World Telecommunication & Information Society Day, 17 May 2011

World Telecommunication & Information Society Day, 17 May 2011

Information Communications Technologies (ICTs) “have become the great enablers of modern society, helping people communicate across distances and cultural divides, facilitating trade and commerce, and providing access to critical resources such as health care and education. Recent events around the world have also highlighted the catalytic role that mobile phones and social media can play in galvanizing public opinion against repression” says UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

More information, visit the United Nations and the International Telecommunication Union.