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November 25, 2016

ITU Statistics Symposium debates access to ICTs for Sustainable Development

More than 400 participants from 59 countries, including government ministers, vice-ministers, Directors-General and leaders from business, academia and United Nations agencies met in Gaborone, Botswana, from 21 to 25 November to attend ITU’s World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS-16).
The Symposium was organized by ITU and hosted by the Government of Botswana.
WTIS-16 featured a Ministerial Roundtable on leaving no one behind in the digital revolution; a Leaders’ Dialogue on the structural impact of ICTs on societies and economies; and the launch of the Measuring the Information Society Report 2016 and the ICT Development Index (IDI) 2016.
For full text see:

http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-PR56.aspx

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ITU Statistics Symposium debates access to ICTs for Sustainable Development

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