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PP Preparatory Process

Council 2021 agreed on strengthening the inter-regional preparatory process and on holding inter-regional preparatory meetings.

The first informal inter-regional preparatory meeting for PP-22 was held on Monday, 28 March 2022, from 13.00 to 14.30 at ITU Headquarters. Regional coordinators and the Chairs of preparatory groups joined this first meeting, which was chaired by Mr Sabin Sărmaș, the PP-22 Chair-designate. Remote participation was provided. All of the regional groups were represented and gave presentations on the preparations in their regions. APT and CEPT also shared slides with the meeting.

The second informal inter-regional preparatory meeting was held on Sunday, 5 June 2022, from 13.30 to 16.30 in Kigali, Rwanda, with remote participation. All regional groups were represented and gave updates on the preparations in their regions. The presentations can be found here: APT, ATU, CEPT, RCC, Arab States, and CITEL.

The third informal inter-regional preparatory meeting will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, 30-31 August 2022, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Remote participation will be provided.

Important background information

In order to prepare your efficient participation to the 2022 Plenipotentiary Conference, the following information is available:

Regional preparatory meetings

RegionMeetingsWebsite
Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) preparatory meetings
  • 1 July 2021, 1st Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for PP-22 (APT PP22-1), virtual
  • 15-17 February 2022, 2nd Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for PP-22 (APT PP22-2), virtual
  • 9-12 May 2022, 3rd Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for PP-22 (APT PP22-3), Tokyo, Japan
  • 1-5 August 2022, 4th Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for PP-22 (APT PP22-4), Bangkok, Thailand
APT website
Arab States preparatory meetings
  • 23 September 2021, 1st meeting, virtual
  • 23-25 November 2021, 2nd meeting, virtual
  • 25-27 January 2022, 3rd meeting, virtual
  • 25-28 July 2022, 4th meeting, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
  • 28-31 August 2022, 5th meeting, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
African Telecommunications Union (ATU) preparatory meetings
  • 5-6 August 2021, 1st African Preparatory Meeting for ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) virtually hosted by South Africa
  • 30 May -1 June 2022, 2nd African Preparatory Meeting for ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22)
  • 18-19 July 2022, 3rd & Final African Preparatory Meeting for ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22)
ATU website
European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) preparatory meetings
  • 1-3 March 2021, 1st meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of CEPT Com-ITU, virtual
  • 5-7 May 2021, 2nd meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of CEPT Com-ITU, virtual
  • 21-23 June 2021, 3rd meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of CEPT Com-ITU, virtual
  • 13-15 September 2021, 4th meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of CEPT Com-ITU, virtual
  • 22-24 November 2021, 5th meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of CEPT Com-ITU, virtual
  • 25-27 January 2022, 6th meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of CEPT Com-ITU, virtual
  • 15-17 February 2022, 7th meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of Com-ITU, Hybrid meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 17-20 May 2022, 8th meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of Com-ITU, Hybrid meeting, London, United Kingdom
  • 4-7 July 2022, 9th meeting of the PP22 Project Teams of Com-ITU, Hybrid meeting, Germany
CEPT website
Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) preparatory meetings
  • 1-3 December 2021, COM/CITEL + WGPP (1st PP-22), virtual
  • 16-18 February 2022, CITEL Assembly/COM/CITEL/WGPP (2nd PP-22), Colombia
  • 5-9 April 2022, 40 PCC.I + WGPP (3rd PP-22) mode TBD
  • 11-15 July 2022, 41 PCC.I, + WGPP (4th PP-22), Washington D.C.
  • 21-22 September 2022, WGPP (PP-22 FINAL), virtual
CITEL website
Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (RCC) preparatory meetings
  • 25-26 August 2021, 31st meeting of the Working group on the work with ITU
  • 27 August 2021, 40th meeting of RCC Commission on international cooperation
  • 19-22 October 2021, 32nd meeting of the Working group on the work with ITU
  • 13 December 2021, 41st/33rd Joint meeting of the RCC Commission on international cooperation and the Working group on the work with ITU
  • 14 February 2022, Joint meeting of RCC Commission for CIC and WG ITU
  • 26-27 April 2022, 36th meeting of RCC WG ITU (virtual)
  • 29 April 2022, Joint 43/47th meeting of RCC Commission for CIC and WG ITU
  • 11-13 August 2022, Kyrgyzstan
RCC website