ITU and Microsoft to Collaborate on Achieving Development Goals
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26 June 2008: The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Microsoft held discussions on extending the collaboration between the two organizations to help achieve development goals, inter alia, through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs).

The talks held at a meeting between Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun Touré, along with a […]

International Telecommunication Union
26
June 2008: The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Microsoft held
discussions on extending the collaboration between the two organizations to
help achieve development goals, inter
alia
, through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs).

The
talks held at a meeting between Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and ITU
Secretary-General Hamadoun Touré, along with a high-level ITU delegation, also
centered on strengthening “cybersecurity” in order to build confidence in the
use of networks and emergency communications to mitigate the effects of natural
disasters, ICTs and climate change. [ITU Press Release]

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