World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 

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World Telecommunication and Information Society Day  in United Nations in 2022
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Dates of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 
2023 United Nations Wednesday, May 17thWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day 
2022 United Nations Tuesday, May 17thWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day 
2021 United Nations Monday, May 17thWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day 
2020 United Nations Sunday, May 17thWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day 
2019 United Nations Friday, May 17thWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day 
Summary
While most people in the west take the availability of telecommunications for granted, this day highlights its benefits to all parts of the world.

The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.

World Telecommunication Day marks the founding of ITU when the first International Telegraph Convention was signed in Paris on May 17, 1865. This special day is also known as World Telecommunication and International Society Day. Since 1969, it has been celebrated annually.


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