Enhancing the International Telecommunication Union’s Effectiveness, Transparency

14 May 2024

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Line of Effort 5: Enhance the International Telecommunication Union’s Effectiveness, Transparency, and Accountability

Responsible, forward-looking, inclusive, and transparent leadership by the ITU on telecommunications standards, telecommunications and ICT development, closing digital divides, and radio frequency spectrum is vital to U.S. development, defense, and economic priorities. The United States has long supported the work of the ITU in its core competencies, including global radiofrequency spectrum harmonization and advancing the development of the world’s telecommunications networks by enhancing connectivity and interoperability. Since Secretary-General Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s 2022 election, the United States has been working with other member states and partners to help her deliver on her vision to expand digital connectivity and inclusion; strengthen partnerships and stakeholder collaboration; empower and engage youth; and enhance the ITU’s organizational effectiveness, transparency, and accountability to achieve its overall goals.

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This post was originally published on May 6, 2024, by the U.S Department of State