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Public Consultations


ITU carries out various public consultations on matters under its mandate to tap into the views and opinions of diverse multistakeholder communities within the ICT ecosystem communities.

To more easily access these public consultations we have gathered them here in one place and will continue to add any new consultations that the ITU may carry out in the future. We invite you to participate in our ongoing consultations.

  • Council Working Group for strategic and financial plans 2020-2023: Online Consultation

    New! The Council Group for the elaboration of the Strategic Plan and Financial Plan for the Union for 2020–2023 (CWG-SFP) has developed, during its first 3 meetings from May 2017 to January 2018, a draft ITU Strategic Plan 2020-2023, and decided to hold a public and open consultation on the draft text of this plan.​

    Please provide your input, suggestions and feedback to the following elements of the preliminary draft of the ITU Strategic Plan for 2020-2023:

  • ​​​Council Working Group on Internet: Online Consultation

    ​The ITU Council Working Group on International Internet-related Public Policy Issues (CWG-Internet) has launched an Open Consultation​ (online and physical) on the topic of "Bridging the Digital Gender Divide".  The Online Open Consultation will be followed by a Physical Open Consultation meeting, which will take place on 22 January 2018, at the ITU HQs, in Geneva, Switzerland.

    The deadline for submissions is 23 December 2017.

  • Child Online Protection: Online Consultation
    February 2016 : Through the ITU 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference Resolution 200 on 'Connect 2020 Agenda for global telecommunication/ICT development', ITU Member States committed to ensure the important role of ICTs as a key enabler and promotor to achieve the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and to acknowledge them as an important tool to achieve the overall SDGs...
  • Child Online Protection: Online Consultation
    November 2015- January 2016 : As requested in ITU Plenipotentiary Resolution 179, the Group conducts online consultations for youth, prior to its meetings. In this regard, as agreed during the Tenth Meeting of the CWG-COP which was held on 30 September 2015, members and all relevant stakeholders decided to consult in order to suggest topics for the next online youth consultation to be held in 2016...
  • Consultation on ITU-Academia Collaboration
    November - December 2015: This consultation on ITU-Academia collaboration will provide an opportunity to exchange views on what ITU can d​o to best meet the needs and expectations of Academia...
  • CWG-Internet: Online Open Consultation
    October 2015- January 2016: The online open consultations are held throughout the period between two successive meetings of the CWG-Internet. This process gives an opportunity to all stakeholders from all nations to express their views with regards to the topic(s) under discussion...
  • CWG-Internet: Online Open Consultation
    June -August 2015: The Plenipotentiary Conference 2014 instructed the ITU Council to revise its Resolution 1344 to direct the Council Working Group on international Internet-related public policy issues (CWG-Internet), limited to Member States, with open consultation to all stakeholders, and to conduct such open consultation according to specific guidelines...
  • #PP14Youth Consultation
    July - October 2014: ITU is inviting young people around the world to share their thoughts and opinions on the scope and mandate of our future work related to youth. Through this online consultation, members of the public can provide input to the policy document which will be presented to ITU's upcoming Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-14) in Busan, Republic of Korea from 20 October - 7 November 2014...
  • CWG-Internet : Online Open Consultation
    March - April 2014: On 10 July 2012, the ITU Council resolved that the Council Working Group on international Internet-related public policy issues (CWG-Internet) would hold online consultations for all stakeholders on certain policy issues to be decided by the Group...