The International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Originally established in 1865, as the International Telegraph Union, it is the oldest existing international organization. The headquarters of ITU is in Geneva, Switzerland and has 12 regional area offices around the World.
ITU emerged with an agreement between 20 European states, to make sure that the standardization of international telegraph networks between its signatory members.
ITU is an agency of the United Nations which plays an important role in international telecommunication management for nearly 150 years. However, ITU has faced much opposition from global development.