This article traces United States preparation for international telecommunication conferences, focusing on WARC '79. First, a brief background of the ITU is presented, including the events leading to the decision to convene WARC '79. Secondly, with the aid of a recent Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) Survey, the article analyzes American preparation for the Conference. The third part considers the impact of U.S. preparation on the reservations taken at WARC '79. Finally, recent U.S. legislative actions aimed at improving U.S. preparation for international telecommunication conferences are examined.
David B. Fenkell,
U.S. Preparation for ITU Conferences: WARC '79, A Case Study,
Mich. J. Int'l L.
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