Where we are with WCIT
by .Nxt | 9 Dec 2012 |
A full rundown of all the issues up for discussion in Dubai
The World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) continued this weekend with full-day meetings on both Saturday and Sunday.
There are multiple issues on the table so here is a rundown of the most significant and where negotiations currently are.
- The "compromise" bomb
- Operating agencies
- Human rights
- Landlocked countries
- Security and cybersecurity
- Single global emergency number
The "compromise" bomb
All work is currently being overshadowed by the decision by the ITU and host country to introduce what has been promoted as a "compromise text" at the plenary session on Monday morning.