Young Innovators Competition application deadline June 30

The Young Innovators Competition (http://world2013.itu.int/event/innovation/) will close its application in 10 days (on June 30th).  Remind any young men and women who might be interested to apply with their concept, for a chance to win up to USD 10 000 in prize money and great international exposure. They are are looking for the next generation…

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Journal: ITU/UN WSIS Geneva and Astana Economic Forum ASTEX 2013

I am heading out this week: Vancouver, Toronto, Frankfurt, Geneva. In Geneva, I am speaking on May 16th Thursday starting 9h00 (Geneva time, 12am PDT, 3am EDT) at the ITU/UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). The session theme is, “Why We Need an ICT Profession to Grow Our Citizenry, Our GDP and Our…

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ITU Young Innovators Competition Open for Applications

The International Telecommunication Union is proud to present its Young Innovators Competition 2013 edition, offering young and talented social technopreneurs the opportunity to present their ideas to industry leaders on a global stage at ITU Telecom World 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand, from 19 -22 November. Young Innovators Competition aims to attract dynamic, engaged young people…

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Chat Ambassador Karklinš, ADG Communication and Information UNESCO, WSIS Paris and Geneva, Internet Regulation, Innovation

Before assuming duties as the Assistant Director General of Communication and Information of UNESCO, Ambassador Karklinš served as the Latvian Ambassador to France, Andorra, Monaco and UNESCO. He was also the Permanent Representative of Latvia to the United Nations in Geneva. During his stay in Geneva, he served as the First Vice-Chairman, and one year…

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Chat: Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) since January 2007, was re-elected for a second four-year term in October 2010. As Secretary-General, Dr Touré is committed to ITU’s mission of connecting the world, and helping achieve the Millennium Development Goals through harnessing the unique potential of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). A…

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IFIP/IP3 invites you to the ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP World Summit on the Information Society May 16 2012

You are invited to join remotely in the provided “adobeconnect” rooms on Wednesday May 16 between 7:15am-9am PDT / 10:15am-12:00 EDT (1615 and 1800 local time (Geneva Switzerland)). For registration please visit the WSIS Forum website at http://groups.itu.int/wsis-forum2012/Information/WSISForum2012.aspx. The title of the Thematic Workshop that IP3 will lead is "Improving Economic Development, Regional GDP, Innovation,…

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