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12-14 October 2016
Decided on key issues such as the extension of the ITSO goals and objectives through the year 2020, the extension of the strategic plan for ITSO to 2018 and the approval of the bi-annual budget for the organization. Elected Mr. Patrick Masambu, a citizen of Uganda, to replace Mr. José Toscano whose mandate will run through July 2017. During the Assembly, the Parties of Nepal and Sri Lanka delivered the final two letters required for the amendment to Article XII (c)(ii) to the ITSO Agreement to enter into force, which will happen on the 16th of January 2017.
21-23 May 2014
Decided on key issues such as the extension of the ITSO goals and objectives through the year 2017, the strategic plan for ITSO for the period 2014-2017 and the ITSO budget for the two fiscal years ending 30 June 2015 and 2016. Selected 11 members for the Panel of Legal Experts, pursuant to Article 3(b) of Annex A to the ITSO Agreement. Approved the Resolution on the Use of Satellite to Bridge the Digital Divide for submission to the Broadband Commission.
3-6 July 2012
Decided on key issues including the future of the ITSO Agreement, the mandate of the Director General, the extension of the ITSO strategic plan and the approval of the budget, among others. The Assembly of Parties decided to continue the ITSO Agreement until July 18, 2021 and to extend the term of the current Director General until July 18, 2017. In addition, the Assembly of Parties decided to approve the extension of the ITSO goals and objectives for the period 2008-2013 through the year 2014, to extend through 2014 the ITSO strategic plan as well as to approve the ITSO budget for the two fiscal years ending 30 June 2013 and 2014.
22-24 June 2010
Decided on vital issues including the Amendment of the Assembly of Parties Rules of Procedure, the Parties Common Heritage assets, consisting of orbital locations and associated frequency assignments currently used by Intelsat, the General Policy and Long Term Objectives of ITSO including the Strategic Plan of the Organization (2008-2013) and the selection of 11 legal experts to be members of a panel from which presidents and members of tribunals shall be selected in connection with the settlement of disputes submitted pursuant to the ITSO Agreement.
8-9 July 2009
(Extraordinary)
Agreed on a set of procedures to be followed by the two Notifying Administrations, the United Kingdom and the United States, in discharging their obligations of notifying and consulting with the Director General on ITU satellite coordinations involving the Parties Common Heritage orbital locations and associated frequency assignments. Also, the Assembly decided to establish a Frequency Working Party made up of one expert from each of the five ITU regions to assist the Director General on this matter.
6-10 October 2008
Took decisions on a number of key issues including the Parties Common Heritage assets, consisting of orbital locations and associated frequency assignments currently used by Intelsat, and the Goals and Objectives of the Organization for 2008-2013, aiming at universalizing satellite broadband connectivity and the imperative continuity of the provision of international public telecommunications services by Intelsat in a more uncertain financial and economic market. Elected Mr. José Toscano as Director General and CEO for four years, through July 2013. Mr. Toscano, a citizen of Portugal, will replace Mr. Ahmed Toumi whose mandate will run through July 2009.
20-23 March 2007
(Extraordinary)
Approved the amendment of the ITSO Agreement (Article XII, Paragraph (c) (ii)) in order to protect the Parties Common Heritage orbital locations and associated frequency assignments. Under the terms of this amendment, the Parties interests in the Common Heritage would be protected in the event that the current licensed user of these frequency assignments, the Intelsat, Ltd. satellite operator, (i) waives such frequency assignments, (ii) uses such frequency assignments in ways other than those set forth in the ITSO Agreement, or (iii) declares bankruptcy. Specifically, the amendment enables other satellite operator(s), in case of the events cited above, to use these orbital locations once they have signed a public services agreement.
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