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An introduction to the 
ITU WORLD
An introduction to the 
ITU WORLD
01 About us 
WHAT WE DO
01 About us 
WHAT WE DO
01 About us 
WHAT WE DO
01 About us 
WHAT WE DO 
‘Committed to 
Connecting the 
World’
01 About us 
WHAT WE DO 
‘Committed to 
Connecting the 
World’ 
Coordinating radio 
spectrum and assigning 
orbital slots ...
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1865 
We were 
founded
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1865 
We were 
founded 
1880 
Invention 
of Radio
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1865 
We were 
founded 
1880 
Invention 
of Radio 
1906 
First SOS
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1865 
We were 
founded 
1880 
Invention 
of Radio 
1906 
First SOS 
1925 
First TV 
broadca...
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1865 
We were 
founded 
1880 
Invention 
of Radio 
1906 
First SOS 
1925 
First TV 
broadca...
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1865 
We were 
founded 
1880 
Invention 
of Radio 
1906 
First SOS 
1925 
First TV 
broadca...
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1969 
World Wide 
Web
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1932 
First mobile 
phone call 
1969 
World Wide 
Web
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1969 
World Wide 
Web 
1932 
First mobile 
phone call 
2003/5 
WSIS/ Bridging 
the digital ...
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1969 
World Wide 
Web 
1932 
First mobile 
phone call 
2010 
Broadband 
Commission 
2003/5 ...
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1969 
World Wide 
Web 
1932 
First mobile 
phone call 
2010 
Broadband 
Commission 
2003/5 ...
02 How we got here? 
TIMELINE 
1969 
World Wide 
Web 
1932 
First mobile 
phone call 
2010 
Broadband 
Commission 
2003/5 ...
03 Where are we? 
PRESENCE
03 Where are we? 
PRESENCE
03 Where are we? 
PRESENCE
03 Where are we? 
PRESENCE
03 Where are we? 
PRESENCE
03 Where are we? 
PRESENCE
03 Where are we? 
PRESENCE
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU is the United Nations 
specialized agency for 
information and communication 
technologies (IC...
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU is the United Nations 
specialized agency for 
information and communication 
technologies (IC...
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU is the United Nations 
specialized agency for 
information and communication 
technologies (IC...
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
Our numbers
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
Our numbers 
193 MEMBER 
STATES
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
193 MEMBER 
STATES 
700 PRIVATE 
SECTOR 
Our numbers
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
193 MEMBER 
STATES 
700 PRIVATE 
SECTOR 
Our numbers 
70 ACADEMI 
A 
MEMBERS
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
ITU officials
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
ITU officials
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
ITU officials
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
ITU officials
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
ITU Council
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
ITU Council
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
ITU Council
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
ITU Council
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
ITU Elections 
Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
Organization
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
Organization
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
Organization
04 Meet us 
WHO WE ARE 
Organization 
Each sector has 
separate mandate, 
but all work 
cohesively towards 
connecting the...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU-R 
/RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS/
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU-R 
/RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS/
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - R KEY 
ROLE
Meet the sectors 
ITU - R 
KEY 
ROLE 
Global management of radio-frequency 
spectrum and satellite orbits 
Ensures equal a...
Meet the sectors 
ITU - R MAJOR 
ACHIEVEMENTS 
05
Meet the sectors 
ITU - R 
MAJOR 
ACHIEVEMENTS 
IMT-2000 and IMT-Advanced 
technical frameworks underpin 
mobile 3G and 4G...
Meet the sectors 
ITU - R WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION 
CONFERENCE 
05
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - R 
WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION 
CONFERENCE 
Reviews and revises the Radio 
Regulations in an evolv...
Meet the sectors 
ITU - R WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION 
CONFERENCE 
05
Meet the sectors 
ITU - R WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION 
CONFERENCE 
05 
Ensures reliable radio services 
remain available at a...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU-T 
/STANDARDIZATION/
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU-T 
/STANDARDIZATION/
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - T KEY 
ROLE
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - T KEY 
ROLE 
Crucial role in defining operation 
and interoperability of 
technologies that und...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - T KEY 
ROLE 
Standards enable global 
communications by ensuring ICT 
networks and devices spea...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - T MAJOR 
ACHIEVEMENTS
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - T MAJOR 
ACHIEVEMENTS 
PKI 
Public-key 
infrastructure, 
central to 
e-commerce 
H.264 
The Emm...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - T MAJOR 
ACHIEVEMENTS 
PKI 
Public-key 
infrastructure, 
central to 
e-commerce 
H.264 
The Emm...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - T WORLD 
TELECOMMUNICATION 
STANDARDIZATION 
ASSEMBLY
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - T WORLD 
TELECOMMUNICATION 
STANDARDIZATION 
ASSEMBLY 
Draws up the ITU-T Action Plan 
Sets ITU...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU-D 
/DEVELOPMENT/
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU-D 
/DEVELOPMENT/
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - D KEY 
ROLE
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - D KEY 
ROLE 
Spread equitable and affordable access to 
telecommunications to help stimulate so...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - D MAJOR 
ACHIEVEMENTS
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - D MAJOR 
ACHIEVEMENTS 
Measuring the Information Society 
report (ICT Development Index) 
Enhan...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - D MAJOR 
ACHIEVEMENTS 
Providing vital emergency 
telecommunications 
to assist rescue and reli...
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - D WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION 
DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
05 Meet the sectors 
ITU - D WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION 
DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 
WTDC mandates an Action Plan 
Sets the Burea...
06 Our work 
STUDY GROUPS
06 Our work 
STUDY GROUPS
06 Our work 
STUDY GROUPS
06 Our work 
STUDY GROUPS 
Helps bridge the gender divide and 
has equipped over 1m women with 
digital literacy skills 
B...
07 Our areas of action 
CLIMATE 
CHANGE
07 Our areas of action 
CLIMATE 
CHANGE
07 Our areas of action 
CLIMATE CHANGE 
ICTs & GHG 
emisions 
2010 
2-2.5% 
It’s the current 
ICT contribution 
to GHG 
em...
07 Our areas of action 
CLIMATE CHANGE 
Consumption 
reduction 
Smart grids Focus Groups on 
Smart Sustainable 
Cities and...
07 Our areas of action 
CLIMATE CHANGE 
Energy 
efficiency 
Toolkit on 
Environmental 
Sustainability for 
the ICT Sector ...
07 Our areas of action 
EMERGENCY 
TELECOMS
07 Our areas of action 
EMERGENCY 
TELECOMS
07 Our areas of action 
EMERGENCY TELECOMS 
Disasters 
ITU framework for 
Cooperation in 
Emergencies 
Standards for 
inte...
07 Our areas of action 
EMERGENCY TELECOMS 
Disasters 
Effective 
frequency 
use for 
emergencies 
Disaster-resilient 
net...
07 Our areas of action 
EMERGENCY TELECOMS 
Disasters 
Telecommunicati 
on equipment for 
relief efforts 
Rehabilitation o...
07 Our areas of action 
CIBERSECURITY
07 Our areas of action 
CIBERSECURITY
07 Our areas of action 
CYBERSECURITY 
Global 
Cybersecurity 
Agenda 
Disruption to ICTs 
in national 
infrastructure can ...
07 Our areas of action 
CYBERSECURITY 
Global 
Cybersecurity 
Agenda 
Disruption to ICTs 
in national 
infrastructure can ...
07 Our areas of action 
CYBERSECURITY 
Global 
Cybersecurity 
Agenda 
Disruption to ICTs 
in national 
infrastructure can ...
07 Our areas of action 
ACCESSIBILITY
07 Our areas of action 
ACCESSIBILITY
07 Our areas of action 
ACCESIBILITY 
Disability 
inclusive 
Lobbying for 
mainstreaming 
the use of 
‘universal 
design 
...
07 Our areas of action 
ACCESIBILITY 
Disability 
inclusive 
Developing new 
digital TV and 
radio systems and 
wireless h...
07 Our areas of action 
BROADBAND
07 Our areas of action 
BROADBAND
07 Our areas of action 
BROADBAND 
Advocacy 
Targets 
1 
Broadband is vital Availability 
for achieving 
Sustainable 
Deve...
07 Our areas of action 
BROADBAND 
Guide & 
Regulation 
s 
Technical 
standards for 
fixed and mobile 
broadband & 
Regula...
07 Our areas of action 
YOUTH
07 Our areas of action 
YOUTH
07 Our areas of action 
YOUTH 
Digital 
Users 
Broadband is vital 
for achieving 
Sustainable 
Development Goals 
(SDGs) 
...
07 Our areas of action 
YOUTH 
Initiatives & 
opportunities 
Broadband is vital 
for achieving 
Sustainable 
Development G...
07 Our areas of action 
GENDER
07 Our areas of action 
GENDER
07 Our areas of action 
GENDER 
Gender 
divide 
Estimated to be 
around 200 million 
fewer women online 
than men in 2013 ...
07 Our areas of action 
GENDER 
Gender 
divide 
Estimated to be 
around 200 million 
fewer women online 
than men in 2013 ...
07 Our areas of action 
DIGITAL 
DIVIDE
07 Our areas of action 
DIGITAL 
DIVIDE
07 Our areas of action 
DIGITAL DIVIDE 
World 
connection 
60% of the world’s 
people still not 
online 
ICTs improve 
acc...
08 What we do 
EVENTS
08 What we do 
EVENTS
08 What we do 
EVENTS 
The only event to unite 
the global community 
of ICT regulators to 
examine and debate 
the latest...
08 What we do 
EVENTS 
Reviewed the 
International 
Telecommunication 
Regulations (ITRs) in 
2012 to help improve 
global...
08 What we do 
EVENTS 
A high-level 
international event 
designed to stimulate 
discussion on 
emerging ICT policy 
and r...
08 What we do 
EVENTS 
Held in Geneva in 2003 and 
Tunis in 2005 established 
internationally agreed foundations 
for the ...
08 What we do 
EVENTS 
Held annually on 17 
May to mark the 
founding of ITU in 1865. 
Aims to promote 
awareness about th...
08 What we do 
TELECOM 
WORLD
08 What we do 
TELECOM 
WORLD
08 What we do 
TELECOM WORLD 
An annual event offering a 
platform for strategic 
debate, innovation-showcasing 
and 
netw...
08 What we do 
TELECOM WORLD 
The event integrates a 
world-class forum of 
interactive debates with 
exhibition of innova...
09 What we do 
ICT DISCOVERY
09 What we do 
ICT DISCOVERY
09 What we do 
ICT DISCOVERY 
A visitor centre dedicated to 
the history of 
telecommunications which 
showcases the evolu...
09 What we do 
PUBLICATIONS
09 What we do 
PUBLICATIONS
09 What we do 
PUBLICATIONS 
Published bi-monthly, 
ITU News 
keeps readers up-to-date 
with news from 
the worlds of ICTs...
09 What we do 
PUBLICATIONS 
ITU-R Radio Regulations 
ITU-T ‘ITU-T 
Recommendations and 
selected Handbooks - DVD-ROM’ 
IT...
09 What we do 
BROADBAND 
COMMISSION
09 What we do 
BROADBAND 
COMMISSION
09 What we do 
1 2 3 
Set up by ITU 
and UNESCO 
to promote 
broadband as a 
key facilitator to 
achieving global 
develop...
07 
ITU WORLD 
In an increasingly interconnected world, ITU plays a 
more essential role than ever – ensuring standards 
f...
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  1. 1. An introduction to the ITU WORLD
  2. 2. An introduction to the ITU WORLD
  3. 3. 01 About us WHAT WE DO
  4. 4. 01 About us WHAT WE DO
  5. 5. 01 About us WHAT WE DO
  6. 6. 01 About us WHAT WE DO ‘Committed to Connecting the World’
  7. 7. 01 About us WHAT WE DO ‘Committed to Connecting the World’ Coordinating radio spectrum and assigning orbital slots for satellites Bridging the digital divide Establishing global standards
  8. 8. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE
  9. 9. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE
  10. 10. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE
  11. 11. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE
  12. 12. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1865 We were founded
  13. 13. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1865 We were founded 1880 Invention of Radio
  14. 14. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1865 We were founded 1880 Invention of Radio 1906 First SOS
  15. 15. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1865 We were founded 1880 Invention of Radio 1906 First SOS 1925 First TV broadcast
  16. 16. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1865 We were founded 1880 Invention of Radio 1906 First SOS 1925 First TV broadcast 1932 New name: International Telecommunication Union
  17. 17. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1865 We were founded 1880 Invention of Radio 1906 First SOS 1925 First TV broadcast 1932 New name: International Telecommunication Union 1925 Space Age Communicatio ns
  18. 18. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE
  19. 19. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1969 World Wide Web
  20. 20. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1932 First mobile phone call 1969 World Wide Web
  21. 21. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1969 World Wide Web 1932 First mobile phone call 2003/5 WSIS/ Bridging the digital divide
  22. 22. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1969 World Wide Web 1932 First mobile phone call 2010 Broadband Commission 2003/5 WSIS/ Bridging the digital divide
  23. 23. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1969 World Wide Web 1932 First mobile phone call 2010 Broadband Commission 2003/5 WSIS/ Bridging the digital divide 2014 ICT Innovation for the future
  24. 24. 02 How we got here? TIMELINE 1969 World Wide Web 1932 First mobile phone call 2010 Broadband Commission 2003/5 WSIS/ Bridging the digital divide 2014 ICT Innovation for the future 2015 Let’s celebrate!
  25. 25. 03 Where are we? PRESENCE
  26. 26. 03 Where are we? PRESENCE
  27. 27. 03 Where are we? PRESENCE
  28. 28. 03 Where are we? PRESENCE
  29. 29. 03 Where are we? PRESENCE
  30. 30. 03 Where are we? PRESENCE
  31. 31. 03 Where are we? PRESENCE
  32. 32. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE
  33. 33. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE
  34. 34. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE
  35. 35. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs)
  36. 36. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs)
  37. 37. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs) Promoting global collaboration for a connected world
  38. 38. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE Our numbers
  39. 39. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE Our numbers 193 MEMBER STATES
  40. 40. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE 193 MEMBER STATES 700 PRIVATE SECTOR Our numbers
  41. 41. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE 193 MEMBER STATES 700 PRIVATE SECTOR Our numbers 70 ACADEMI A MEMBERS
  42. 42. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections ITU officials
  43. 43. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections ITU officials
  44. 44. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections ITU officials
  45. 45. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections ITU officials
  46. 46. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections ITU Council
  47. 47. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections ITU Council
  48. 48. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections ITU Council
  49. 49. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections ITU Council
  50. 50. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
  51. 51. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
  52. 52. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
  53. 53. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE ITU Elections Radio Regulations Board (RRB)
  54. 54. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE Organization
  55. 55. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE Organization
  56. 56. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE Organization
  57. 57. 04 Meet us WHO WE ARE Organization Each sector has separate mandate, but all work cohesively towards connecting the world
  58. 58. 05 Meet the sectors ITU-R /RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS/
  59. 59. 05 Meet the sectors ITU-R /RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS/
  60. 60. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - R KEY ROLE
  61. 61. Meet the sectors ITU - R KEY ROLE Global management of radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits Ensures equal and efficient use of radio-frequency spectrum to accommodate huge growth in demand for spectrum ITU-R coordination of orbital slots prevents radio interference preventing malfunctioning of satellite services 05
  62. 62. Meet the sectors ITU - R MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS 05
  63. 63. Meet the sectors ITU - R MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS IMT-2000 and IMT-Advanced technical frameworks underpin mobile 3G and 4G networks Excellent track record in maintaining harmonious satellite coordination 05
  64. 64. Meet the sectors ITU - R WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION CONFERENCE 05
  65. 65. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - R WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION CONFERENCE Reviews and revises the Radio Regulations in an evolving ICT sphere Excellent track record in maintaining harmonious satellite coordination
  66. 66. Meet the sectors ITU - R WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION CONFERENCE 05
  67. 67. Meet the sectors ITU - R WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION CONFERENCE 05 Ensures reliable radio services remain available at all times Address all radiocommunication matters of a global nature Reviews and instructs the Radio Regulations Board (RRB) and the Radiocommunication Bureau
  68. 68. 05 Meet the sectors ITU-T /STANDARDIZATION/
  69. 69. 05 Meet the sectors ITU-T /STANDARDIZATION/
  70. 70. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - T KEY ROLE
  71. 71. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - T KEY ROLE Crucial role in defining operation and interoperability of technologies that underpin global communications network 200 - 300 new global standards approved every year, with over 4,000 in use today
  72. 72. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - T KEY ROLE Standards enable global communications by ensuring ICT networks and devices speak the same language globally.
  73. 73. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - T MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS
  74. 74. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - T MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS PKI Public-key infrastructure, central to e-commerce H.264 The Emmy award winning video codec and its successor, H.265
  75. 75. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - T MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS PKI Public-key infrastructure, central to e-commerce H.264 The Emmy award winning video codec and its successor, H.265
  76. 76. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - T WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION ASSEMBLY
  77. 77. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - T WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION ASSEMBLY Draws up the ITU-T Action Plan Sets ITU-T Study Group top priorities and questions
  78. 78. 05 Meet the sectors ITU-D /DEVELOPMENT/
  79. 79. 05 Meet the sectors ITU-D /DEVELOPMENT/
  80. 80. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - D KEY ROLE
  81. 81. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - D KEY ROLE Spread equitable and affordable access to telecommunications to help stimulate social and economic development Human capacity-building in developing and least developed countries (LDCs) Helps to ensure that people everywhere are empowered to reap the benefits that connectivity delivers
  82. 82. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - D MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS
  83. 83. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - D MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS Measuring the Information Society report (ICT Development Index) Enhancing cybersecurity in LDCs – CIRT programme and cyber-drills
  84. 84. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - D MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS Providing vital emergency telecommunications to assist rescue and relief operations in the immediate aftermath of a disaster Helps bridge the gender divide and has equipped over 1m women with digital literacy skills
  85. 85. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - D WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
  86. 86. 05 Meet the sectors ITU - D WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE WTDC mandates an Action Plan Sets the Bureau’s Study Group questions
  87. 87. 06 Our work STUDY GROUPS
  88. 88. 06 Our work STUDY GROUPS
  89. 89. 06 Our work STUDY GROUPS
  90. 90. 06 Our work STUDY GROUPS Helps bridge the gender divide and has equipped over 1m women with digital literacy skills Bring together experts from public and private sectors and academia Companies that compete aggressively in the marketplace, work collaboratively with ITU SGs
  91. 91. 07 Our areas of action CLIMATE CHANGE
  92. 92. 07 Our areas of action CLIMATE CHANGE
  93. 93. 07 Our areas of action CLIMATE CHANGE ICTs & GHG emisions 2010 2-2.5% It’s the current ICT contribution to GHG emissions 2014 16.5% GHG emissions yet can cut projected in 2020
  94. 94. 07 Our areas of action CLIMATE CHANGE Consumption reduction Smart grids Focus Groups on Smart Sustainable Cities and Smart Water Smart solutions to reduce GHG in other industries
  95. 95. 07 Our areas of action CLIMATE CHANGE Energy efficiency Toolkit on Environmental Sustainability for the ICT Sector Next Generation Networks (NGN) Reduce carbon footprint of ICT sector
  96. 96. 07 Our areas of action EMERGENCY TELECOMS
  97. 97. 07 Our areas of action EMERGENCY TELECOMS
  98. 98. 07 Our areas of action EMERGENCY TELECOMS Disasters ITU framework for Cooperation in Emergencies Standards for interconnection and call prioritization In times of disaster, communication links are essential to humanitarian efforts 1 1 2
  99. 99. 07 Our areas of action EMERGENCY TELECOMS Disasters Effective frequency use for emergencies Disaster-resilient networks In times of disaster, communication links are essential to humanitarian efforts 1 3 4
  100. 100. 07 Our areas of action EMERGENCY TELECOMS Disasters Telecommunicati on equipment for relief efforts Rehabilitation of affected networks In times of disaster, communication links are essential to humanitarian efforts 1 5 6
  101. 101. 07 Our areas of action CIBERSECURITY
  102. 102. 07 Our areas of action CIBERSECURITY
  103. 103. 07 Our areas of action CYBERSECURITY Global Cybersecurity Agenda Disruption to ICTs in national infrastructure can mean catastrophic interruption of essential services 56 Cybersecurity country assessments conducted 8 + National CIRTs to strengthen Computer Incident Response networks Under 6 construction
  104. 104. 07 Our areas of action CYBERSECURITY Global Cybersecurity Agenda Disruption to ICTs in national infrastructure can mean catastrophic interruption of essential services 60+ Cyberdrills conducted involving more than 60 countries Global Cybersecurity Index measures each nation’s level of readiness
  105. 105. 07 Our areas of action CYBERSECURITY Global Cybersecurity Agenda Disruption to ICTs in national infrastructure can mean catastrophic interruption of essential services Enhancing Cybersecurity in Least Developed Countries 3 ITU Regional Cybersecurity Centres in Oman, Malaysia and Nigeria
  106. 106. 07 Our areas of action ACCESSIBILITY
  107. 107. 07 Our areas of action ACCESSIBILITY
  108. 108. 07 Our areas of action ACCESIBILITY Disability inclusive Lobbying for mainstreaming the use of ‘universal design principles’ Innovations such as the raised ‘bump’ on #5 key on devices ICT sector can help remove communication barriers that people with disabilities face 1 2
  109. 109. 07 Our areas of action ACCESIBILITY Disability inclusive Developing new digital TV and radio systems and wireless hearing aids ‘Access to telecommunicati on/ICT services by persons with disabilities and with special needs’ report ICT sector can help remove communication barriers that people with disabilities face 3 4
  110. 110. 07 Our areas of action BROADBAND
  111. 111. 07 Our areas of action BROADBAND
  112. 112. 07 Our areas of action BROADBAND Advocacy Targets 1 Broadband is vital Availability for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2 3 Affordability Gender
  113. 113. 07 Our areas of action BROADBAND Guide & Regulation s Technical standards for fixed and mobile broadband & Regulatory Toolkit ITU reports and analyses the state of broadband deployment globally, and provides key guidance to regulators The State of Broadband Report by the Broadband Commission for Digital Development
  114. 114. 07 Our areas of action YOUTH
  115. 115. 07 Our areas of action YOUTH
  116. 116. 07 Our areas of action YOUTH Digital Users Broadband is vital for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 45% Under-25 year olds accounted for 45% of global Internet users by early 2012 30% 30% of the world’s youth are ‘digital natives’
  117. 117. 07 Our areas of action YOUTH Initiatives & opportunities Broadband is vital for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Digital inclusion BYND2015 Youth Summit and Girls in ICT Day ‘Digital Opportunities: Innovative ICT Solutions for Youth Employment’ 2014 Young Innovators Programme and Crowd-sourcing Initiatives Research & Innovation analysis
  118. 118. 07 Our areas of action GENDER
  119. 119. 07 Our areas of action GENDER
  120. 120. 07 Our areas of action GENDER Gender divide Estimated to be around 200 million fewer women online than men in 2013 ITU programmes GEM-TECH Awards Trained women in digital literacy skills with Telecentre.org Foundation
  121. 121. 07 Our areas of action GENDER Gender divide Estimated to be around 200 million fewer women online than men in 2013 ITU programmes Girls in ICT Day – over 100,000 girls in 140 countries around the world encouraged to study STEM and take up ICT careers
  122. 122. 07 Our areas of action DIGITAL DIVIDE
  123. 123. 07 Our areas of action DIGITAL DIVIDE
  124. 124. 07 Our areas of action DIGITAL DIVIDE World connection 60% of the world’s people still not online ICTs improve access to basic services like education and healthcare, create jobs, and empower communities Connect the World initiative: Regional Summits mobilizing resources and partnerships for ICT development and roll-out
  125. 125. 08 What we do EVENTS
  126. 126. 08 What we do EVENTS
  127. 127. 08 What we do EVENTS The only event to unite the global community of ICT regulators to examine and debate the latest ICT regulatory challenges Global Symposium for Regulators / GSR
  128. 128. 08 What we do EVENTS Reviewed the International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs) in 2012 to help improve global connectivity World Conference on International Telecommunications / WCIT
  129. 129. 08 What we do EVENTS A high-level international event designed to stimulate discussion on emerging ICT policy and regulatory matters World Telecommunicatio n Policy Forum / WTPF
  130. 130. 08 What we do EVENTS Held in Geneva in 2003 and Tunis in 2005 established internationally agreed foundations for the Internet Society to ensure digital opportunities for all people. The WSIS Forum is held annually to review the implementation of the Summit outcomes. World Summit on the Information Society / WSIS
  131. 131. 08 What we do EVENTS Held annually on 17 May to mark the founding of ITU in 1865. Aims to promote awareness about the benefits of ICTs towards societies and economies, and ways to bridge the digital divide World Telecommunicatio n and Information Society Day / WTISD
  132. 132. 08 What we do TELECOM WORLD
  133. 133. 08 What we do TELECOM WORLD
  134. 134. 08 What we do TELECOM WORLD An annual event offering a platform for strategic debate, innovation-showcasing and networking for the global ICT community A unique mix of public and private sector leaders work together to drive the success of the sector
  135. 135. 08 What we do TELECOM WORLD The event integrates a world-class forum of interactive debates with exhibition of innovations, investment and partnership opportunities from around the world and across the industry
  136. 136. 09 What we do ICT DISCOVERY
  137. 137. 09 What we do ICT DISCOVERY
  138. 138. 09 What we do ICT DISCOVERY A visitor centre dedicated to the history of telecommunications which showcases the evolution and exciting future of ICTs – and the role of ITU in helping connect the world. Located at ITU Geneva headquarters
  139. 139. 09 What we do PUBLICATIONS
  140. 140. 09 What we do PUBLICATIONS
  141. 141. 09 What we do PUBLICATIONS Published bi-monthly, ITU News keeps readers up-to-date with news from the worlds of ICTs and ITU. 4.500 + Tittles ITU NEWS
  142. 142. 09 What we do PUBLICATIONS ITU-R Radio Regulations ITU-T ‘ITU-T Recommendations and selected Handbooks - DVD-ROM’ ITU-D Annual ‘Measuring the Information Society’ (MIS) Report The three sectors publish a variety of general, regulatory and conference publications
  143. 143. 09 What we do BROADBAND COMMISSION
  144. 144. 09 What we do BROADBAND COMMISSION
  145. 145. 09 What we do 1 2 3 Set up by ITU and UNESCO to promote broadband as a key facilitator to achieving global development goals Working groups on key issues such as Education, Gender and Sustainable Development Monitors global advocacy targets to ensure full participation in Information Society
  146. 146. 07 ITU WORLD In an increasingly interconnected world, ITU plays a more essential role than ever – ensuring standards for interoperability, spectrum resources are allocated fairly, and bridging the digital divide.
  147. 147. www.itu.int

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