The International Telecommunication Union Connect2Recover initiative, ITU is launching the Connect2Recover Research Competition to identify promising research proposals that will accelerate digital inclusion during the COVID-19 recovery globally
About International Telecommunication Union
The International Telecommunication Union was founded in 1865 and is an agency under the United Nations committed to connecting all the world’s people, to encourage international cooperation in all forms of telecommunication. The organization allocates global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develops the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strives to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide.
Requirements for ITU Connect2Recover Research Competition
- This competition is open to Academia, including early career researchers and think tanks.
- Individual experts who are affiliated with academic institutions may also apply.
- Submissions must clearly elaborate and demonstrate at least one of the following:
- How to carry out studies that can assess the resiliency for digital infrastructure taking into account relevant data sources and formulate forward-looking, actionable policy measures leading to positive outcomes in education, healthcare, or job creation by fostering digital inclusion as the country enters the COVID-19 recovery period?
- How to build back better with broadband along with digital inclusion during the COVID-19 recovery efforts resulting in meaningful connectivity?
- Develop key recommendations on aspects of resilient digital infrastructure supporting education, health, or job creation in the targeted context.
How to Apply for the ITU Connect2Recover Research Competition
To apply for the ongoing ITU Connect2Recover Research Competition is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started
It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the ITU Connect2Recover Research Competition on or before August 31, 2021