International Telecommunication Union

World Television Day celebrates an integral part of modern life

Seven decades of United Nations’ work in developing new standards and systems for broadcasting are being celebrated on Thursday, World Television Day, an annual observance that recognizes the medium’s role as a major source of information, education and entertainment.

Change attitudes for future generations of women in tech, UN urges  

When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the field of information and communications technology, or ICT, marked on Thursday. 

Least developed countries make progress in mobile internet access

A new report released on Wednesday by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), states that the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are recording impressive progress towards increasing access

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Encourage girls in science to change “macho” tech culture

Exposing young girls to science and maths might help end the “macho” culture in the tech industry, according to a senior executive with one of the world’s biggest computer companies.

Astrid Tuminez is a Regional Director for Microsoft in South-East Asia.

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Vision, training and funding crucial to growing tech in Africa

Investing in training is critical to expand the tech sector in Africa, according to Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT (information and communications technologies).

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