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Mission statement

​​The mission of the ITU Radiocommunication Sector is, inter alia, to ensure rational, equitable, efficient and economical use of the radio-frequency spectrum by all radiocommunication services, including those using satellite orbits, and to carry out studies and adopt recommendations on radiocommunication matters.

This mission lies within the broader framework of the purposes of ITU, as defined in Article 1 of the ITU Constitution and is, in particular, to "maintain and extend international cooperation among all the Member States of the Union for the improvement and rational use of telecommunications of all kinds".

The specific role of ITU-R within the framework of this mission is as follows. ITU-R shall:​

The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference Final Acts (Dubai, 2018) adopted Resolution 71 on the strategic plan for the Union, which further specifies the role, the objectives and the priorities during the forthcoming cycle, as follows:​

3.1.1 Strategic goal of the Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R)

​The strategic goal of the ITU Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) is threefold, and includes:​