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Regional Preparatory Meetings for WTDC-17

WTDC Resolution 31 (Rev. Hyderabad, 2010) calls for the organization of one development conference or regional preparatory meeting per region to coordinate, at the regional level, the preparations for the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC). In preparation for the forthcoming WTDC-17, the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) will organize six regional preparatory meetings (RPMs) in 2016 and 2017.  Each RPM will be preceded by a one-day Regional Development Forum.

Regional Preparatory Meetings by RTOs

CIS

The Regional Preparatory Meeting for WTDC-17 for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) took place from 9 to 11 November 2016 in the Kyrgyz Republic, preceded by the Regional Development Forum for the CIS on 8 November 2016.

Report by the Chairman

AFRICA

The Regional Preparatory Meeting for WTDC-17 for Africa took place from 6 to 8 December 2016 in the Republic of Rwanda, preceded by the Regional Development Forum for Africa on 5 December 2016.

Report by the Chairman

Arab States

The Regional Preparatory Meeting for WTDC-17 for the Arab States took place from 30 January to 1 February 2017 in the Republic of the Sudan, preceded by the Regional Development Forum for the Arab States on 29 January 2017.

Report by the Chairman

AMERICAS

The Regional Preparatory Meeting for WTDC-17 for the Americas will take place from 22 to 24 February 2017 in the Republic of Paraguay, preceded by the Regional Development Forum for the Americas on 21 February 2017.

Report by the Chairman

Asia and the Pacific

The Regional Preparatory Meeting for WTDC-17 for Asia and the Pacific will take place from 21 to 23 March 2017 in the Republic of Indonesia, preceded by the Regional Development Forum for Asia and the Pacific on 20 March 2017.

Report by the Chairman

Europe

The Regional Preparatory Meeting for WTDC-17 for Europe took place from 27 to 28 April 2017 in the Republic of Lithuania, preceded by the Regional Development Forum for Europe on 26 April 2017.

Report by the Chairman