APT Conference Preparatory Group for WRC-27 (APG-27)



The APT Conference Preparatory Group for World Radiocommunication Conference (APG) has been developed into one of the most important activities of APT. APG was started in 1996 with the objective of harmonizing views and developing common proposals from the Asia-Pacific region for the World Radio Conference (WRC). The APG process has met exemplary success in presenting the views of the region at WRCs. As a result, APG becomes the one with highest attendance from the members in the region. It has substantially helped establishing the prominence given to APT amongst other regional and international organizations.



The main objective of APG is to organize coordinated regional activities for WRCs and RAs in order to ensure that the interests of APT Members on Radiocommunication issues are properly represented. The activities include but are not limited to:


Terms of References

The Terms of References of the APG cover the following areas:

a. WRC Activities:

b. RA Activities:

c. Other Tasks:


Working Party Structure and Assigened WRC-27 Agenda Items

The APG structure for the WRC-27 was formed at the 1st APT Conference Preparatory Group Meeting for WRC-27 (APG27-1) held in Shanghai, People's Republic of China from 3 to 6 June 2024. The structure is based on the CPM-27 Report Chapters. The following table shows the APG structure with the respective office bearers. The table also shows the WRC-27 agenda items that have been assigned to the respective Working Parties.


Working Party (WP)
Assigned WRC-27 Agenda Items
WP1: Fixed-satellite and broadcasting-satellite issues 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 , 1.6 & 7
WP2: Fixed, mobile and radiolocation issues 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10
WP3: Mobile-satellite issues 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14
WP4: Science issues 1.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.18, 1.19
WP5: General issues 2, 4, 8, 9, 10














APT Secretariat
Email: [email protected]

Office Bearers
Chair, APG-27

Mr. Nobuyuki Kawai (Japan)

Vice-Chairs, APG-27

To be elected at APG27-2