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First WCIT-12 Resolution approved and applauded

wcit-12-delegatesIt was heartening and appropriate that the first Resolution to be approved during the landmark WCIT-12 was all about connecting those who are still not connected.

It was a Resolution aimed at fast-tracking connectivity for landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing states (SIDSS) and represents very well the real focus of WCIT-12 as well as ITU’s digital inclusion mandate.

Virtually every facet of modern life depends on information and communication technologies.

ITU is at the very heart of the ICT sector, brokering agreement on technologies, services, and the allocation of global resources to create a seamless global communications system that’s robust, reliable, and constantly evolving.

This is part of ITU’s vision and mandate to connect the world and World Conference on International Telecommunications (#WCIT12) presents a unique opportunity to further this aim.

The first Resolution that has been passed at…

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