ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference WTDC

6 Jun 2022

Kigali, Rwanda

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-21) ​will be hosted by the Government of Ethiopia and will take place in Kigali, Rwanda between 6 and 15 June 2022. The event has been postponed to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

​​​T​he ITU through its Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT), organizes a World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) in the period between two Plenipotentiary Conferences to consider topics, projects and programmes relevant to telecommunication development. ​WTDCs set the strategies and objectives for the development of telecommunication/ICT, providing future direction and guidance to the ITU Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D).

The event theme is Connecting the unconnected to achieve sustainable development. The event aims to develop innovative approaches and new models of collaboration for connectivity and digital solutions in this final Decade of Action to achieve the SDGs.

Further information can be found on the official webpage.​​​​