PLENARY SESSIONS
WORKSHOPS
2018

 
Eleventh Plenary Session
26 April 2018
Kyiv, Ukraine

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Workshop on Infrastructure Mapping
25 April 2018 
Kyiv, Ukraine
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2017
Tenth Plenary Session
25-25 October 2017
Minsk, Republic of Belarus

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Workshop on Net Neutrality
24-24 October 2017
Minsk, Republic of Belarus
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Ninth Plenary Session
07-07. April 2017
Chisinau, Moldova

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Workshop on Broadband
Development
06-07 April 2017
Chisinau, Moldova
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2016
Eight Plenary Session
22-22 November 2016
Bucharest, Romania

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Technical Workshop on
international roaming
21-21 November 2016
Bucharest, Romania
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Workshop on consumer
issues – empowerment and
QoS from the point
of view of consumers
12-13 October 2016
Kyiv, Ukraine
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Seventh Plenary Session
07 - 08 April 2016
Riga, Latvia

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Workshop on
New Trends in Competition
Regulation in Markets
02-03 June 2016 Moldova
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Workshop on Regulatory
Governance
07-07 April 2016
Riga, Latvia
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2015
Sixth Plenary
Session05-05 November 2015
Chisinau, Moldova
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Workshop on 4G
Networks and Service
03-04 November 2015
Chisinau, Moldova
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Workshop on Network
and Information Security
07-08 October 2015
Vilnius, Lithuania
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Fifth Plenary Session
24-24 April 2015
Minsk, Belarus

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Workshop on Tariff
Setting and Regulation
22-23 April 2015
Minsk, Belarus
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Workshop on Broadband
11-12 February 2015
Tbilisi, Georgia
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2014
Fourth Plenary Session
11-12 December 2014
Czech Republic
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Workshop on Challenges of
Digital Switchover Process
08-10 December 2014
Czech Republic
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Workshop on Accounting
Separation and Regulatory Audit
21-23 October 2014
Yerevan, Armenia
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Workshop on Frequency Assignment
23-25 September 2014
Tbilisi, Georgia
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Third Plenary Session
01-02 April 2014
Tbilisi, Georgia

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Workshop on Broadband and NGN/NGA
22-25 April 2014
Minsk, Belarus
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Workshop on International
and National Roaming
25-27 February 2014
Chisinau, Moldova
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2013
Second Plenary Session
17-18 October 2013
Yerevan, Armenia
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Workshop on Universal
service obligation 20-22 November 2013
Chisinau, Moldova
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Workshop on Mobile and
Fixed Termination Rates
03- 05 September 2013
Baku, Azerbaijan
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First plenary session
21-22 March 2013
Kiev, Ukraine
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Workshop on Costing
Methodology and Approaches
20-22 May 2013
Vilnius, Lithuania

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Workshop on Market Analysis
24-26 April 2013
Tbilisi, Georgia

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The 15th plenary meeting of the EaPeReg Network

The 15th plenary meeting of the EaPeReg Network (Eastern Partnership Electronic Communications Regulators Network) was held in an online format on July 2, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 15th Plenary meeting of EaPeReg, initially intended to take place in Baku (Azerbaijan) on May 7, 2020, was postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak. Later, it was decided to organize a virtual Plenary Meeting on July 2, 2020. Organizational support for the meeting was provided by Cecoforma with the financial support of the European Commission.

The event was attended by 40 participants - representatives of telecommunication regulatory bodies from 17 countries (6 Eastern Partnership countries and EU MS incl.: Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary) and the representatives of the International Telecommunication Union, the European Commission, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications, as well as by the representatives of the World Bank Group and EU4Digital experts from E&Y.

The main goal of the plenary meeting was to discuss the following topics:

  • Assessment of EaPeReg work in the first half of 2020
  • EaPeReg 2020 activities and external cooperation
  • EWGs (IRB EWG, REWG, SEWG) reports
  • Presentation of the EU4Digital Facility experts on project activities
  • Information regarding HDM Panel and Ministerial Meeting
  • Future development of EaPeReg website
  • Establishment of permanent office of EaPeReg
  • Information concerning next plenary meeting

The event was moderated by Ms. Ulkar Sadigova, the representative of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies (MTCHT) of Azerbaijan.

The EaPeReg Chair (Mr. Karol Krzywicki, Deputy President of UKE, Poland) and Vice-Chair for 2020 (Mr. Elmir Velizadeh, Deputy Minister of the MTCHT, Azerbaijan), as well as the BEREC Chair for 2020 (Mr. Dan Sjöblom) and the EC representative (Vassilis Kopanas, DG Connect) made welcome speeches.

The agenda included discussions on the EaPeReg’s international cooperation and joint activities with BEREC and ITU, so that the meeting continued with the intervention of both these organizations’ officials as well as EaPeReg representatives. On the cooperation with BEREC, it was suggested to organise joint sessions on the common topics for both parties during the meetings set back-to-back with BEREC. Regarding this matter, it was stated that the Chairs of EWGs will continue online discussions with BEREC representatives. Regarding cooperation with ITU, the newly launched by ITU project on mapping broadband infrastructure and services as well as topics regarding 5G roll-out in European region were mentioned among the main priorities for cooperation between the two parties.

Representatives of the World Bank made progress report on project activities related to broadband strategy and infrastructure mapping. The E&Y experts had the progress report on international roaming, NRA independence and spectrum development after the WB presentation.

Thereafter, the EaPeReg EWGs’ Chairs presented groups’ activities reports on progress that was made during the first half of 2020, as well as the main plans for the second half of the year.

The IRB EWG Chair informed the Plenary about the launch of the broadband mapping project in February 2020 and about the adoption of the new rules of procedure of the group. The adoption of the Methodology on the assessment of the independence of the NRAs and the fulfillment of the study on this topic were also mentioned. In the upcoming period of time, the IRB EWG will analyze the results of the study and agree with the EY experts the structure and content of the report that will summarize the results of the study.

The REWG Chair, in her turn, informed the Plenary that during the first semester of 2020 the group closely cooperated with the EU4Digital experts on preparation of the draft RRA based on the Roadmap towards RRA, which is now in the process of national consultation with stakeholders in EaP countries. During the second semester of 2020 REWG will assist EaP countries with national consultations with stakeholders for completing the process by the end of September. Another very important track for the REWG is the EaP-EU Roaming Study which should be launched in 2020.

The Spectrum EWG Chair informed the Plenary about the questions and topics of the recent 10th meeting, which was organized in virtual format on June 18th. Information on future plans and topics, such as spectrum and infrastructure sharing, emission control and necessity of emission standards revision for EaP countries in the scope of SEWG or/and even broader context were outlined.

The second part of the meeting was dedicated mainly to organizational issues, including information regarding the HDM Panel and the Ministerial Meeting, EaPeReg website, establishment of permanent office of EaPeReg and information concerning next plenary meeting.

The meeting ending was preceded by closing remarks of Mr. Karol Krzywicki, Mr. Vassilis Kopanas, and Mr. Elmir Velizadeh.

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