Relations between Azerbaijan and International Telecommunication Union (ITU)


Relations between Azerbaijan and International Telecommunication Union (ITU)


Azerbaijan became a member of ITU on the 10th of April 1992 and has close cooperation with ITU.

Delegations of our country took part in various ITU events, and the Secretary General of the Organisation visited our country.

From the 29th of November to the 2nd of December 2016, ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao participated in the 22nd Bakutel Azerbaijan International Telecommunications and Information Technologies Exhibition and Conference held in Baku and was received by the country’s leadership during his visit to Azerbaijan.

In the elections held as part of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan (Korea) from the 20th of October to the 7th of November 2014, Azerbaijan was elected a member of the ITU Council from Eastern Europe and North Asia for the first time in 4 years by 94 votes.

In the elections held within the next ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Dubai on the 5th of November 2018, Azerbaijan was re-elected a member of the ITU Council for 2019-2022, as well as a candidate from Azerbaijan was elected to the Radio Regulatory Committee of the organisation.

In order to put an end to the activities of companies operating illegally in the field of information and communication technologies in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, to disseminate them among ITU member states on a regular basis a letter was sent to the current ITU Secretary General on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2017. As a result, the just position of the Azerbaijani side was highlighted in the ITU Operational Bulletin (OB) published on the 1st of July 2017.

Taking into account the high level of co-operation, as well as useful and business relations between ITU and Azerbaijan, in 2015, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of ITU, our country was selected as one of 3 Gold Partners of the organisation.

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