International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.

The ITU facilitates international connectivity in communications networks, allocates global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develops the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strives to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide. 

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The UAE has officially joined the ITU in 1972 after the establishment the union and the country. Moreover, the UAE has become a member in the ITU Council for the first time in 2006. Since then, the UAE has kept its membership in the ITU Council, providing its capabilities and expertise to support the ITU’s activities, programs, and events in its three sectors: Radiocommunicaition, Standardization and Development. Additionally, the UAE actively participates in the ITU’s various international forums. 

For more information about the UAE efforts in the ITU, click here.