Eastern Partnership (EaP) Meeting

Event Date: 7 October 2010

On October 7 and 8, 2010, Vienna played host to a meeting of high-ranking representatives from telecommunications regulatory authorities throughout Europe.

The event was organized jointly by the European Commission and the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications (RTR) in order to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences between EU regulators and their counterparts in the countries belonging to the EU's Eastern Partnership, namely Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Below you can find the agenda of the meeting as well as the given presentations for download. Please refer also to the press release which is in addition available in Russian language too.

The group plans to enhance its cooperation activities even further and has already initiated talks with the Commission for this purpose.



Presentations of Day 1, October 7, 2010

Framework and strategy
Key aspects of the European regulatory frameworkEuropean Commission, DG Infso
Co-operation, harmonization and the role of BERECBEREC
Liberalization - strategic aspectsRTR (Austria)
Key regulatory issues and topics
Market Analysis: how to define Markets and assess Significant Market PowerCMT (Spain)
Next generation access and infrastructureRRT (Lithuania)
Efficient framework for the scarce resource spectrumRTR (Austria)
Framework for universal service /
Polish telecommunication market - an overview, the USO its current status and its new concept
UKE (Poland)


Presentations of Day 2, October 8, 2010

Status and challenges in EaP countries
No presentation availablePSCR (Armenia)
Overview of key regulatory issuesMINCOM (Azerbaijan)
Overview of key regulatory issuesOAC (Belarus)
Overview of key regulatory issuesGNCC (Georgia)
Overview of key regulatory issuesANRCETI (Moldova)
Overview of key regulatory issues
Overview of key regulatory issues (in Russian language)
NCCR (Ukraine)
Promoting Capacity Building by EC Support for the Cooperation between RegulatorsSenior International Expert
Experience with REGULATELANACOM (Portugal)
Follow up and close
Preparation of the programme of technical assistance for EaP regulatorsEuropean Commission, DG Infso


Photos: Christof Wagner