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Council Working Group - Terminology: Use in the Constitution and Convention
Photo: book By Resolution 142 word icon (Antalya, 2006), Council was instructed to establish a working group to review terminology used in the Constitution and Convention. The Group is to report annually and to prepare a final report to the 2009 Session of the Council.
  Key Resolutions
  • Resolution 142 (Plenipotentiary 2006): Review of terminology used in the
    ITU Constitution and Convention
  • Resolution 149 (Plenipotentiary 2006): Study of definitions and terminology relating to building confidence and security in the use of information and communication technologies


  Background information

Related Meetings


  • Terms of Reference
  1. to review the results of the work carried out in preparation for and at this conference, including the proposals to the conference;
  2. to study the use of the term “telecommunication(s)” in the Constitution and Convention;
  3. to consider what terms should be used in the Constitution and Convention in order to adequately reflect the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and ICT applications in ITU activities;
  4. to identify options for integrating any new terminology in the Constitution and Convention, where appropriate;
  5. to report to the Council annually on its progress with respect to the issues referred to above;
  6. to prepare a final report, at the latest by the 2009 session of the Council, for transmission to the 2010 plenipotentiary conference;
  7. to liaise with relevant Council working group(s) dealing with terminology.
  • Composition & participation
    The working group is open to all Member States of ITU.
  • Chairmanship
    Mr. Tariq Abdulkarim Al-Awadhi (United Arab Emirates)
Meetings & Documents

  • Third meeting: 18-19 (Afternoon) June 2009, ITU Headquarters (Room H), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Second meeting: 23-24 September 2008, ITU Headquarters (Room K), Geneva, Switzerland

  • Contributions 1: Member States are invited to submit their contributions by sending them via e-mail to terminology
  • First meeting: 23-24 January 2008, ITU Headquarters (Room H), Geneva, Switzerland

1 Please note that access to the contributions and inputs posted on this site is restricted to TIES users.





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