|World radiocommunication conferences (WRC) are held every three to four years. It is the job of WRC to review, and, if necessary, revise the Radio Regulations, the international treaty governing the use of the radio-frequency spectrum and the geostationary-satellite and non-geostationary-satellite orbits. Revisions are made on the basis of an agenda determined by the ITU Council, which takes into account recommendations made by previous world radiocommunication conferences.
The general scope of the agenda of world radiocommunication conferences is established four to six years in advance, with the final agenda set by the ITU Council two years before the conference, with the concurrence of a majority of Member States.
Under the terms of the ITU Constitution, a WRC can:On the basis of contributions from administrations, the Special Committee, the Radiocommunication Study Groups, and other sources (see Article 19 of the Convention (Geneva, 1992)) concerning the regulatory, technical, operational and procedural matters to be considered by World and Regional Radiocommunication Conferences, the Conference Preparatory Meeting (CPM) shall prepare a consolidated report to be used in support of the work of such conferences.
- World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15)
(Geneva, Switzerland, 2-27 November 2015)
- World Radiocommunication Conference 2012 (WRC-12)
(Geneva, Switzerland, 23 January-17 February 2012)
- World Radiocommunication Conference 2007 (WRC-07)
(Geneva, Switzerland, 22 October-16 November 2007)
- World Radiocommunication Conference 2003 (WRC-03)
(Geneva, Switzerland, 9 June-4 July 2003)
- World Radiocommunication Conference 2000 (WRC-2000)
(Istanbul, Turkey 8 May-2 June 2000)
- World Radiocommunication Conference 1997 (WRC-97)
(Geneva, Switzerland, 27 October-21 November 1997)
- World Radiocommunication Conference 1995 (WRC-95)
(Geneva, Switzerland, 23 October-17 November 1995)
- Complete List of Radiotelegraph & Radiocommunication Conferences