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​23rd Meeting of TDAG (9-11 April 2018)

​TDAG held its 23rd meeting

9-11 April 2018    

Final report of the 23rd TDAG meeting, 2018

The 23rd meeting of the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) took place from 9 to 11 April 2018 at ITU headquarters in Geneva.

TDAG’s mandate ranges from reviewing priorities, strategies, operations and financial matters of the Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) to advising the Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) on the implementation of Action Plans from world telecommunication development conferences (WTDCs).

The 23rd meeting of TDAG had a broad agenda as it marked the first TDAG meeting after the World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017 (WTDC-17), convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 9 to 20 October 2017. In particular, this meeting discussed the following topics:

  • Outcomes of WTDC-17 and their implications on the work of ITU-D, including TDAG's scope of work, collaboration with the other Sectors and financial implications of the regional initiatives approved by WTDC-17
  • Implementation of the ITU-D Strategic Plan and Operational Plan 2017 and ITU-D four-year rolling Operational Plan 2019-2022
  • ITU-D contribution to the implementation of the WSIS outcomes and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • ITU-D Study Group-related matters
  • Regional Development Forums (RDFs)
  • Major ITU-D events and initiatives, including Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR), capacity building activities, World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) and innovation
  • Membership, partnership and private sector-related matters
  • Calendar of ITU-D events

All meeting documents are posted here.


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