International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Established- 17 May 1865 set up as the International Telegraph Union; 9 December 1932 adopted present name; effective - 1 January 1934; affiliated with the UN - 15 November 1947
Aim- to deal with world telecommunications issues; a UN specialized agency
Members- (193) includes all UN member countries except Palau (192 total); plus Holy See