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Bridging the Standardization Gap (BSG)

ITU's commitment to Bridging the Standardization Gap 

Bridging the Standardization Gap (BSG) is a fundamental part of ITU's historic mission to connect the world. BSG is also one of the 5 strategic objectives of ITU’s standardization sector (ITU-T). The overarching goal of the BSG programme is to address the disparities in the ability of developing countries, relative to developed ones, to access, implement and influence international ITU-T standards. In this context, the BSG programme aims to facilitate the efficient participation of developing countries in ITU's standards-making process, to disseminate information about existing standards, and to assist developing countries in the implementation of standards.

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Celebrations @ WSIS Forum 
(21st March 2018 - Room K1, ITU HQ)

ITU's efforts to bridge the standardization gap ensure that important ideas and contributions from all corners of the globe lead to intelligent dialogue and consensus towards quality global ICT standards

- Kwame Baah-Acheamfuour, Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 12



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