Friday, May 17, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – On the theme of “Bridging the Standardization Gap”, the United Nations is Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of World Telecommunication and Society Day 'information.
Celebrated every year since 1969, this Day commemorates the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on May 17, 1865, with the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in Paris.
World Telecommunication and Communications Day of the Information Society aims to help raise awareness of the prospects of using the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the economic and social spheres and ways to reduce the digital divide
In 2004, an Internet Day initiative was launched in Spain following a proposal from the Association of Internet Users, to which different organizations are associated.
The first celebration of Internet Day 2005 took place on October 25 with remarkable success. Following the declaration in Tunisia, the organizers of the Internet Day have set May 17 as the date of its implementation and will contribute, to the extent of their means, the development of this initiative in all countries of the world.
Nowadays, Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Haiti and other countries around the world are celebrating the day of the Internet. In Haiti ISOC Haiti, AHTIC, Digital Grassroots and Transversal come together to enhance this day with a campaign around the theme:
'' Tell what the internet looks like in your dream in which many Haitians from different stakeholders react on the Internet that they all want to have with #InternetDeMonReve s on social networks.