Wojciech Berezowski nominated vice-chairman of ITU Council Working Group on WSIS & SDGs
27 September 2019
Wojciech Berezowski, Head of the International Organizations Unit in the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE), was nominated as the vice-chairman of the ITU Council Working Group on WSIS & SDGs (World Summit on the Information Society & Sustainable Development Goals) by the European countries affiliated in the CEPT regional organization.
The Group serves as a platform for the ITU members to coordinate the activities aiming at SDGs implementation and the development of new technologies, innovation and the information society.
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the oldest globally functioning international organization that was founded in order to standardize and regulate both the tele and radio communication market. ITU, as one of the specialized agencies of UN, collaborates closely with other organizations, supporting institutions and processes on their way to implement the Agenda 2030. Wojciech Berezowski has been already appointed as the vice-chairman of Com-ITU (working group of CEPT that coordinates all the 48 European members in their cooperation with ITU). Moreover, Wojciech is responsible for operational activities of Mr. Marcin Cichy, the President of UKE, in the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development in New York.
In the past, Wojciech Berezowski, among others, served as the Attaché on telecommunications and information society in the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the European Union in Brussels during the Polish Presidency of the Council of the EU and as the coordinator of the preparation of the European region to the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in 2014. During the last PP-18 Plenipotentiary Conference he was the vice-chairman of the Committee 5 responsible for legal and political matters, as well as chaired the work of the ad hoc group to consider selected proposals of Member States.
Wojciech is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the Warsaw University. He also studied at the universities in Regensburg and Bonn. He specializes in the law of telecommunications. For over ten years he has been working in administration, in the field of telecommunications and modern technologies.