The 12th APT Policy and Regulation Forum for Pacific (PRFP-12)

Tuesday, 01 October 2019 00:00
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1st, October 2019 - The Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) organized the 12th APT Policy and Regulation Forum for Pacific (PRFP-12) from 1 to 3 October 2019 in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The Forum was hosted by the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change, & Communications (MEIDECC), Government of Tonga and supported by the Extra Budgetary Contributions from Australia and Japan.


 

APT Policy and Regulation Forum for Pacific (PRFP) is the platform to address the issues of common concern to the Pacific countries. PRFP-12 will continue to focus its work within the five Strategic Pillars of the Strategic Plan of the APT for 2018-2020 in the context of Pacific countries, supplemented by issues indicated in the Strategic Goals and priority areas set out in the Singapore Statement adopted at the Asia-Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting on “Co-creating a Connected Digital Future in the Asia-Pacific” (APT-MM 2019) held from 25 to 26 June 2019 in Singapore.

In addition, PRFP-12 provided opportunity for members to get the updates on the outcomes of the discussion from the APT-MM 2019. PRFP-12 also included Roundtable of high-level policy makers and regulators which aimed to provide open conversation to enhance understanding on ICT and telecommunication issues. The Forum will address issues such as Digital Transformation, Digital Inclusion, Connectivity in the Pacific, Issues in Telecommunication Industry, Cybersecurity, E-Application and its role in the Pacific, and Disaster Management in the Pacific.


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Issued by: Asia-Pacific Telecommunity. (Ref: https://www.apt.int/2019-PRFP-12)

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