APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-16

The objective of APT Preparatory Group for ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (APT-WTSA) is to assist the APT Members to prepare for the ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) in coordinating issues of regional interests and preparing coordinated regional contributions to the Assembly and assocaited activities of ITU-T such as TSAG and Review Committee.

The Terms of Reference of APT-WTSA can be found in the Working Method of APT-WTSA.

ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2016 (WTSA-16) will be held at the 4ro quarter of 2016. In order to start the preparation of APT for WTSA-16, APT organized the 1st Meeting of APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-16 on 07 March 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting established the structure of the preparatory group, nominate office bearers, developed Working Methods and workplan of the Preparatory Group. 

STRUCTURE:

APT Preparatory Group for WTSA-16 consists of a Chairman, two Vice-Chairmen and three Working Groups (WGs). Working Groups are as follows -

Working Group 1 (WG1): ITU-T Working Methods 

WG1 considers the activities related to the Working Methods of ITU-T to be studied in TSAG. Terms of reference of WG1 includes:

  • To identify the issues and consideration of the proposals related to the Working Methods of ITU-T to strengthen cooperation between ITU-T and other SDOs, and intra-ITU collaboration and coordination
  • To review the proposals regarding the ITU-T Resolutions and Recommendations related to the Working Methods of ITU-T
  • To consider any other items assigned by the Plenary
     

Working Group 2 (WG2): ITU-T Work Organization

WG2 considers the activities related to the organization of work of ITU-T such as the structure of ITU-T Study Groups to be studied in ITU-T Review Committee and TSAG. Terms of reference of WG2 includes:

  • To consider proposals on the program and organization of the work of ITU-T consistence with ITU-T strategies and priorities
  • To identify issues and considerations of the proposals related to the structure of ITU-T Study Groups
  • To consider proposals related to the review the Questions for study, allocation of the Questions and the actions required for further processing
  • To review the proposals regarding the ITU-T Resolutions and Recommendations related to the Working Organizations of ITU-T
  • To consider any other items assigned by the Plenary
     

Working Group 3 (WG3): Standardization Related Issues

WG3 considers the standardization related issues such as Regulatory/Policy, Strategic Plan and ITU-T operation issues including the budget control other than the Working Methods and Work Organization of ITU-T. Terms of reference of WG3 includes:

  • To identify issues and consider proposals on area of the strategic standardization such as international naming, numbering, addressing and identification resources, internet domain names and address, security, conformance and interoperability, WSIS, GSS (Global Standards Symposium) etc.
  • To identify issue and consider proposals related to the particular need of the developing countries and bridging standardization gap
  • To review the proposals regarding the ITU-T Resolutions and Recommendations related to the issues mentioned in earlier points
  • To consider any other items assigned by the Plenary

OFFICE BEARERS:

Group
Chairman Vice-Chairman
Plenary Mr. Yoichi Maeda (Japan)
  • Dr. Hyoung Jun Kim (Rep. of Korea)
  • Ms. Weiling Xu (P. R. of China)
WG1: ITU-T Working Methods Mr. Kaoru Kenyoshi (Japan)
  • Mr. Muhammad Neil El Himan (Indonesia)
  • Mr. Jeong Sik Park (Rep. of Korea)
WG2: ITU-T Work Organization Dr. Seungyun Lee (Rep. of Korea)
  • Mr. Noriyuki Araki (Japan)
  • Mr. Abdul Karim Abdum Razak (Malaysia)
WG3: Standardization Related Issues Ms. Fang Li (P. R. of China)
  • Dr. Seyed Mostafa Safavi (I. R. of Iran)
  • Ms. Nguyen Thi Khanh Thuan (S. R. of Vietnam)
  • Ms. Michiko Fukahori (Japan)

MEETINGS:

DOCUMENTS AND CIRCULARS:

CONTACT:

For any question and query please contact

APT Secretariat
aptwtsa(at)apt.int

 
 
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