The purpose of the International Digital Economy and Telecommunication Advisory Committee (IDET) is to advise the Department of State with respect to, and provide strategic planning recommendations on, digital economy, digital connectivity, economic aspects of emerging digital technologies, telecommunications, and communication and information policy matters, including those related to the U.S. participation in the work of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Organization of American States Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum Telecommunications and Information Working Group, the Group of Seven (G7), the Group of Twenty (G20) Digital Economy Task Force, and relevant standards setting bodies.

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