The 9th meeting of the Independent Regulators and Broadband Expert Working Group (IRB EWG) of the Eastern Partnership Electronic Communications Regulators Network (EaPeReg) will be held on 3-4 March 2020 in Belgrade, Serbia. The event will be organised by the IRB EWG and financed by the European Commission.
One of the key meeting objectives is to present the Methodology on national electronic communications regulatory authorities (NRA) independence assessment for EaP countries, that was prepared by the EU4Digital team in cooperation with IRB EWG experts. The meeting will also present the initial analysis results based on answers provided during the study launched in February, as well as agree on the next steps to finalise the independence assessment activities.
Additionally, the national regulatory setups of Germany, Italy and Portugal will be presented, covering best practices, EU legal framework, and regulatory activities of NRAs that bring benefits and successful outcomes to the electronic communications market.