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Standardization Committee for Vocabulary

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In acc​​ordance with Resolution 67 (Rev. Geneva, 2022) of the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly, the Standardization Committee for Vocabulary has been set up to address the need for a harmonized understanding of all terms and definitions used in standardization.
Furthermore, Council Resolution 1386​ (2017) created the Consultation Committee for Terminology (CCT), composed by ITU-T SCV, ITU-R CCV and ITU-D representatives.

Terms of Reference

1           To represent the interests of ITU-T in the ITU Coordination Committee for Terminology (ITU CCT).
2           To provide, through ITU CCT, consultation on terms and definitions for vocabulary work for ITU‑T in the official languages, in close collaboration with the General Secretariat (Conferences and Publications Department), the TSB editor for the English language as well as the relevant study group rapporteurs for vocabulary, and to seek harmonization among all ITU‑T study groups concerned regarding terms and definitions.
3           To liaise, through ITU CCT, with other organizations dealing with vocabulary work in the telecommunication field, for example the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as well as the ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee for information technology (ISO/IEC JTC 1), in order to eliminate duplication of terms and definitions.
4           To inform TSAG at least once per year of its activities and to report its results to the next WTSA.

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Important information

Further to the creation of the ITU CCT, information and documents of all meetings taking place after May 2023 can be found on the ITU CCT website​

All outgoing liaison statements and documents of meetings prior to May 2023 are available here​​​

The latest list of T-Sector terms and definitions being addressed by the CCT can be found here​.