World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

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2021 DateMay 17, 2021
2022 DateMay 17, 2022
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day History

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of the Internet. This day aims to highlight the internet as a global tool capable of connecting societies. It emphasizes information and communication technologies that help bridge the digital divide between people around the world.

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day were established in two different years by the UN General Assembly,1969 and 2006, respectively. They were combined into one day in 2006. They are observed annually on May 17th.

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World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Facts & Quotes

  • Technological advances such as 5G and the Internet of Things have the potential to deliver considerable social and economic benefits and to drive progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. UN Secretary-General, António Guterres
  • 2019 Theme: Bridging the standardization gap

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day - References and Related Sites

UN: World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

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