Presentation on theme: "WTSA 2012 World Telecommunications Standardization Assembly Debriefing, Durban 2013 WTSA-12 Action Plan for Africa By Dr. Sherif Guinena Advisor to NTRA."— Presentation transcript:
WTSA 2012 World Telecommunications Standardization Assembly Debriefing, Durban 2013 WTSA-12 Action Plan for Africa By Dr. Sherif Guinena Advisor to NTRA Exec. President
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Resolution 1Resolution 1 - Rules of procedure of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector Resolution 2Resolution 2 – ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector study group responsibility and mandates Resolution 7Resolution 7 - Collaboration with the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission Resolution 11Resolution 11 - Collaboration with the Postal Operations Council of the Universal Postal Union in the study of services concerning both the postal and the telecommunication sectors Resolution 18Resolution 18 - Principles and procedures for the allocation of work to, and coordination between, ITU Radiocommunication and ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sectors Resolution 20Resolution 20 - Procedures for allocation and management of international telecommunication numbering, naming, addressing and identification resources Resolution 22Resolution 22 - Authorization for Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group to act between world telecommunication standardization assemblies Resolution 29Resolution 29 - Alternative calling procedures on international telecommunication networks Resolution 31Resolution 31 - Admission of entities or organizations to participate as Associates in the work of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector Resolution 32Resolution 32 - Strengthening electronic working methods for the work of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector Resolution 33Resolution 33 - Guidelines for strategic activities of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector Resolution 34Resolution 34 - Voluntary contributions Resolution 35Resolution 35 - Appointment and maximum term of office for chairmen and vice-chairmen of study groups of the Telecommunication Standardization Sector and of Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group Resolution 38Resolution 38 - Coordination among the three ITU Sectors for activities relating to International Mobile Telecommunications Resolution 40Resolution 40 - Regulatory aspects of the work of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector Resolution 43Resolution 43 - Regional preparations for world telecommunication standardization assemblies Resolution 44Resolution 44 - Bridging the standardization gap between developing and developed countries Resolution 45Resolution 45 - Effective coordination of standardization work across study groups in the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector and the role of Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group Resolution 47Resolution 47 - Country code top-level domain names Resolution 48Resolution 48 - Internationalized (multilingual) domain names Resolution 49Resolution 49 - ENUM Resolution 50Resolution 50 - Cybersecurity Resolution 52Resolution 52 - Countering and combating spam Resolution 54Resolution 54 - Creation of, and assistance to, regional groups Resolution 55Resolution 55 - Mainstreaming a gender perspective in ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector activities
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Resolution 57Resolution 57 - Strengthening coordination and cooperation among the three ITU Sectors on matters of mutual interest Resolution 58Resolution 58 - Encourage the creation of national Computer Incident Response Teams, particularly for developing countries Resolution 59Resolution 59 - Enhancing participation of telecommunication operators from developing countries Resolution 60Resolution 60 - Responding to the challenges of the evolution of the identification/numbering system and its convergence with IP-based systems / networks Resolution 61Resolution 61 – Countering and combating misappropriation and misuse of international telecommunication numbering resources Resolution 62Resolution 62 - Dispute settlement Resolution 64Resolution 64 - IP address allocation and facilitating the transition to and deployment of IPv6 Resolution 65Resolution 65 - Calling party number delivery, calling line identification and origin identification Resolution 66Resolution 66 - Technology Watch in the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau Resolution 67Resolution 67 - Use in the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector of the languages of the Union on an equal footing Resolution 68Resolution 68 - Implementation of Resolution 122 (Rev. Antalya, 2006) of the Plenipotentiary Conference on the evolving role of the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly Resolution 69Resolution 69 – Non-discriminatory access and use of Internet resources Resolution 70Resolution 70 - Telecommunication/information and communication technology accessibility for persons with disabilities Resolution 71Resolution 71 - Admission of academia to participate in the work of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector Resolution 72Resolution 72 - Measurement concerns related to human exposure to electromagnetic fields Resolution 73Resolution 73 - Information and communications technologies, environment and climate change Resolution 74Resolution 74 - Admission of Sector Members from developing countries in the work of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector Resolution 75Resolution 75 – The ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector’s contribution in implementing the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society Resolution 76Resolution 76 - Studies related to conformance and interoperability testing, assistance to developing countries, and a possible future ITU mark programme Resolution 77Resolution 77 - Standardization work in the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector for software-defined networking Resolution 7Resolution 78 - Information and communication technology applications and standards for improved access to e-health services Resolution 7Resolution 79 - The role of telecommunications/ information and communication technologies in handling and controlling e-waste from telecommunication and information technology equipment and methods of treating it Resolution 80Resolution 80 - Acknowledging the active involvement of the membership in the development of ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sectordeliverables Resolution 81Resolution 81 - Strengthening collaboration Resolution 82Resolution 82 - Strategic and structural review of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector Opinion 1Opinion 1 – Practical application of network externality premium
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 WTSA Resolutions Clustered (of most interest to Africa)
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Organizational Working Methods: – Res. 1 : ITU-T Working Procedures – Rec. A.1 ~ A.7 : Working Methods, … – Res 40 : Regulatory Aspects of ITU-T Recomm. House Keeping: – Res. 32 : Electronic Working Methods. – Res. 33 : ITU-T Strategic Activities Guidelines.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 CoCoCola Cooperation, Coordination and Collaboration Res. 45: Coordination among ITU-T SGs. Res. 82: Review Committee (RevCom). Res. 81: Strengthening Collaboration. Res. 11: Postal Coop: UPU – POC. Rec. A.1, A.4, A.5, A.6, A.23 and Res.7 regarding CoCoCola with external bodies.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Bridging the STD GAP (BSG) Res. 44 : BSG. Res. 54 : Regional Groups. Res. 59 : DC’s Operating Agencies participation. Res. 74 : DC’s SM participation.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 NNAI Numbering, Naming, Addressing and Identification Res. 20 : Numbering Res. 29 : Alternative Calling Procedures Res. 61 : Numbering Misuse and Misappropriation. Res. 65 : Calling Line Identification.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Technical Res. 2 : Study Group Questions. Res. 67 : Conformance and Interop. (CIT) Res. 77 : SDN, Software Defined Networking. JCA-Res178: Technical aspects of the networks that support the Internet. Rec. D.50 : IIC Opinion 1, Rec. 156 : Networks Externalities.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Internet Res. 49 : ENUM. Res. 64 : IPv4/IPv6,Allocation and Transition. Res. 69 : Non-Discriminatory access to the Internet. Res. 75 : Implementing outcomes of WSIS JCA-Res178: Technical aspects of the networks that support the Internet.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 How to implement WTSA-12 ? Forming a Standardization Body for Africa. Evolves and works under ATU. Comprises thematic Working Groups. Collaborates with Africa sub-regional Standardization Bodies (existing and evolving). Coordinates Africa’s standardization activities and involvement in the ITU-T activities.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 AfriTSO www.AfriTSO.org
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 AfriSTO modus operandi REC 1 REC n RSB www.AfriTSO.org AfriTSO
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Initial Mandates Elaborate on the WTSA implementation Action Plan. Encourage and Follow-up of African Participation and Submissions to ITU-T SGs work. Facilitate communication and collaboration between Africa RSB members. Coordination of African [Common] Proposals. Coordinate capacity building, including acquaintance with ITU-T SGs Questions and main topics. ………..
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 The Draft WTSA-12 Implementation Action Plan Based on the Thematic Clusters. Reformulation of the “resolves” parts and MS’s responsibilities into action lines. AfriTSO as a mechanism for encouragement, support, collaboration facilitator and follow- up of implementation.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Proposed Initial Actions Formation of the Working Groups (Nominees?). Recommended: basically ITU-T SGs’ Chairmen and Vice Chairmen from Africa, and others). Elaboration and enhancement of the Action Lines. Forming AfriTSO. Start with the coordination, encouragement and Follow-Up activity.
World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly WTSA 12 Thank You www.AfriTSO.org www.AfriTSO.org