On 11 October 2010 the elections to the ITU Council and the Radio Regulations Board were culminated.
The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference continues second week of work. Today the elections to the ITU Council and the Radio Regulations Board (RRB) were held.
Members of the ITU Council are the 48 Member States of the ITU. The role of the ITU Council is to consider a wide range of policy issues in the field of telecommunications in the period between Plenipotentiary Conferences to ensure that the activities, policies and strategies of the Union fully respond of today's dynamic, rapidly changing telecommunications environment. Besides the Council assists to the implementation of the provisions of the ITU Constitution, the ITU Convention, the Administrative Regulations (the International Telecommunication Regulations and the Radio Regulations), the decisions of the Plenipotentiary Conferences and, when it is advisably, the decisions of other conferences and meetings of the Union.
Radio Regulations Board (RRB) is composed of twelve members elected by the Plenipotentiary Conference. The Committee approves the rules of procedure used by the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau, applying the provisions of the Radio Regulations and registering frequency assignments made by the Member States of the Union; considers the questions directed to the Bureau, which can not be solved by applying the Radio Regulations and Rules of Procedure, provides a consultations to Radiocommunication Conferences, Radiocommunication Assembly, and solve other matters within the competence of the RRB.
RCC participants' countries involved in Region C, which has five seats in the ITU Council and two seats in the RRB.
As a result of the elections to the Council, the Russian Federation, together with other countries in the region - Bulgaria, Romania, Poland and the Czech Republic were elected in the ITU Council.
As the result of the elections to the RRB, Bayish N. Nurmatov (CA of Kyrgyz Republic) and Victor A. Strelets (CA of Russian Federation) were elected in the RRB.
The Conference participants continue to discuss important for the future of the Union issues regarding the formation of stable fundamental documents of the Union, preparations for the World Conference on International Telecommunications, implementation of WSIS decisions, strategies to negotiating the growing "broadband gap". Much attention of the Conference is paid to discussions on the Management of the Internet, security and confidence in the use of ICT and others.