ITU events on the occasion of ITU's 150th anniversary


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World Radio Day 2015

Switzerland (Confederation of)
13 February 2015

World Radio day (WRD) marks the anniversary of the first broadcast by UN Radio in 1946. WRD seeks to raise awareness about the importance of radio, facilitate access to information through radio and enhance networking among broadcasters. The theme of WRD’15 is Youth and Innovation in Radio whic...

1st ITU Americas Centres of Excellence Steering Committee Meeting

Brazil (Federative Republic of)
25 February 2015

The 1st ITU Americas Centres of Excellence (AMS CoE) Steering Committee Meeting, hosted by the Agência Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (ANATEL) in Brazil from 25 to 27 February 2015, organized a session dedicated to the ITU’s 150th anniversary. Following the launch of the new strategy for the ...

ITU Symposium on the Future Networked Car

5 March 2015

​ITU's Symposium on The Future Networked Car will bring together representatives of the automotive and information and communication technology (ICT) industries, governments and their regulators, motor sport and international automobile associations to discuss the status and future of ICTs' int...

The ITU and its Contributions to the Caribbean over the years

31 March 2015

This event afforded the ITU Area Representative for the Caribbean a fine opportunity to bring into greater focus the ITU 150 Anniversary and to further highlight to fellow UN Agencies the impact of ITU on technological advancement, innovation and development worldwide and specifically in the Cari...

Girls in ICT Day

Switzerland (Confederation of)
23 April 2015

ITU’s global initiative to encourage more girls and young women into ICTs. Currently in its 5th year, global momentum around Girls in ICT Day continues to grow with over 100 countries expected to hold events hosted by governments, private sector and NGOs in 2015.  ​

17 May Event WTISD 2015

Switzerland (Confederation of)
17 May 2015

The key Celebration of ITU's 150th Anniversary will be held at the CICG venue on 17th May in Geneva, Switzerland with the theme Telecommunication/ICTs: Drivers of Innovation. This international event will bring together some 1000 participants from all over the world representing governments, priv...

ITU Regional Competition for Latin America and The Caribbean “Mobile Applications for Accessibility”

Brazil (Federative Republic of)
5 June 2015

To celebrate the ITU’s 150th Anniversary the ITU Americas Regional Office, in close collaboration with SAMSUNG, is launching Applications for Accessibility Award. This is a competition to promote the creation and development of new solutions involving mobile applications for the Android platfor...

Global Symposium of Regulators 2015 (GSR 2015)

Libreville, Gabon
8 June 2015

The 15th Global Symposium for Regulators will take place in Libreville, Gabon, from 9 to 11 June 2015. It will be preceded by a series of pre-events on 8 June 2015.  Under the central theme of "Mind the Digital Gap - Regulatory Incentives to achieve digital opportunities", participants will expl...

ITU International Symposium on the Digital Switchover

17 June 2015

On 16 June 2006, a treaty agreement was signed at the conclusion of ITU’s Regional Radiocommunication Conference (RRC-06) in Geneva, heralding the development of ‘all-digital’ terrestrial broadcast services for sound and television. The digitalization of broadcasting in Europe, Africa, Midd...

ITU Seminar on optimization and efficient use of spectrum. Mexico

13 July 2015

The ITU Seminar on optimization and efficient use of spectrum will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 13 July 2015. This seminar will give an overview of the ITU activities with respect to international and national spectrum management with a focus on the most recent developments, as well as a number o...

Regional Development Forum. Mexico.

14 July 2015

The Regional Development Forum of the Americas will discuss the activities of the Action Plan of Dubai, with particular emphasis on regional initiatives in order to get feedback from the membership to adjust the work of the BDT in the region. It will also pay special attention to the ITU Strategi...


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LET’S ROAM THE WORLD: The ITU Global Strategic Dialogue on International Mobile Roaming

Switzerland (Confederation of)
18 September 2015

This Strategic Dialogue will provide participants with the opportunity to engage with internationally renowned experts and panelists, exchange views and experiences and identify common approaches to respond efficiently to the challenges of international mobile roaming. Considering the internation...

ITU Telecom World 2015

12 October 2015

Organized by ITU, the UN specialized agency for ICTs, ITU Telecom World 2015 will be hosted by the Government of Hungary and will convene an audience of top-level representatives from public and private sectors from across the world.​

World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15)

Switzerland (Confederation of)
2 November 2015

World radiocommunication conferences (WRC) are held every three to four years. It is the job of WRC to review, and, if necessary, revise the Radio Regulations, the international treaty governing the use of the radio-frequency spectrum and the geostationary-satellite and non-geostationary-satellit...

World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS 2015)

30 November 2015

The WTIS is organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted in 2015 by the Government of Japan. The WTIS, held annually, is the main global forum to discuss international ICT statistics and information society measurement...

ITU Kaleidoscope 2015 "Trust in the Information Society"

9 December 2015

ITU Kaleidoscope 2015: Trust in the Information Society is the seventh series of peer-reviewed academic conferences organized by ITU that bring together a wide range of views from universities, industry and research institutions of different fields. The aim of Kaleidoscope conferences is to ident...