The intent of the NOW4WRC19 initiative is to start building capacity early on in the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) process in order to encourage a larger participation of women as delegates, chairs, vice-chairs, etc., at WRC-19. Its main objectives are:
- Gender balance among delegates
- Prepare women delegates in key roles for WRC-19
- Grow the ITU women’s community capacity and contribution
The Network of Women for WRC-19 initiative will cover main ITU-R events from now until WRC-19.
The NOW4WRC19 initiative builds on the success of the WeLead mentoring programme launched by FCC at the WRC-15. It benefits from the experience of 15 years of growing synergy between the community of women delegates in the radiocommunications sector, from the Annual Women’s Breakfast, to the Women's Leadership Workshop at WRC-15.
NOW4WRC19 aims to continue growing the synergy of this community and providing a forum for sharing knowledge, networking and mentoring.