The Plenipotentiary Conference is the key event at which ITU Member States decide on the
future role of the organization, thereby determining the organization's ability
to influence and affect the development of Information and Communication
Technologies (ICTs) worldwide.
The Plenipotentiary Conference is the top policy-making body of the ITU. Held every four years, the Conference:
ITU Sector Members, Regional Telecommunication and Intergovernmental
Organizations, and the United Nations and its specialized agencies also
attend the Conference as observers.
sets the Union's general policies,
adopts four-year strategic and financial plans and
elects the senior management team of the organization, the members of
Council and the members of the
Radio Regulations Board.