Arab Telecommunication Union (ATU)

Union arabe des télécommunications
Unión Arabe de Telecomunicaciones

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9 Sep 1953. Commenced operations in 1957. Originally known as: Arab Union of Wireless Communications and Telecommunications. A specialized agency acting in the framework of D-XD2903 - League of Arab States (LAS). Ceased to exist 1989.


Cooperate in the organization and improvement of telecommunications among member countries; develop, improve and expand means of communication in member states and facilitate their use to the greatest possible extent; work to reduce charges for the benefit of Arab users; promote cooperation among departments and encourage scientific and operational research; work to unify views and activities with those of the ITU, with a view to serving the joint interests of Arab countries; encourage the establishment, development and improvement of new organizations and networks of cable telecommunications in Arab countries by all possible means.


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Conference of Plenipotentiary Delegates (every 3 years); Executive Conference (annually in years in which Conference is not convened); Consultative Committee; Secretariat General.


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GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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