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WCIT Acronyms

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Date: 30 May 2012

Document Type: TBD

Tags: WCIT

A table of acronyms that are commonly used in the WCIT process.

Acronym Organization, Name or Action
ADD Addition of new item
APT Asia-­‐Pacific Telecommunity
ATU African Telecommunication Union
BDT Telecommunication Development Bureau
BIAC The Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD
CCITT Consultative Committee for International Telephony and Telegraphy
CEPT European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications
CITEL Inter-­‐American Telecommunication Commission of the Organization of American States
CoE Council of Europe
CPND Calling Party Number Delivery
CS/CV ITU Constitution and Convention
CWG Council Working Group
CWG-WCIT Council Working Group to prepare for the 2012 WCIT
DIAP (CITEL) Draft Inter-­‐American Proposal
EC European Commission
EU European Union
GAC (ICANN) Government Advisory Committee
GS General Secretariat
GSMA GSM MOU Association
GSR Global Symposium for Regulators
IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
IAP (CITEL) Inter-­‐American Proposals
IBSA India–Brasil–South Africa
ICANN Internet Corporation fo rAssigned Names and Numbers
ICC International Chamber of Commerce
ICC-BASIS ICC-­ Business Action to Support the Information Society
ICLI International Calling Line Identifier (??)
ICT Information & Communication Technology
IETF Internet Engineering Task Force
IGF Internet Governance Forum
IIC International Internet Connectivity
IMF International Monetary Fund
ISO International Organization fo rStandardization
ISOC Internet Society
ITR International Telecommunication Regulations
ITU International Telecommunication Union
ITU-D ITU Telecommunication Development Sector
ITU-R ITU Radiocommunication Sector
ITU-T ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector
LDC Least Developed Country
LLDC Landlocked Developing Country 
MDG Millenium Development Goals
MOD Modify
NIST (US) National Institute of Standards and Technology
NOC No Change
NTIA (US) National Telecommunications and Information Administration
OA Operating Agency
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-­‐operationand Development
PP ITU Plenipotentiary Conference
RIR Regional Internet Registry
ROA Recognized Operating Agency
SDO Standards Development Organization
SDR Special Drawing Right
SG3RG- LAC AFR OA Study Group 3 Regional Group Latin America Caribbean Africa Oceania and Asia
SIDS Small Island Developing State


TBT Technical Barriers to Trade
TD Temporary Document
TDAG Telecommunication Development Advisory Group
TSAG Telecommunications Sector Advisory Group
TSB Telecommunications Standardization Bureau
UN CSTD UN Commissionon Science and Technology for Development
UNCTAD UN Conference on Trade and Development
UNODC UN Office on Drugs and Crime
USCIB US Chamber of International Business
WATTC 88 World Administrative Telegraph and Telephone Conference –1988
WCIT 12 World Conference on International Telecommunications -­‐2012
WGIG Working Group on Internet Governance
WRC World Radio Congress
WSOS World Summit on the Information Society
WTDC World Telecommunication Development Forum
WTO World Trade Organization
WTPF World Telecommunication Policy Forum
WTSA World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly