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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Community: Regional and National Activities
The BSG community is always growing and the regional groups of ITU-T Study Groups play a key role for BSG. ITU-T currently has 15 regional groups. This page introduces standardization-related activities at the national and regional level including assistance in establishing National Standardization Programs, coordination plans with national SDOs and relevant regional organizations as well as the promotion of standardization activities with academia.

Upcoming activities in the regions include ITU Regional Standardization Forums and Regional Group meetings. If you would like to know more about upcoming fellowships available for delegates from developing countries, visit our page on Engagement​

ITU-T Regional Standardization Forums for Bridging the Standardization Gap​

First Arab-African Interregional Standardization Forum (ISF) for Bridging the Standardization Gap with a focus on PKI for e-trust in the hyperconnected world 

Muscat, Oman
11-12 December 2017 
ITU Regional Standardization Forum for Bridging the Standardization Gap (BSG) -
Arab Region
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
19 November 2017​
ITU Regional Standardization Forum for Bridging the Standardization Gap (BSG) - Asia and Pacific Region​​Seoul, Korea (Rep.of)
24 October 2017​
​ITU Regional Standardization Forum for Bridging Standardization Gap (BSG) -
The Americas Region
​​Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
6 March 2017
ITU Regional Standardization Forum for Bridging Standardization Gap (BSG) -
Asia and Oceania Region
New Delhi, India
20 September 2016​
ITU Regional Standardization Forum for Bridging Standardization Gap (BSG) - 
Asia Pacific Region​
Da Nang City, Vietnam
22 August 2016​​

   
 Upcoming meetings of ITU-T SG regional groups

SG12 on Performance, QoS and QoE
Regional Group for Africa
(I​TU-T SG12RG-AFR​)
​​​​ Johannesburg, South Africa
28 July 2017​​​
​​​​SG11 on ​​​​​Signalling requirements
Regional Group for RCC
(SG11RG-RCC)
​​ Saint Petersburg, 
Russian Federation
22 June 2017​
​SG20 on Internet of things (IoT) and smart cities and communities (SC&C)
Regional Group for Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Transcaucasia
(SG20RG-EECAT)
Saint Petersburg,
Russian Federation
20-21 June 2017​


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Click on your region below to find additional information about ITU-T's regional groups, programmes and activities.

Under the BSG programme, ITU-T may be able to assist national administrations in the creation of national standardization programmes.  In this context, ITU has developed Guidelines on establishing
National Standardization Secretariats. You can download the Guidelines and its Annex below: 

Interested in setting up a national standardization programme in your country?  Please get in touch with us!

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