ITU AI for Good, WGIC, OGC, and UN-GGIM Academia network together are pleased to launch its new GeoAI Discovery Series (GeoAI Events) on the applications of geospatial AI and the relevance of GeoAI to the Sustainable Development Goals.
The AI for Road Safety initiative brings together the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety and Envoy on Technology offices in a new partnership for global action with WGIC Partner ITU, the International Telecommunication Union.
More than a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, amid global demand for broadband services, the ITU’s Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development has reaffirmed its call for digital cooperation, innovation with information and communication technologies, and collaborative approaches to secure universal connectivity and access to digital skills.
ITU Telecom World started out life in Geneva in 1971, with “a message to the 21st century”. In 1971 ICT was all about telecoms; voice over a fixed infrastructure, run by national operators out of government departments.
International cooperation will be vital to reduce global disaster risks, agreed the participants at a recent workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for natural disaster management convened by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and UN Environment (UNEP).
The official launch of WGIC’s latest report, “Geospatial AI/ML (GeoAI) Applications and Policies – A Global Perspective”, took place on April 13th, 2021, during AI for Good, an event organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).