World Telecommunication Day 17th May
World Information Society Day Poster of world telecom day 1969 World Telecom Day is celebrated every year on 17 May 1969, the establishment of the ITU and therefore the signing of the Primary International Telegraph Convention in 1865.
It was established in 1973 as Resolution 46 by the Plenipotentiary Conference in Malaga-Toremolinos. World Telecom Day In November 2005, the Planetary Conference on the Knowledge Society declared the United Nations General Assembly to be the World Information Society Day on May 17 as an expert on the importance of ICT and therefore made a wider selection of issues related to the Knowledge Society raised by WSIS.
In March 2006, the Samagra Sabha adopted a resolution that World Information Society Day would be celebrated on May 17 every year. World Telecom and Knowledge Society Day November 2006, The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Antalya, Turkey, decided to celebrate the two countries as World Telecommunications and Knowledge Society Day on 17 May.
The updated resolution invites 68 member states and region members to celebrate every day by organizing appropriate national events:
Reflections and exchange of views on the subject adopted by the Council Debating various aspects of the subject with all the partners in society Preparation of a report, reflecting national discussion on underlying problems on the subject, to be fed back to the ITU and hence its remaining membership