The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly (RA-23) recently concluded in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, by mapping future radiocommunication system orientations.
The Assembly passed a raft of resolutions to drive the development of standards and technologies for the 6th generation of International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) systems. RA-23 also adopted a resolution on gender equality to deepen, expedite, and broaden women’s active participation in the ITU Radiocommunication Sector’s (ITU-R) operations.
ITU Secretary-General Doreen Bogdan-Martin said, “The work of the Radiocommunication Assembly helps us shape how we live together in our interconnected world. The outcomes of this meeting ensure a promising future for ITU’s Radiocommunication Sector and, through the groundbreaking resolution on gender equality, for women in the radiocommunications field.”
Mario Maniewicz, Director of ITU’s Radiocommunication Bureau, added, “This Radiocommunication Assembly has achieved significant accomplishments, and the outcomes will establish the framework for the activities of the ITU Radiocommunication Study Groups in the upcoming four-year study period. We have set the stage for developing new technologies with the potential to deliver better capacity and coverage everywhere, bridging the digital divide and providing possible solutions to the challenges and impacts they will have on our lives.”