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BEREC event 2013

15th BEREC Plenary Meeting in Greece

Event date: 06.06.2013

The 15th BEREC plenary meeting took place on 6 and 7 June 2013 in Athens, Greece, kindly hosted by the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission - EETT, whose President - Dr Leonidas Kanellos, is the BEREC 2013 Chair.

The meeting was divided into 2 parts, namely: a meeting of the Board of Regulators (6 and 7 June 2013) and a meeting of the Management Committee of the BEREC Office (6 June 2013).

The mains results from the afore-mentioned meetings are, as follows:

Board of Regulators

During its 15th plenary for 2013 BEREC reached the following decisions and adopted the documents listed below:

- Elected Mr Göran Marby, Director-General of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS), as BEREC Chair 2014 and Vice-chair for 2013.

- Approved the BEREC Annual Reports 2012.

- Approved the Termination Rates snapshot 2012.

- Addressed the organisation of the 1st Stakeholder Forum meeting to take place on 25 September 2013 in Riga.

- Agreed on the outline of workshop on measures towards disabled end-users accessibility to ECS.

All documents approved by the Board of Regulators for publication can be consulted from the list below:

Document Title

Document No

2012 Annual report on BEREC activities and on the developments in the electronic communications sector

BoR(13) 67

BEREC Termination Rates Benchmark Snapshot (as of January 2013): Integrated Report on Mobile Termination Rates, Fixed Termination Rates and SMS Termination Rates

BoR(13) 60

Amended Decision on the BEREC EWG’s for 2013

BoR/2013/2

The BEREC Chair, Dr Leonidas Kanellos, presented the outcome from the meeting at a public debriefing on 13 June 2013 in Brussels. The presentation of Dr Kanellos is available here.

The BEREC Chair also submitted the BEREC Annual Reports – 2012  to the European Parliament, the Council, the Commission, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Court of Auditors. The letter from the BEREC Chair to the afore-mentioned institutions can be consulted here.

Management Committee of the BEREC Office

The Management Committee of the BEREC Office during its 15th meeting considered all issues related to the functioning of the BEREC Office, such as: the Management Committee 2012 annual activity report and the Annual Administrative Report by the BEREC Office Administrative Manager for 2012, the annual accounts of the Office for 2012, the human resources policy and others.

Management Committee of the BEREC Officeelected Mr Göran Marby, Director-General of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS), as Chair of the Management Committee for 2014 and a Vice-chair in charge of human resources issues for 2013, as specified by Article 10(3) of the BEREC Regulation.

All documents approved by the Management Committee for publication can be consulted from the list below:

Document Title

Document N

BEREC Office: Annual Administrative Report from the Authorising Officer/Administrative Manager for 2012

MC (13) 39

BEREC Office: Management Committee Annual Activity Report 2012

MC (13) 40

Decision by the Management Committee of the BEREC Office concerning the reimbursement of travel, subsistence and other expenses incurred in the course of journeys made by persons not employed by the BEREC Office

MC/2013/5

Opinion of the Management Committee of the BEREC Office on the Annual Accounts of the year 2012

MC (13) 35

The BEREC Chair provided the Council, the European Parliament and the European Court of Auditors with the analysis and assessment of the Annual Administrative Report of the BEREC Office Authorising Officer/Administrative Manager (MC (13) 39), which is presented in appendix 8 to the BEREC Office Management Committee Annual Activity Report for 2012 (MC (13) 40). The letter from the BEREC Chair to the afore-mentioned institutions can be consulted here.

14 June 2013

BEREC Office