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3rd CoE Steering Committee Meeting

Copenhagen1 .jpg3rd ITU Europe Centres of Excellence (EUR CoE) Steering Committee Meeting, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by the European Communication Office, which will take place on 17 January 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This meeting will be held back-to-back with the meeting of the CEPT Com-ITU.

The ITU Centres of Excellence governance structure is composed of the Steering Committee and the ITU. The main responsibility of the Steering Committee is to provide recommendations to ITU concerning the CoEs operations and ways of improving performance. Details of the roles and responsibilities are provided in the Operational Processes and Procedures Document.

The 3rd Europe Centres of Excellence Steering Committee Meeting is expected to review the progress of work undertaken since the second Steering Committee Meeting held in January 2016, and take key strategic decisions regarding further implementation of the ITU CoE strategy and development of the ITU Academy. The meeting will also provide an opportunity to agree on the timetable of annual activities for 2017, further development of content and quality assurance, promotion plan, pricing strategies and financial procedures, new partnership opportunities amongst others.

According to the Operational Processes and Procedures Document, the Steering Committee is composed of Member States and/or Sector Members from the countries represented by the CoEs in each region, two regional representatives of GCBI, ITU and two additional representatives from the regional Member States chosen by ITU based on their request.

The meeting will be held at the European Communications Office and does not entail any fees.