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Terms of Reference

JCA-ICT&CC Terms of Reference

The Joint Coordination Activity on ICTs and climate change (JCA-ICT&CC) has been established by TSAG during its first meeting of the study period 2009-2012 (Geneva, 28-30 April 2009) on the basis of the successful completion of the work of the Focus Group on ICT and Climate Change.

The purpose of the JCA-ICT&CC is to coordinate the ITU-T ICTs and climate change work amongst the ITU T Study Groups, and to liaise with the ITU-R and ITU-D Sectors. The membership shall comprise all ITU-T SG Chairmen, all ITU-T SG Counsellors/Engineers, the TSAG Chairman and Counsellor, a number of SG Chairmen’s appointees, ICT & CC contact persons in ITU-T Study Groups and invited representatives from relevant SDOs such as IEC, ISO or relevant academia, consortia or fora.
  1. Rationale
  2. Objectives
  3. Working methods (in accordance with Section 2.2 of Recommendation A.1)
  4. The work of the JCA on ICT and Climate Change will progress its work mostly by electronic means (e-mail group and conference calls) and only hold face-to-face meeting when considered necessary.

    Task Forces may be set up under the JCA to progress work as necessary.
  5. Specific tasks
  6. Administrative Support

    The TSB Secretariat will provide secretariat and facilities, including TIES access, required by the JCA, within the available resource limit.
  7. Progress Reports

    The JCA will submit a report to SG5 (and other relevant SGs) and TSAG.