as a powerful medium of […]
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By Mario Maniewicz, Director, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau World Radio Day 2024 celebrates the enduring legacy of a timeless communications medium. Along with a remarkable past and irreplaceable present, radio promises a future filled with dynamic innovations. Consider broadcast radio’s profound influence on our lives, from historic news, drama, and music programming to providing a portable […]
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By Tomas Lamanauskas, Deputy Secretary-General, ITU In just one short year, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken centre stage in forecasts about the world’s future. It has prompted both excitement and fear. As we all know, fear sells better. That’s why Leave the World Behind with Julia Roberts became a top movie on Netflix. It’s a […]
The 9th International Day of Women and Girls in Science focuses on gender equality in science leadership as the foundation for a new era for sustainability. This year’s theme on 11 February aligns with tech-related gender policies at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Secretary-General Doreen Bogdan-Martin applauded the new science and technology exhibition (STEM EXPO) […]
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- The countries responsible for 88% of global emissions, including large emitters in Asia, have pledged net-zero emissions by 2050, yet current efforts are insufficient. Integrating trade policies with climate initiatives could break the gridlock and bring us closer to this crucial goal.
- Fossil fuels have been the bedrock of modern civilization, powering vehicles, generating electricity, and heating homes.
- Asian Development Blog: Redefining Education: How EdTech Can Help Overcome the Global Learning CrisisEmbracing a digital transformation in education requires a systematic approach that includes policies and funding, technical infrastructure, and affordable EdTech solutions.
A new toolkit from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) provides expert guidance in assessing and guarding against cybersecurity risks to infrastructure critical to digital financial services. The cybersecurity resilience assessment toolkit details how regulators and other stakeholders in digital financial services can evaluate the resilience of business ecosystems amid evolving cybersecurity threats. The toolkit is […]
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- Viet Nam’s plastic pollution is a problem that threatens its public and environmental health, resulting in financial losses across many development sectors. It is estimated that over seven million Vietnamese are negatively affected by the impacts of plastic pollution.