Correspondence Group for Preparation of the Ministerial Meeting

Introduction :

The APT Policy and Regulatory Forum  2014 (PRF-14) held from 20 to 22 May 2014 in Patttaya, Thailand agreed to establish a Correspondence Group to assist the Secretariat in preparing the  program and draft outcome for the Asia-Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting that will be held in Brunei Darussalam, from 10-11 September 2014.

The objectives of the Ministerial Meeting are:

  • To commemorate the 35th Anniversary of APT that will be on 1st July 2014 recognizing the valuable role of APT in the regional cooperation on telecommunication/ Information Communication Technology and renewed high level commitment for continued support to further strengthen the community;
  • To provide high-level policy guidelines for the region for the next five years on the development of telecommunication / ICT  and its critical role in enabling creative economy and socio-economic development;
  • To evaluate and follow-up on the developments in telecommunication / ICT, especially broadband development in the member countries towards achieving the objectives of the Bali Statement and Plan of Action;
  • To provide a platform for the Ministers to have a free and open discussion on the pressing topics of the industry, among themselves, and with the experts and key leaders in the industry.

Term of References : 

The Correspondence Group will assist the APT Secretariat on the following;

  1. To review the content of the draft agenda and program of the Ministerial Meeting and provide suggestions for improvement to make the Ministerial Meeting a successful event.
  2. To develop the draft of a final output of the Ministerial Meeting for consideration of the ministers and adoption at the Ministerial Meeting
  3. To advise the secretariat on any other matters to improve the content and arrangements of the meeting  
  4. To submit the result to the 11th Asia Pacific Telecommunication and ICT Development Forum (ADF-11) which is a preparatory meeting for the Ministerial Meetingto be held in Brunei Darussalam from 8-9 September 2014.

Structure and Office Bearers :

The CG consists of a chairman who is responsible for leading the preparation work of the Ministerial Meeting according to the TOR of the CG. The Chairman of the CG is : Mr. Haji Jailani Haji Buntar, Brunei Darussalam.

Email Reflector :

Email reflector for the CG is [email protected]. To join the reflectors please send email to [email protected].

Reference Documents :

THE THEME AND OUTCOME OF THE MINISTERIAL MEETING
PROPOSAL ON THE STRUCTURE OF THE MINISTERIAL MEETING

THE TERMS OF REFERENCE OF THE CORRESPONDENCE GROUP FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC ICT MINISTERIAL MEETING 2014

LIST OF MEMBERS OF CORRESPONDENCE GROUP

Documents and Circulars :

Click here for Documents and Circulars under Discussion

Related Links :

Asia-Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting

Contact : 

APT Secretariat (Mr. Amir/Mr. Pornchai)
Phone: +66 2 573 0044
Fax: +66 2 573 7479
 
 
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