The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation is the oldest and largest Commonwealth membership organisation in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The CTO is an intergovernmental treaty organisation (IGO), and as such is a not-for-profit entity. Any surpluses generated through the CTO’s activities are re-invested in the activities of the organisation for the benefit of member states, ensuring ICTs for socio-economic development.

Strategic goals 

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What we do

The CTO supports its members in delivering effective ICTs through its three operational divisions: technical support, consultancy and advisory services; capacity development; and events and conferences. Our work currently focuses on six key areas: enchanced membership value, regulatory environments, universal broadband, cybersecurity, applications, and Commonwealth coordination.

I gained valuable insights into HR’s role in digital transformation at the HR & ICT Forum in Zanzibar, Tanzania. This eye-opening experience enhanced my understanding of HR and ICT trends, and I’m excited to apply what I learnt. (Commonwealth HR & ICT Forum 2023)Mr Mohammed Zahran, Manager ICT Digital Transformation, PBZ Bank Ltd (Tanzania)
Very useful event to learn about innovations across the globe. Very well organised and good selection of speakers with good information. (Commonwealth ICT Ministers Forum 2018)Ms Thana Sivasambu, Strategic Advisor, Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network


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