Given the global COVID-19 outbreak, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and its partners have decided to postpone the dates for the upcoming World Information Society (WSIS) Forum (from April originally to 31 August to 4 September 2020), as well as the AI for Good Global Summit: (from May originally to 21 to 25 September 2020). 

Both events will take place at the same venue – the ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Open only to representatives of Member States, Sector Members and to chairmen and vice-chairmen of Study Groups, the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) originally scheduled to be held from 24 to 27 March is postponed until 2 to 5 June 2020. Likewise, the 17th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium, originally planned for 15 to 17 April 2020, will also be postponed and new dates will be communicated shortly.

The dates and venue for the Global Symposium for Regulators (1 to 3 September 2020) remain unchanged.


The Government of the Swiss Confederation announced has put into effect a ban on large-scale events which involve more than 1000 people.

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