ITU Global Standards Symposium to Address Climate Change

World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2008

29 September 2008: The International Telecommunication Union

(ITU) has announced its Global Standards Symposium (GSS) will convene 20

October 2008, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Symposium is designed to focus

on key information and communication technology (ICT) standardization

challenges, such as accessibility and climate change. The GSS will provide a

report to the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly, which is to be

held immediately afterwards, from 21-30 October 2008, also in Johannesburg. [ITU

Announcement] [The GSS Website]