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4th CoE Steering Committee Meeting

Copenhagen1 .jpg4th ITU Europe Centres of Excellence (EUR CoE) Steering Committee Meeting, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by the European Communications Office, which will take place on 12 December 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, which can be found here.

The 4th Europe Centres of Excellence Steering Committee Meeting is expected to review the progress of work undertaken since the third Steering Committee Meeting in January 2017, 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 2018, further development of content and quality assurance, promotion plan, pricing strategies and financial procedures as well as offer 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 the Group on Capacity Building Initiatives (GCBI), ITU representative(s) 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.