Ad hoc Group of Council
for the Financial Plan 2004-2007
1197 of the ITU Council established an ad hoc group of Council, comprised of
a group of financial specialists, under the chairmanship of Bruce Gracie
(Canada), which will report to a special session of the Council to be held on 22
September in Marrakech.
The first meeting of the Ad hoc Group
of Council for the Financial Plan 2004-2007 took place in
Geneva, from 29 to 31 July 2002.
letter, including draft agenda, was sent on 28 May to
all ITU Member States.
Documents for consideration:
1 - Report by the Chairman of the Ad hoc Group on Cost Recovery on
Satellite Network Filings
Document 2(Rev.1) - Draft financial plan 2004-2007
Document 3 - Contribution from
Document 4 - Draft Report by the Chairman of the
Ad hoc Group of Council for the Financial Plan
Document 5 - Draft Report by the Chairman of the
Ad hoc Group of Council for the Financial Plan to Council (Comments to be
submitted by 12 August 2002)
Draft terms of reference of the ad
hoc group for the financial plan, 2004-2007
Having adopted the principle of zero nominal growth for the
contributory unit valued at CHF 315,000 for the period 2000-2003, the Conference
work needs to be facilitated by a study to be carried out between Council 2002
and the Plenipotentiary Conference with a view to find means by which any
discrepancy between income and expenditure may be resolved.
The Ad Hoc Group has the following terms of reference:
To identify, with the assistance of the Secretary-General and the
Directors of the Bureaux, options for achieving a balance between income and
expenditure based among other considerations the implementation of efficiency
To report the results of its work to the Special Session of the Council
preceding the Conference, with a view toward facilitating the preparation of the
Financial Plan for 2004-2007, which includes the definitive classes of
contribution by Member States for that period.