Past Events

Transforming Parliaments: Digital services for members of parliament

18 September 2023 | Online

Event date: 18 September 2023 Over the past decade, there has been significant technological advancements in the information services available to parliamentarians, progressing from web-based intranets that grant access to legislative documents to mobile applications like ‘MP briefcases’ that enable remote access and participation.  The next phase in digital services for lawmakers is not only […]

WTO Public Forum 2023

12 September 2023 - 15 September 2023

Event dates: 12–15 September 2023 The 2023 Public Forum is set to investigate the role of trade in fostering an environmentally friendly and sustainable future. Discussions will centre around trade’s capacity to enhance access to eco-friendly products, services, and technologies, thereby aiding in the realization of the Nationally Determined Contributions outlined in the Paris Agreement. […]

The 3rd Symposium on Artificial Intelligence for Industry, Science, and Society (AI2S2)

11 September 2023 - 15 September 2023

Event dates: 11–15 September 2023 The AI2S2 Symposium is returning for its 3rd edition in 2023 to accelerate knowledge transfer on AI among private industry, science communities, and society. The 5-day Symposium will see reputable speakers presenting on a wide array of topics, including AI’s frontier developments, pertinent ethical issues, AI’s applications in the health, […]

The 54th session of the Human Rights Council

11 September 2023 - 13 October 2023

Event dates: 11 September–13 October 2023 The 54th regular session of Human Rights Council will continue its quintessential work of promoting the protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development. The 54th session will see a panel discussion on cyberbullying against children on 27 September from […]

Workshop on ‘Future technology trends towards 2030’

24 July 2023 - 25 July 2023

Event dates: 24–25 July 2023 A plethora of telecommunications stakeholders from academia, operators, vendors, and regulatory bodies has been actively engaged in identifying technology trends and visions for future telecommunication infrastructure and services. These activities include the technical evaluation for International Mobile Telecommunications 2030 (IMT-2030), the next Web, and quantum networks as well as deterministic […]

ITU Council 2023

11 July 2023 - 21 July 2023

Event dates: 11–21 July 2023 Pursuant to Council Decision 626, the 2023 ordinary Session of the Council will be held ​at ITU Headquarters in​ Geneva, from Tuesday, 11 July to Friday, 21 July 2023, with extended remote participation. For more information, and to register, please visit the official page.

AI for Good Global Summit 2023

06 July 2023 - 07 July 2023

Event dates: 6–7 July 2023 The AI for Good Global Summit is a prominent UN initiative that actively promotes the use of AI to advance various global development priorities, including health, climate, gender equality, inclusive prosperity, and sustainable infrastructure.  The platform serves as a catalyst for action and is organised by the International Telecommunication Union […]

The 18th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS-23)

03 July 2023 - 04 July 2023

Event dates: 3–4 July 2023 The annual World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposiums (WTIS) gather ministers, business leaders, regulators, national statisticians, academics, data producers, analysts, and partners to discuss the latest trends in digital development and its data-related aspects.  The 18th WTIS, themed ‘Advancing the measurement agenda to achieve universal and meaningful connectivity,’ will emphasise the significance […]

2023 Innovations Dialogue: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Future Battlefields

27 June 2023 | Geneva and online

Event dates: 27 June 2023, 9:00–17:45 CEST The 2023 edition of Innovations Dialogue invites military, technical, legal, and ethical experts to explore the impact of AI on autonomous weapons, domain-crossing warfare (across land, naval, and air), and the emergence of new domains (cyber, space, cognitive, etc.).  Built on last year’s Innovations Dialogue where much theorisation […]

UN Human Rights Council Side Event: Digital Innovation, New Technologies and the Right to Health

23 June 2023 | Geneva and online

Event date: 23 June 2023, 13:00–14:30 CEST The utilisation of AI and digital systems to improve access to healthcare services has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for tracking, platforms for information sharing, telemedicine, and other digital health solutions have experienced significant growth, positively impacting people’s quality of life. However, the deployment of these […]