[AfrICANN-discuss] Re : [GAC] Articles, Speeches, Blogs and Publications about ITU and the ITRs

alice at apc.org alice at apc.org
Wed Jun 20 17:47:29 SAST 2012

The Netherlands reported that they have held national level consultations
on ITRs. I believe most of our countries should aim for similar processes.


Alice Munyua

> Thank you very much Alexander for sharing. I agree with you that this is
> the right way as most of our countries are represented.
> Kind regards,
> Comoros representative on the Governmental Advisory Committee of ICANN
> Ingénieur Télécoms en Transmission, Réseaux et Commutation
> Chef du Département Études et Projets,
> Autorité Nationale de Régulation des TIC (ANRTIC) - Union des Comores,
> (+269) 334 37 06 (Mobile Moroni) - ID Skype: attoukarim - siteperso
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>  De : "Ntoko, Alexander" <alexander.ntoko at itu.int>
> À : "gac-bounces at gac.icann.org" <gac-bounces at gac.icann.org>;
> "gac at gac.icann.org" <gac at gac.icann.org>; "africann at afrinic.net"
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> Cc : "Johnson, Malcolm" <malcolm.johnson at itu.int>; "Conneally, Paul"
> <paul.conneally at itu.int>
> Envoyé le : Mercredi 20 juin 2012 14h40
> Objet : [GAC] Articles, Speeches, Blogs and Publications about ITU and the
> ITRs
> Dear All,
> I could send to you a much longer list of similar articles, blogs and
> publications about alleged ITU plans to take control of the Internet.  I
> could also send to you many which state the contrary. But none of this
> will be of any use.
> The last meeting of the Council Working Group (CWG) for WCIT started this
> morning 20 June and ends on 22 June.   Find attached the speech of ITU
> Secretary-General,  Dr. Hamadoun I. Touré, delivered today at the opening
> of this last CWG WCIT meeting.
> ITU has 193 Member States. The decision on the content of the revised ITRs
> will be made by ITU Membership at the end of this year (3-14 December)
> during the WCIT in Dubai.
> For those of you who represent your countries in ITU,  I would encourage
> you to increase the involvement of the citizens of your countries in your
> national consultations during this process.   I would also hope that your
> positions and views regarding ITU and the process to  review the ITRs are
> based on actual proposals and discussions taking place in the appropriate
> ITU forums dealing with this subject and not necessarily on blogs,
> publications, speeches and media reports many of which do not accurately
> reflect the facts.
> Also, please find attached a WCIT background brief which I hope will be
> helpful to have a basic understanding of what the ITRs are and the roles
> of sovereign states in the process leading to the review of this Treaty
> (the ITRs). Please feel free to share this
>  brief and the speech of ITU Secretary-General as you consider
> appropriate.
> For reliable and up-to-date information about ITU, the ITRs and WCIT,
> please visit  www.itu.int/wcit
> Regards,
> Alexander NTOKO
> ITU Representative (Observer) to the GAC
> Chief, Operations and Planning Department
> Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB)
> International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
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