World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (17/05)

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was established by a resolution of the UN General Assembly (No. A / RES / 60/252) in March 2006 and is celebrated annually on May 17.

This day is a professional holiday for all programmers, system administrators, Internet providers, web designers, editors of online publications and all other people involved in the field of information technology.

The purpose of this holiday is to raise awareness of the opportunities that the use of the Internet and information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and countries, as well as ways to bridge the digital divide.