The 5th Meeting of the APT Conference Preparatory Group for WRC-23 (APG23-5)

20 February 2023 - 25 February 2023
Busan. Republic of Korea (Hybrid)

The 5th Meeting of the APT Conference Preparatory group for WRC-23 (APG23-5) was held from 20 – 25 February 2023 in Busan, Republic of Korea. The meeting was hosted by the Ministry of Science and ICT, Republic of Korea.

APG23-5 was held with physical attendance as well as virtual/online participation through Zoom meeting platform (i.e., hybrid meeting). The objectives of APG23-5, as decided by APG23-4, are as follows:

  1. review the results of APG23-4 and any Intersessional Working Party meetings
  2. update APT preliminary views on WRC-23 Agenda Items based on input contributions from APT Members
  3. consider the progress in ITU-R Study Groups in relation to WRC-23 Agenda items, and take necessary actions as appropriate
  4. to review the draft CPM Report and develop APT Views on proposed modification(s) to the draft CPM Report, as appropriate, for submission to CPM23-2;
  5. review the activities of other regional organisations, in particular their preliminary views/positions on WRC-23 with a view to fostering interregional
  6. review issues related to RA-23 and develop APT Views, if any
  7. to consider any possible action(s) that arise from the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2022 (PP-22) in relation to the radiocommunication sector.

Following outcomes are expected from APG23-5:

  1. Preliminary views on WRC-23 Agenda Items
  2. Preliminary views on issues related to RA-23, if any
  3. APT Views on proposed modification(s) to the draft CPM Report, as appropriate, for submission to CPM23-2
  4. Mechanism for coordinating APT activities during CPM23-2
  5. Objectives and expected outcomes for APG23-6

APG23-5 will be held at 
BEXCO Exhibition Center 2
Address: 30, APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, Korea (48060)

All APT Members, Associate Members, Affiliate Members, International/Regional Organizations, and Eligible Non-Members can participate in the meeting by registering online through the APT Website.Administrations of Members and Associate Members and International/Regional Organizations are kindly requested to send the official list of delegations for the meeting and to nominate Head of Delegation (HoD) and Alternate HoD. If any APT Affiliate Member is included in the National Delegation, please clearly mention in the List of Delegation.

Participation of Non-Members: Non-Members cannot attend the meeting. Non-Member participants under national delegation are allowed once their names are included in the official list of delegation. Non-member participation from the host country, Republic of Korea, are allowed as ‘Observers’ once they are approved by the Ministry of Science and ICT, Republic of Korea.

Please indicate the mode of your participation at the online registration form. Please check the latest information on COVID-19 measures for travelling to Republic of Korea. Since the number of physical attendances influences some preparations for the meeting venue and other arrangements, your administration/organization is kindly requested to register delegates for physical attendance preferably by the date specified in the following section.

Virtual participation will be arranged by using Zoom meeting platform. Detail information for virtual participation will be sent to the registered delegates who wish to attend virtually.

Submission of Contributions:
Contributions for the meeting from APT Members, Associate Members, Affiliate Members, regional and International Organizations are welcome. You are requested to use the proper document template for your contribution. Please refer to ‘Information for submitting contributions to APG23-5’ for detail process of submitting the contribution. Templates for the submission of contributions are embeded in ‘Information for submitting contributions to APG23-5’ Contributions will be posted on APT Website prior to the starting of the meeting. Last date of submission of contributions is 13 February 2023.

Template for APT Preliminary Views on WRC-23 Agenda Items needs to be used by the Chairs of Drafting Groups and Working Patires for developing the outcomes of the respective meetings. 

Invitation Letter

Information for Participants

Meeting Documents

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