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International Telecommunication Union to help nations with emergency comms
Tue 24 Mar 2020
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"The exceptional COVID-19 crisis we are going through right now shows how vital information and communication technology networks and services are, both to respond to the current pandemic and to address disaster management."
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UN telecommunications agency launches global platform to fortify countries' networks
Tue 24 Mar 2020
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The platform set out by the ITU today aims to assist policy-makers, regulators and telecommunication companies by sharing ‘best practices and initiatives put in place during the COVID-19 crisis'.
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ITU encourages ICT sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Fri 28 Feb 2020
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The ICT industry should work towards reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by 45% in the next 10 years, in order to comply with the Paris Agreement.
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Samoa to host ITU’s global Girls in ICT Day 2020 celebrations
Mon 4 Nov 2019
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The celebration, which is held in April every year, aims to raise visibility and the importance of bringing women into ICT careers.
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New Zealand retains rankings in key ITU ICT development index
Wed 26 Nov 2014
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The report pointed to market competition and best-practice ICT regulation as the key drivers of affordable ICT services.
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