Centre for Telecommunications Development (CTD)

Centre pour le développement des télécommunications
Centro para el Desarrollo de las Telecomunicaciones

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1985-07 Geneva Switzerland


Jul 1985, Geneva (Switzerland), by Resolution No 929 of ITU Administrative Council, within the framework of B-XB2622 - International Telecommunication Union (ITU), following the recommendation of Independent Commission for World-Wide Telecommunications Development. Ceased to exist 31 Dec 1991, CTD functions having been integrated into the structure of E-XE3058 - Bureau de développement des télécommunications (BDT).


Provide a new multilateral focal point for the strengthening and expansion of the scope and extent of advisory services and technical support to developing countries with a view to remedying, through innovative efforts, the imbalance in the distribution of telecommunications in the world.


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Advisory Board, consisting of 21 members, including Chairman, Senior Vice-Chairman ex officio (ITU Secretary-General) and Vice-Chairman. Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director. Units (3): Development Policy Unit; Telecommunications Development Service; Operations Support Group.


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GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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