APT Preparatory Activities for WCIT

Background

The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2006, Antalya, decided by its resolution 146, to convene a World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in 2012 to review the International Telecommunication Regulation.


According to the Article 25 of the ITU Constitution, a World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) may partially, or in exceptional cases, completely revise the International Telecommunication Regulations, and may deal with any question of a worldwide character within its competence and related to its agenda.

 

The Resolution 171 (Guadalajara, 2010) set forth the agenda of the World Conference of International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) as set out in Council Resolution 1317. The Resolution 171 also set out the preparatory process of the ITU which constitutes of the Council Working Group to prepare for the 2012 WCIT (CWG-WCIT12).

The 34th Session of the Management Committee of the APT approved APT to hold meetings in preparation for the WCIT-12. The First APT Preparatory Meeting for WCIT-12 was held on 27 May 2011 immediately following the 18th ASTAP and the 1st Preparatory Meeting for WTSA-12. The meeting adopted the following Scope of Work and Structure of the APT Preparatory Group for WCIT-12.

The objective of the APT Preparatory Groups for WCIT-12 (Prep-WCIT12) is to prepare coordinated regional input to the WCIT-12 and to the CWG-WCIT12, as appropriate, to protect regional interest in revising the ITR and in the major issues as discussed and decided in the WCIT-12.  

 

Scope of Work and Structure   

Click here for the Scope of Work and Structure of the APT Preparatory Groups for WCIT-12

Procedure for Developing and Approving APT Common Proposals for ITU World Conference on International Telecommunications

 

Office Bearers of the APT Preparatory Groups for WCIT-12 

  Chairman:
Engr. Edgardo Cabarios
Philippines
Vice Chairmen:
Ms. Caroline Greenway, Australia
Mr. Mitsuhiro Hishida, Japan
Mr. Jong Bong Park, Rep. of Korea
Correspondence Groups Rapporteur                                Assistant Rapporteur
CG1 - Charges, accounting and roaming related issues in ITR

(Dr. Tran Tuan Anh)
Vietnam

 
CG2- Dealing with all regulatory, procedural and legal issues and any issues in the ITR not covered under CG1 (Ms. Caroline Greenway)
Australia
Dr. Naranmandakh Tumen-Ulzii, Mongolia
Dr. Woraniti Limpakom, Thailand
CG3- Resolutions, Recommendations and Opinion of WATTC-88

(Mr. Omid Rajabi Jagharagh)
Islamic Republic of Iran

 

Circulars
APT/WCIT-12/2011/09 (14 June 2011)
Request to nominate Rapporteurs and Assistant Rapporteurs for APT Correspondence Groups for the WCIT-2012.
 

Documents
Working documents of APT Preparatory Groups for WCIT-12
Outpout Documents of WCIT12-1 Meeting

Meetings
1st APT Preparatory Meeting for WCIT-12 (WCIT12-1), 27 May 2011, Bangkok, Thailand (concluded)

2nd APT Preparatory Meeting for WCIT-12 (WCIT12-2), 28-29 Oct 2011, Philippines (concluded)

3rd APT Preparatory Meeting for WCIT-12 (WCIT12-3), 22-24 March 2012, Cairns, Australia (concluded)

4th APT Preparatory Meeting for WCIT-12 (WCIT12-4), 6-8 August 2012, Bangkok, Thailand

5th APT Preparatory Meeting for WCIT-12 (WCIT12-5), 30 October - 1 November 2012, Bangkok, Thailand

Related Link 
ITU Council Working Group to Prepare for the 2012 WCIT (CWG-WCIT12)

 
 
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