PP Resolution 146 (Rev. Dubai, 2018) instructs the Council to review and revise, at its 2019 session, the terms of reference for EG-ITR. Therefore, at its 2019 session, the ITU Council approved the following Terms of reference:
1 On the basis of contributions submitted by Member States, Sector Members and inputs from the Directors of the Bureaux if necessary, the EG-ITRs shall undertake a comprehensive review of the ITRs.
2 The EG-ITRs shall undertake a provision-by-provision examination of the ITRs, focusing on the 2012 ITRs, taking into account new trends in telecommunications/ICT and emerging issues in international telecommunications/ICT environment.
3 The review should include, among others:
a) applicability of the provisions of the ITRs in fostering the provision and development of international telecommunication/ICT services and networks;
b) flexibility of, or lack thereof, the provisions of the ITRs to accommodate new trends in telecommunications/ICT and emerging issues in international telecommunications/ICT environment;
4 The EG-ITRs will present a progress report reflecting all views on the ITRs review to Council 2020 and Council 2021, and a final report to Council 2022 for examination and submission to the 2022 Plenipotentiary Conference with the Council’s comments.