Today, participants of ITU’s Plenipotentiary Conference worked together to develop the policies of the Union on a wide range of topics including the Internet of Things and Smart Cities, Space Protocol,  Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and many others.

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How can Artificial Intelligence improve lives? Watch the motion graphic below and read the blog here. More backgrounders here.

How will Smart Cities contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals? Watch the video below and read the blog here. More backgrounders here.

In a video interview at PP-18, H.E. Joseph Mucheru, Minister of Information, Communications and Technology, Kenya, explained how the government of Kenya is harnessing the power of ICTs to deliver benefits to his people. Watch the interview below and read the blog here.

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are also playing a pivotal role in addressing the challenges Egypt faces in the areas of poverty, education, and health. Watch the interview with H.E. Amr Talaat, Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology below and read the blog here.

Last year in Ghana, 2 million citizens came online for the first time. H.E. Ursula Gifty Owusu-Ekuful, Ghana’s Minister of Communications, tells us how this was achieved in the video interview below. Read the blog here.

Behind the scenes:  More than 4500 document pages have already been designated for translation into one of the 6 official languages. There will be hundreds of more to come. Here, you can see the ITU editorial committee at work on the documentation produced by the committees and working groups of #Plenipot. For more sneak peeks click here.

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