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Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation [REGINTORG] ()
Asociación Iberoamericana de Centros de Investigación y Empresas de Telecomunicaciones
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) [OTHER ENTITY] (India (Republic of))
DAISY Consortium [REGINTORG] ()
GSM Association
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
International Electrotechnical Commission [REGINTORG] ()
International Telecommunications Satellite Organization [REGINTORG] ()
ITU-APT Foundation of India [REGINTORG] ()
LS telcom AG [SIO] (Germany (Federal Republic of))
Mobily Company [ROA] (Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of))
MTN Syria [ROA] (Syrian Arab Republic)
National Telecommunication Institute (NTI)
OJSC Intellect-Telecom [SIO] (Russian Federation)
Regional African Satellite Communications Organization [SATORG] (Côte d
Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority [ROA] (Lebanon)
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) [OTHER ENTITY] (India (Republic of))
Tunisie Télécom
United Kingdom Telecommunications Academy (UKTA) [REGINTORG] ()
UMTS Forum [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
ZTE Corporation [SIO] (China (People
International Telecommunications Users Group [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) [OTHER ENTITY] (Trinidad and Tobago)
Asia-Pacific Telecommunity [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
AfriNIC [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
African Telecommunications Union [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
WebForce International Federation [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Intervale [OTHER ENTITY] (Russian Federation)
Aggaros S.L. [OTHER ENTITY] (Spain)
Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL) [SIO] (India (Republic of))
BH Telecom [ROA] (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Telefónica O2 Czech Republic, a.s.
THALES Communications [SIO] (France)
Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization (AICTO) [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Coordination Center for TLD.RU [OTHER ENTITY] (Russian Federation)
SES WORLD SKIES (Netherlands)
Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority
True Corporation Public Company Limited [ROA] (Thailand)
Digital Radio Mondiale [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Telenor ASA [ROA] (Norway)
Thuraya Telecommunications Company [ROA] (United Arab Emirates)
Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organizations [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
International Federation for Information Processing [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
SAMENA Telecommunications Council [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. [ROA] (India (Republic of))
Atlantique Télécom Côte d
Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (OSIPTEL) [OTHER ENTITY] (Peru)
ArmenTel CJSC (Armenia Telephone Company) [ROA] (Armenia (Republic of))
Dominic Foundation [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited [ROA] (Nigeria (Federal Republic of))
European Telecommunications Standards Institute [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
Türk Telekom Group (Turkey)
Kyrgyztelecom OJSC [ROA] (Kyrgyz Republic)
ICOSNET SPA [ROA] (Algeria (People
International Amateur Radio Union
Alcatel-Lucent France [SIO] (France)
Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) [ROA] (Costa Rica)
Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. [SIO] (United States of America)
Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group [OTHER ENTITY] (Lebanon)
Teléfonos de México S.A.B. de C.V.
KDDI Corporation [ROA] (Japan)
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. [ROA] (Malaysia)
Saudi Telecom [ROA] (Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of))
Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications n.a. A.S. Popov
Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications under Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan)
Nokia Solutions and Networks Gmbh & Co. KG (Germany)
Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
China Telecommunications Corporation [ROA] (China (People
Orascom Telecom Bangladesh Limited (Banglalink) [ROA] (Bangladesh (People
Grameenphone (GP) Limited [ROA] (Bangladesh (People
Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru) [ROA] (Brunei Darussalam)
Robi Axiata Limited (Bangladesh)
Global VSAT Forum [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) [ROA] (India (Republic of))
Arab Private Broadcasting Union [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Portugal Telecom, SGPS, S.A. [ROA] (Portugal)
International Union of Radio Science [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
JSC Kazakhtelecom [ROA] (Kazakhstan (Republic of))
Symantec Corporation [SIO] (United States of America)
Secretariat of the Pacific Community [REGINTORG] (Fiji (Republic of))
GEW Technologies (Pty) Ltd. (South Africa)
AT&T, Inc. [ROA] (United States of America)
African Ict Consumers Network (AICN)
PMIConseil (France)
Multinet Pakistan (PVT) Limited (Pakistan)
Navajo Nation Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (United States)
BlackBerry Limited (Canada)
General Satellite Corporation (Russian Federation)
Associação de Reguladores de Comunicações e Telecomunicações da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (ARCTEL-CPLP)
Telecom Egypt Data S.A.E.  (TE Data)
O3b Networks Limited
Nepal Telecom (Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited)
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Irancell Telecommunication Services Company
World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters
m:tel (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Afghan Wireless Communication Company
Agence Tunisienne d
Cable & Wireless Panamá S.A.
Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco)
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC
Arab Business Forum for Information and Communication Techno (International)
Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Télécommunications (ARPT)
Canar Telecommunications Corporation Limited (Canartel)
Jordan Telecom Group
Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunication Company
Vodafone Egypt Telecommunications S.A.E.
Syriatel Mobile Telecom SA
SabaFon
Public Telecom Corporation (PTC)
Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe
League of Arab States
Mobile Interim Company 2
Maroc Télécom - Itissalat Al-Maghrib (IAM)
Ooredoo (Qatar)
Mtc Atheer Telecom Iraq Limited (Zain)
Etihad Atheeb Telecom (EATC)
Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel)
Palestine Telecommunication Company (Paltel Group)
MTN Sudan
Emirates Telecommunication Corporation - Etisalat
Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
Centre d
Telecom Egypt
Oman Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
Orascom Telecom Tunisie (Tunisiana)
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
Algérie Télécom SPA
Arab States Broadcasting Union
Centre d
Arab Regulators Network
Sudanese Mobile Telephone Company, Zain
Zain Bahrain
Zain Saudi Arabia
Association of Andean Community Telecommunications Enterprises
Cámara Nacional de la Industria de Telecomunicaciones por Cable (CANITEC)
Caribbean Broadcasting Union
Compañía Anónima Nacional Teléfonos de Venezuela (CANTV)
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
Compañía Dominicana de Teléfonos, C. por A. (CODETEL)
Compañía Paraguaya de Comunicaciones (COPACO S.A.)
Empresa Argentina de Soluciones Satelitales  (AR-SAT S.A.)
Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogotá S.A. ESP
Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba  (ETECSA)
Digicel (Jamaica) Limited
Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Co. Ltd.
Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA)
Telefónica del Perú S.A.A.
Fundação Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações - FINATEL
Caribbean Telecommunications Union
Corporation for National Research Initiatives
Telefónica de Argentina S.A. (TASA)
Telecomunicaciones de México (TELECOMM)
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Inter-American Telecommunication Commission
Verizon Communication Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Unidad Ejecutora 002 INICTEL - UNI
Intel Corporation
Telecommunications Management Group, Inc.
Intelsat (United States)
Asia Pacific Network Information Centre
Iridium Communications Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMC)
Marcatel Com. S.A. de C.V.
Satélites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V. (SATMEX)
Telecommunications Regional Technical Commission
Radiográfica Costarricense S.A. (RACSA)
Qualcomm, Inc.
Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited
Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development
Axiata Group Berhad
Bharti Airtel Limited
China Unicom
CHUAN WEI (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.
Communications Regulatory Commission of Mongolia
Fujitsu Limited
Green Packet Berhad
Hitachi, Ltd.
Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI)
KT Corporation
Maxis Mobile Sdn Bhd.
MobiCom Corporation
National Information Society Agency (NIA)
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
NEC Corporation
Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) (Nepal (Republic of))
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (NTT East)
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation (NTT West)
Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (PMCL)
Total Access Communication PLC
PT. INDOSAT Tbk.
PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (TELKOM)
Viettel Corporation
SK Telecom
Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI)
Tokai University
The ITU Association of Japan
Telekom Malaysia Berhad
Sri Lanka Telecom Ltd.
Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT)
Nomura Research Institute Ltd.
Samsung SDS Co., Ltd.
Smart Communications, Inc.(SCI)
African Civil Society for the Information Society (ACSIS)
African Union
African Union of Broadcasting
Safaricom Limited
Econet Wireless (PVT) Ltd.
Mascom Wireless Botswana (Pty) Ltd.
Mobile Telephone Networks (Pty) Ltd. (MTN)
Sentech Ltd.
Vodacom Tanzania Limited
Société Nationale des Télécommunications du Sénégal (SONATEL)
Vodacom SA (Pty) Limited
Southern African Development Community
Telkom SA Ltd.
Société des Télécommunications du Tchad (SOTEL TCHAD)
Office National des Télécommunications (ONATEL)
TelOne (Pvt) Limited
Eritrea Telecommunication Services Corporation (EriTel)
East African Community
U-COM Burundi
TOGO TELECOM
Airtel (Zambia)
A1 Telekom Austria AG
Boeing UK Ltd.
Emisiona Tehnika i Veze (ETV)
European Broadcasting Union
Asociación de Reguladores Administrador del Foro Latinoamericano de Entes Reguladores de Telecomunicaciones
Associação Empresarial de Comunicações de Portugal
Central Science Research Telecommunication Institute (ZNIIS)
European Communications Office
European Competitive Telecommunications Association
European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations
European Telecommunications Network Operators
European Telecommunications Satellite Organisation
Eutelsat S.A.
Orange (France)
European Union
HT d.o.o. Mostar
Inmarsat Ltd.
Joint Stock Telecommunications Company
Koc.net Telecommunications Services Inc.
LET
Makedonski Telekom AD - Skopje (The Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia)
Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Polynésie française (OPT)
R&D Media Sarl
Swisscom SA
Telefónica, S.A.
Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC)
Telecom Italia S.p.A.
Telefon AB - LM Ericsson
WiseKey S.A.
Vodafone Group Services Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Sudan Telecom Company Ltd. (Sudatel) (Sudan)
Moscow Technical University of Communication and Informatics (MTUCI)
Africell Ltd.
Airtel Networks Kenya Ltd. (Kenya)
Mattel (Mauritania)
G3ict - Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies
telecentre.org Foundation
e Worldwide Group
Southern Africa Telecentre Networks
Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (International)
National Telecommunication Corporation (Pakistan)
JSC
JSC
Internet Society (International)
Internet Systems Consortium (International)
International Organization for Standardization (International)
International Committee of the Red-Cross (International)
International Air Transport Association (International)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (International)
Indigenous Peoples ICT Task Force
Economic Community for West African States (International)
Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST)
Econet Telecom Lesotho (Pty) Ltd (ETL) (Lesotho)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)
The Open University of Tanzania
Tashkent University of Information Technologies
Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)
International Telecommunication Academy
Instituto Politécnico nacional (IPN) (Mexico)
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Azerbaijan Technical University
Sintesio Foundation
Integrated Telecom Company
The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications
Fibre to the Home Council Middle East & North Africa (FTTH MENA)
Continua Health Alliance
Groupe Défis & Stratégies
Digital Opportunity Trust (International)
LINK Centre, University of Witwatersrand
Avanti Communications Group Plc (United Kingdom)
AVEA ILETISIM HIZMETLERI A.S. (Turkey)
Cable Bahamas Limited (Bahamas)
ConceroConnect, L3C (United States)
ABI Research (United States)
Universidad de las Ciencias Informaticas (UCI) (Cuba)
The Cyber Guardian Pty Ltd (Australia)
Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (Malawi)
Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Nouvelle-Calédoni (France)
Amalgamated Telecom Holdings Limited (ATH) (Fiji)
The Egyptian Company for Mobile Services (MOBINIL) (Egypt)
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) (United States)
ARM Holdings (United Kingdom)
CJSC Alfa Telecom (Kyrgyzstan)
Consortium d
Gulf Bridge International (Qatar)
NetHope Inc (International)
IJMA3-The Arab ICT Organization (International)
Tata Communications Ltd (India)
Kaspersky Lab UK Limited (United Kingdom)
The People
East African Communications Organization (International)
IMTS (France)
International Center for Promotion of Enterprises (International)
International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (United States)
AKHET Consulting FZ LLE (United Arab Emirates)
Jordan Mobile Telecommunications Services - Zain Jordan (Jordan)
Ncell Pvt. Ltd. (Nepal (Republic of))
Chinguitel SA (Mauritania)
Quantum Group International Inc. (United States)
IRPO ACISO (Russian Federation)
Gorilla Corporation (Kenya)
América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico)
Iranian Net Communication & Electronic Services Co. (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
VALSCH Consulting (Côte d
University Utara Malaysia (Malaysia)
Centre for Internet and Society (India)
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan)
Syrian Telecom (ST) (Syrian Arab Republic)
Teralight, FZ LLC (United Arab Emirates)
Consumers International (International)
Child Helpline International (International)
FTTH Council Asia-Pacific (International)
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (Kenya)
Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (International)
Commonwealth ITU Group (International)
Global Knowledge Partnership Foundation (International)
Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (International)
TTNET (Turkey)
Guinea Ecuatorial de Telecomunicaciones, Sociedad Anonima (Equatorial Guinea)
Altel Communications Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
Hewlett-Packard International SA (Switzerland)
Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (International)
Ukrainian National Information Systems (Ukraine)
SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA (Switzerland)
Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE) India (India)
Awal Telecommunications Corporation Ltd. (Papua New Guinea)
OGERO (Lebanon)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (United States)
CMPak Limited (Pakistan)
Telenor Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. (Pakistan)

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The European Union is a unique economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It has delivered half a century of peace, stability, and prosperity, helped raise living standards, launched a single European currency, and is progressively building a single Europe-wide market in which people, goods, services, and capital move among Member States as freely as within one country. The EU was created in the aftermath of the Second World War. The first steps were to foster economic cooperation: countries that trade with one another are economically interdependent and will thus avoid conflict.

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President
Mr José Manuel Barroso

José Manuel Barroso was born in Lisbon on 23 March 1956. After graduating in law from the University of Lisbon, he moved to Geneva where he completed a Diploma in European Studies at the European University Institute, University of Geneva, and a Master's degree in Political Science from the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Geneva, earning an honours in both.

He embarked on an academic career, working successively as a teaching assistant at the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, in the Department of Political Science, University of Geneva, and as a visiting professor at the Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.). In 1995, he became Head of the International Relations Department of Lusíada University, Lisbon. In 1979, he founded the University Association for European Studies.

His political career began in 1980 when he joined the Social Democratic Party (PSD). He was named President of the party in 1999 and re-elected three times. During the same period, he served as Vice President of the European People's Party. As State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation he played a key role as mediator in the signing of the peace accords for Angola in Bicesse in 1991, and as Minister for Foreign Affairs he was a driving force in the self-determination process in East Timor between 1992 and 1995. Under his leadership, the PSD won the general election in 2002 and he was appointed Prime Minister of Portugal in April of that year. He remained in office until July 2004 when he was nominated by the European Council and elected by the European Parliament to the post of President of the European Commission. In June 2009 the European Council unanimously nominated him for a second term as President of the European Commission, and he was re-elected to the post by an absolute majority in the European Parliament in September 2009.

José Manuel Barroso has been awarded honorary degrees by Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (2006), the University of Genoa, Italy (2006), Kobe University (2006), the University of Edinburgh (2006), the Sapienza University of Rome (2007), the Warsaw School of Economics (2007), the Catholic University of São Paulo (2008), the Nice Sophia Antipolis University (2008), the University of Chemnitz (2009), the University of Geneva (2010), the University of Ghent (2011) and the Technical University of Lisbon (2011), University of Haifa (2012).

He was named Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in 1993 and declared "European of the year 2006" by the newspaper European Voice. He received the Gold Medal of the town of Lamego, Portugal in 2007 and the Honorary Keys to the City of Lisbon in May 2008. He is the author of numerous publications on political science, international relations and the European Union, including, "Le système politique portugais face à l'intégration européenne" (Lisbon and Lausanne, 1983), "Uma Certa Ideia de Europa" (1999), "Mudar de Modelo" (2002) and "Reformar: Dois Anos de Governo" (2004).

He was awarded the Grand Cross of the Military Order of Christ in 1996 and the Great Collar of the Order of East Timor in 2010. In 2011, he received the Grand Cross of the Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III.

He is married to Margarida Sousa Uva. The couple have three children: Luís, Guilherme and Francisco.