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World Telecommunication & Information Society Day, 2020

Published on: May 17, 2020
BTP wishes all the workers in the Telecommunications industry a happy World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2020.
May 17th marks the day on which the global telecommunications community celebrates “World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD)” and commemorates the founding of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 1865.

The day is celebrated annually to highlight the use of communication and positive exchanges through technology.

The theme for World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2020 is “Connect 2030: ICTs for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”, and intended to reflect on the ICT advances for transition to smart and sustainable development.

Main focus is on specific ICT-enabled solutions and emerging trends for fostering economic, environmental and social sustainability, contributing to the five strategic goals of the Connect 2030 Agenda:

- Growth
- Inclusiveness
- Sustainability
- Innovation
- Partnership

More information regarding WTISD 2020 and the five strategic goals are to be found on the website of the International Telecommunication Union: