Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-21) ​will be hosted by the Government of Ethiopia and will take place in Addis Ababa between 8 and 19 November 2021.

​​​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 WTDS-21 theme is Connecting the unconnected to achieve sustainable development and 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.​​​​