Activities at European and international level

  • Working Group on 'Telecommunications and the Information Society' (Council of the European Union)
    This Working Group is preparing the Council of Ministers on Telecommunications and the Information Society and is focusing in particular on electronic communications legislation, encouraging the establishment of the information society, with the aim of strengthening the internal market. The intention is to guarantee consumers all the benefits of a competitive market in terms of supply, price and choice. It is also this working group that can coordinate EU positions on Internet governance.


  • Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG)
    The RSPG – Radio Spectrum Policy Group assists the European Commission on a strategic level in matters relating to radio spectrum. It issues opinions and reports on spectrum policy and the coordination of policy approaches, in the interest of efficient use of the radio spectrum necessary for the establishment and functioning of the internal market.


  • Communications Committee (CoCom)
    The CoCom assists Member States in implementing the EU regulatory framework for electronic communications. It formulates opinions on implementing measures to be taken by the European Commission in accordance with the provisions of certain European directives, regulations and decisions. It also serves as a forum for the exchange of views and information between Member States and the European Commission in the field of electronic communications.


  • ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC)
    ICANN is a private, not-for-profit organisation. It is responsible for allocating Internet Protocol (IP) address space and managing the top-level domain name system, DNS, for generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) and country code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs).


  • Digital Decade Board high-level group
    This is a European Commission coordination group, bringing together at European level the Directors-General responsible for implementing the action programme for the digital decade to 2030.


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