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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 
  1.
General

    1.1 How do I register for the Conference?
    1.2 Where can I find information about hotel accommodation, visas and travel arrangements?
    1.3 What time does the conference start on Monday, 6 November?
    1.4 Where can I find the agenda and timetable for the conference?

  2. Sector Members

    2.1 Can Sector Members participate in PP-06?
    2.2 How many persons can represent my organization?
    2.3 Do Sector Members have to pay a fee to participate in the Conference?
    2.4 Can a Sector Member submit a proposal for consideration by the Plenipotentiary Conference?
    2.5 Can Sector Members access PP-06 documents online?
    2.6 Do Sector Members have the right to speak?
    2.7 What are the seating arrangements for Sector Members?
  2.8 Are there any proposals to review Sector Members rights to participate in ITU conferences & meetings?

 


  Answers

1. General

1.1 How do I register for the Conference?

Registration will be carried out on-line and will begin on 6 September 2006. Full details can be found at: www.itu.int/plenipotentiary/2006/registration/ 

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1.2 Where can I find information about hotel accommodation, visas and travel arrangements?

The list of hotels providing preferential rates to PP-06 participants can be found on the host country website at: www.pp06.org.

Additional practical information can be found at: www.itu.int/plenipotentiary/2006/practical/

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1.3 What time does the conference start on Monday, 6 November?

A provisional draft time management plan can be found at: www.itu.int/plenipotentiary/2006/structure/

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1.4 Where can I find the agenda of the conference?

The agenda of the conference can be found at: www.itu.int/md/S06-PP-C-0001/en

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2. Sector Members

2.1 Can Sector Members participate in PP-06?

Sector Members who are recognized operating agencies, scientific or industrial organizations and financial or development institutions, as well as regional and other international telecommunication, standardization, financial or development organizations may attend PP-06 as observers . See invitation in DM-05/1241

The relevant provisions concerning the admission of Sector Members to PP-06 are contained in Article 23 of the ITU Convention. Please note, however, that Sector Members falling under the terms of No. 230 of the ITU Convention, namely, other entities dealing with telecommunication matters are not admitted to PP-06, pursuant to Article 23 of the ITU Convention.

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2.2 How many persons can represent my organization?

Sector Members are free to send the number of representatives of their choice; however, there may be some seating limitations in the Conference Centre.

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2.3 Do Sector Members have to pay a fee to participate in the Conference?

Yes. Non-exempted international organizations and Sector Members shall contribute towards defraying the expenses of the Conference in accordance with provisions No. 476 of the ITU Convention and Article 7, paragraphs 1b) and 5b) of the ITU Financial Regulations Pdf format.

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2.4 Can a Sector Member submit a proposal for consideration by the Plenipotentiary Conference?

Sector Members may not submit proposals to the Conference. However, they may submit documents designed to provide information on their general area of competence; such documents may not, however, contain proposals and shall be clearly referenced as “information Documents”.

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2.5 Can Sector Members access PP-06 documents online?

Yes. PP-06 documents can be accessed online via TIES. Access is also provided to registered participants through a dedicated PP-06 username and password.

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2.6 Do Sector Members have the right to speak?

No.
Subject to the consent of the meeting itself, Sector Members may be given the floor to provide advice on points relevant to their mandates when the subject under discussion is of particular interest to them. Such advice shall not include or be treated as proposals.

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2.7 What are the seating arrangements for Sector Members?

Sector Members will be seated behind ITU Member States, Palestine and observers from Intergovernmental Organizations in French alphabetical order of the name of their organization.

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2.8 Are there any proposals to review Sector Members rights to participate in ITU conferences & meetings?

Proposals for the work of the conference can be found at: www.itu.int/md/S06-PP-INF-0002/en

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