The XVIII Meeting of the
Conference Preparatory Working Group to Address
Regional Preparations for World Conferences and
Meetings will be held in México, DF, Mexico, on
March 12, 2010. This meeting will consider
preparations for the 2010 World Telecommunication
Development Conference and the 2010 Plenipotentiary
Conference of the International Telecommunication
Union. Please find below the draft agenda.
1. Approval of the draft Agenda.
2. Preparation of the World
Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-10)
(May 24 to June 4, Hyderabad, India):
2.1 Progress reports from
a. Support for the development of
connectivity in the Americas Region.
b. Persons with disabilities
c. Indigenous peoples and
d. Programs and policies for mass
development of broadband access.
e. Next generation networks for
f. Establishment of a Caribbean
task force on spectrum management with the goal of
improving spectrum management processes in the
Caribbean States and developing harmonic approaches
for the sub-region.
g. Review of WTDC Resolutions.
h. Disaster prevention systems.
i. Evaluation of the Structure
and Functioning of the ITU-D Study Groups.
j. ICT and the Environment.
k. Strengthening Inter-Sector
Coordination and Collaboration.
l. Other issues.
3. Preparation of the
Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-10) (4 to 22 October
2010, Gudalajara, México):
3.1 Progress reports from
a. Review of the Resolutions,
Decisions and Recommendations of the Plenipotentiary
Conference with a view to implementing
modifications, revocations or editorial updates.
b. Review of the Strategic Plan
for the Union. (Resolution 71, Rev. Antalya, 2006).
c. Review of the Financial Plan
for the Union. (Decision 6, Marrakech, 2002).
d. Review de Revenues and
Expenses for the Union. (Decision 5, Antalya, 2006).
e. Consideration of the Reports
of the Council’s Working Groups: Financial
Regulations; Human Resource Management; Languages;
Budget and Administration; Security Definitions and
Terminology – Use in ICTs; Terminology - Use in
CS/CV; WSIS – Implementation of Outcomes; and WG
Study – Participation of Relevant Stakeholders in
f. WTSA follow-up: Resolution 71
– Admission of academia, universities and their
associated research establishments to participate in
the work of ITU-T; Resolution 74 – Admission of
Sector Members from developing countries in the work
of ITU-T; Resolution 76 – Studies related to
conformance and interoperability testing, assistance
to developing countries, and a possible future ITU
g. Periodicity of World TELECOM
events (from 2 to 4 years), Resolution 11 (Rev.
h. Stability of basic texts;
keeping updates/revisions to the CS and CV to a
minimum, given the complications Member States face
in their respective ratification processes.
i. Other issues.
4. New issues and study topics.
5. Update on activities in other
6. Timelines, venue and date of
the next meeting.
7. Other business.
8. Report of the meeting.