APT Preparatory Group for ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2024 (APT WTSA-24)

1. Introduction

The APT Preparatory Group for ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (APT WTSA) consists of a number of Working Groups (WGs) that are responsible for the regional preparation on the issues related to WTSA. This document proposes the following WGs for the APT WTSA-24 cycle for the preparatory work for WTSA-24. Furthermore, it also proposes the Terms of Reference of each proposed Working Group to be submitted to the Plenary for consideration.

2. Proposed Structure for the APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24

The following three WGs are proposed for the APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24:

1. Working Group 1 (WG1): ITU-T Working Methods
2. Working Group 2 (WG2): ITU-T Work Organization
3. Working Group 3 (WG3): Regulatory/Policy and Standardization Related Issues

The Terms of Reference of each Working Group are as follows:

2.1 Working Group 1 (WG1): ITU-T Working Methods

WG1 considers the activities related to the Working Methods of ITU-T. Proposed Terms of reference of WG1 are:

• To identify the issues and consideration of the proposals related to the Working Methods of ITU-T for implementation of the ITU work program to strengthen cooperation between ITU-T and other SDOs, and intra-ITU collaboration and coordination;
• To review the proposals regarding the ITU-T Resolutions and ITU-T A-Series Recommendations and other issues related to the Working Methods of ITU-T;
• To consider any other issues assigned by the Plenary or referred to the Group by other APT Preparatory Groups.

2.2 Working Group 2 (WG2): ITU-T Work Organization

WG2 considers the activities related to the organization of work of ITU-T such as the structure of ITU-T Study Groups to be studied in ITU-T and TSAG. Proposed Terms of reference of WG2 are:

• To consider proposals on the programme and organization of the work of ITU-T consistence with ITU-T strategies and priorities;
• To identify issues and considerations of the proposals related to the structure of ITU-T Study Groups;
• To consider proposals related to the review the Questions for study, allocation of the Questions and the actions required for further processing;
• To review the proposals regarding the ITU-T Resolutions and Recommendations related to the Working Organizations of ITU-T;
• To consider any other issues assigned by the Plenary or referred to the Group by other APT Preparatory Groups.

2.3 Working Group 3 (WG3): Regulatory/Policy and Standardization Related Issues

WG3 considers the standardization related issues such as Regulatory/Policy, Strategic Plan and ITU-T operation issues other than the Working Methods and Work Organization of ITU-T. Proposed Terms of reference of WG3 are:

• To identify issues and consider proposals on area of the strategic standardization ;
• To identify issue and consider proposals related to the particular need of the developing countries and bridging standardization gap;
• To review the proposals regarding the ITU-T Resolutions and Recommendations related to Regulation/ Policy and Standardization related issues;
• To consider any other issues assigned by the Plenary or referred to the Group by other APT Preparatory Groups.

Office Bearers of APT WTSA-24

Chair

Dr. Hyoung Jun Kim
(Republic of Korea)

Vice-Chairs

Dr. Hideyuki Iwata
(Japan) 
Ms. Tripti Saxena (India) 
Mr. Xu Heyuan (People’s Republic of China)
Mr. Behzad Ahmadi (Islamic Republic of Iran)

Working Group

 Chair

 Vice-Chairs

WG1: ITU-T Working Methods

Mr. Hiroshi Yamamoto (Japan) 

Ms. Minah Lee (Republic of Korea) 
Mr. Wu Tong (People’s Republic of China)
Mr. B. K. Singh (India)
Ts. Norzailah Mohd Yusoff (Malaysia) 

WG2: ITU-T Work Organization

Dr. Kangchan Lee (Republic of Korea) 

Ms. Miho Naganuma (Japan)
Mr. Arun Agarwal (India)

Mr. Qu Zhicheng (People’s Republic of China)
Mr. Do Xuan Binh (Viet Nam)

WG3: Regulatory/ Policy and Standardization Related Issues

 Mr. Li Cheng  (People’s Republic of China)

Ms. Eriko Hondo (Japan) 
Mr. Kihun Kim (Republic of Korea) 
Mr. Avinash Agarwal (India)
Mr. Dao Ngoc Tuyen (Viet Nam)

Meetings:

The 5th Meeting of APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-5), 19-23 August 2024, Thailand

The 4th Meeting of APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-4), 25-28 June 2024, Adelaide, Australia

The Virtual Interim Meeting of Working Group 3 of the APT WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-WG3-IM-1), 27 - 29 May 2024, Virtual

The 3rd Meeting of APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-3), 30 April - 2 May 2024, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The 2nd Meeting of APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-2), 5-6 February 2024, Virtual/Online Meeting

The 1st Meeting of APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-24 (APT WTSA24-1), 21 April 2023 - Bangkok, Thailand

 

Related Links

APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-20
APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-16
APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-12 

 
 
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