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  1. Annual Report 2011 CITEL April, 2012

  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.

  3. CITEL Structure

  4. Quantifiable results for 2011

  5. Budget

  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 cbaptista@oas.org http://www.citel.oas.org