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SERVICES: TRAINING WORKSHOP Ś 1-3 AND 6-7 DECEMBER 2004

ITU/WTO Workshop on Telecom and ICT regulation

Designed for developing country government officials with regulatory responsibilities, the workshop will provide a detailed overview of the WTO provisions relevant to telecommunications and to information and communications technology (ICT). It has been scheduled to take place just before the ITU Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) to facilitate the participation of national regulatory authorities.

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The Workshop is a pilot effort in the formulation of a specialized training course for capacity building in the area of telecommunications and ICT regulation. Its purpose is to enable telecommunications regulatory authorities from developing countries to better understand the implications of the WTO for their work and to improve skills and techniques for its implementation at the regulatory level. The Workshop rely extensively on interactive exercises and case studies in which participants take an active role.

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