Conférence européenne des administrations des postes et des télécommunications (CEPT)

European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations
Europäische Konferenz der Verwaltungen für Post und Telekommunikation

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History

26 June 1959, Montreux (Switzerland). Since Sep 1992 reorganization, CEPT comprises the national authorities and bodies responsible for postal and telecommunications policy and regulatory affairs of the European countries. CEPT is a regional organization within the meaning of the basic instruments of Universal Postal Union (UPU) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Aims

Strengthen relations between member Administrations; promote their cooperation; contribute to creating a dynamic market in the field of European posts and telecommunications.

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Activities

Operational postal affairs formerly carried out by CEPT now come under POSTEUROP and CSFPE - these include the following, which were set up, 1988, under the auspices of CEPT: Express Mail Service (EMS); International Post Corporation (IPC). Telecommunications operators have set up European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO). CEPT member governments set up, May 1963, Paris (France), European Conference on Satellite Communications (CETS), which ceased activity in 1970 but was historically a forerunner of European Space Agency (ESA). CEPT was also instrumental in setting up: Association of European Public Postal Operators (PostEurop); European Telecommunications Satellite Organization (EUTELSAT IGO); European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).

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Languages

English, French, German.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 48 countries
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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Post
    • Telecommunications
  • Management
    • Administration

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

D0696

Last News Received

8. Mar 2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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