Heritage Foundation Report Exposes the CCP’s Self-Dealing and Authoritarian Push at the International Telecommunications Union  

The International Telecommunications Union isn’t well-known, but it’s one of the most important multilateral bodies in the world. The ITU is the forum in which nations come together to set technological standards which govern the global telecommunications ecosystem – including the internet. Rules set at the ITU are what allow digital technologies to function across borders on everything from cell phone signals to satellites.But just as it has done at another UN agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is using its leadership at the ITU to advance its own agenda – not constructively engage with all technological stakeholders to produce rules designed to serve all nations well. As a report released this week by… Read More