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Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation Agreements

Cooperation Agreement between The African Organisation for Standardization ("ARSO") and the International Telecommunication Union ("ITU")
20 June 2019: the Cooperation Agreement with ARSO and ITU has the mandate to establish a high-level, non-exclusive framework for the cooperation between the two organization and to promote the use of ITU Standards taking into account the requirements of the African Region to support long term sustainable economic development, as well as facilitating world and regional trade and integration.

Cooperation Agreement between The European Committee for Standardization (“CEN”), The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (“CENELEC”) And The International Telecommunication Union (“ITU”)
29 March 2017: the Cooperation Agreement with the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC), the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and ITU has the intent to cooperate within a high-level, non-exclusive framework in areas of mutual interest such as in standardization activities on IoT and smart sustainable cities, on trust, on privacy-by-design in technical standards, on cybersecurity, and on mobility and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) communication standards.

MoU between ITU and Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation (GTARC)
20 October 2015: The MoU between ITU and GTARC is a high-level framework for cooperation in monitoring global activities with respect to Internet of Things technologies.

MoU between ITU and MEF
11 October 2015: The MoU between ITU and MEF assists in driving standards-development work to enable Carrier Ethernet and the next generation of agile, assured and orchestrated connectivity services, and to enhance related knowledge infrastructure capabilites.

MoU between ITU and European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
05 May 2016: Renewal of the MoU between ITU and ETSI signed July 2012.

MoU between ITU-T, International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC)
14 May 2012: The MoU between ITU-T, IAF and ILAC provides critical support to ITU's Conformance and Interoperability (C&I) programme. Conformance with international standards is one of the core principles underlying the global interoperability of ICT networks and devices. The C&I programme was initiated at the request of ITU’s membership in light of the challenges faced by developing countries in improving interoperability and battling counterfeit goods.

MoU between ITU, Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB), China Communications Standards Association (CCSA), Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA) and Telecommunication Technology Committee (TTC)
06 July 2011: The MoU between ITU, ARIB, CCSA, TTA and TTC recognizes ITU as the pre-eminent global ICT standards body and paves the way for Asian regional standards, developed in these four key regional bodies, to be recognized internationally.

MoU between ITU-T and IEEE Communications Society (Comsoc)
12 May 2008: The MoU between ITU-T and IEEE Comsoc improves collaboration between academia and the standardization world. The document was signed during the first ITU-T Kaleidoscope conference, Innovations in NGN - Future Network and Services. The objective of the MoU is to increase cooperation, particularly in the area of publications and events (e.g. workshops, seminars, symposia, forums and academic conferences).​

MoU between ITU, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) concerning standardization in the field of electronic business
24 March 2000: The MoU between ITU, IEC, ISO and UN/ECE underscores the cooperation and collaboration through which these international organizations carry out standardization work in the field of electronic business.