Over a decade of advocacy work
Since the beginning, the Broadband Commission has continued to engage in high-level advocacy to promote universal connectivity. One of the central roles of the Commission is to leverage our high-profile Commissioners to advocate for higher priority to be given to the development of broadband infrastructure and services to ensure that the benefits of this technology are realized globally and to spread the message of Broadband for Sustainable Development at key events, conferences and functions.
To date, the Commission’s outcomes have included a State of Broadband report published annually since 2010, more than 30 Working Groups on thematic areas from health to education, and bi-annual meetings gathering Commissioners and leaders to track progress and plan action. The Commission has also been instrumental in launching global initiatives, including: