Presentation on theme: "1 April, 2012 Annual Report 2011 CITEL. 2 CITEL IN BRIEF Inter-governmental agency dealing with a variety of key public policy issues such as radio spectrum."— Presentation transcript:
2 CITEL IN BRIEF Inter-governmental agency dealing with a variety of key public policy issues such as radio spectrum allocation, Internet-related public policy issues, cyber security and telecommunication/information and communication technologies (ICT) development, working in partnership with the private sector. Prime regional forum in the Americas for generating common perspectives and views among Member States in preparation for International Telecommunication Union (ITU) global conferences of a treaty-binding nature. Focus on scientific and technological development, building of national capacities, and strengthening the role of States in the promotion and regulation of the sector.
4 Quantifiable results for 2011 ITEMQUANTITY Meetings11 Meeting participants (Member States, Associate Members & Observers)717 Documents processed2,113 RESOLUTIONS31 RECOMMENDATIONS8 DECISIONS42 Seminars and Workshops3 Distance education courses delivered9 Attendance-based courses delivered14 Scholarships granted by the OAS104 Associate Members as of December 31, 2011111 Accredited Regional Training Centers as of December 31, 201120 Cooperation Agreements in force as of December 31, 201120
5 Budget Source of Financing Allocation for 2011 (x US$ 1,000) Allocation for 2012 (x US$ 1,000) Variation % (2011-2012) OAS Regular Fund513.4622.621.3% Specific Funds (Associate Members) 325.1 363.611.8% TOTAL838.5 986.217.6%
6 Key Topics (2012-2014) Deployment of Technology and Services Connecting rural, isolated and underserved areas Enhancement of International Internet Connectivity Increase of fixed/mobile broadband access numbers Transition from Analog to Digital Television Broadcasting Policy and Regulatory Aspects Impact of technology evolution on the existing Legal and Regulatory Framework Efficient use of Frequency Spectrum and Satellite Orbit Resources in the Americas International Roaming issues Children Helpline Number for the Americas Protection of users rights Safety in the use of ICT Cybersecurity and Vulnerability Assessment Critical Infrastructure Protection ICT and climate change Use of ICT to counteract the effects of climate change e-waste treatment Emergency Telecommunications ICT for disaster prevention, mitigation, rescue and relief
7 Resolution to be sent to the OAS General Assembly Draft Resolution Utilizing telecommunications/information and communication technologies to create an information society promoting integral development
8 THANK YOU Clovis Baptista Executive Secretary of CITEL Phone: (202) 458-3004 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.citel.oas.org