Report to Council of the Expert Group on Review of the International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs)


Note: this page contains two addenda as well as the contribution.

Editorial Note: C09/INF/1, referenced in 7 below, is reproduced as Addendum 1 to the present document. And WTPF Opinion 6, referenced in 8 below, is reproduced as Addendum 2.

1. The Plenipotentiary Conference (Antalya, 2006) adopted Resolution 146, which resolved that ITU-T should undertake a review of the existing International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), engaging with the other Sectors as may be required, with ITU-T as the focal point.

2. Following extensive consultations with the membership, Terms of Reference for this review were agreed and the Director of TSB convened the Expert Group to Review the ITRs (ITR-EG), via TSB Circular 146 of 25 May 2007. Those Terms of Reference are found in ITR-EG TD 1.

3. The ITR-EG group met in October 2007, March 2008, June 2008, and June 2009. Full details can be found on the group’s web site at: http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/itr-eg/ .


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