Information and Communication Technology

  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat celebrates girls in ICT with interactive session, exhibit

    CARICOM Secretariat celebrates girls in ICT with interactive session, exhibit

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     An interactive session, hosted by the CARICOM Secretariat to commemorate Girls in ICT Day, opened this morning at the Secretariat’s headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana. The Deputy Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan in her remarks to the gathering noted that observance of the day at the Secretariat showed continued solidarity with the…

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  • Opening Remarks by Deputy Secretary General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan, Phd at The Workshop to Mark ‘Girls in ICT Day 2014 CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters 24 April 2014

    It is an honour and a pleasure for me to welcome you today – both to the Secretariat and to the first Secretariat observance of Girls in ICT day. In observing this day with you – we show continued solidarity with the  United Nations and the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU’s) call for action to empower women and girls to meet…

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  • Celebrating girls in ICT

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)      Girls in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are preparing to join their counterparts worldwide on Thursday 24 April, to call attention to the opportunities available to them in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). On Thursday, International Girls in ICT Day will be observed under the theme Expanding Horizons And Changing Attitudes. The…

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  • Guyana observes Int’l Day of Girls in ICT

    International Day of Girls in ICT is observed to help inspire girls to consider a future in technology. Guyana’s observance of Girls in ICT Day 2013 was centred around a symposium and mini job fair which was hosted at the Guyana International Conference Centre on Thursday. Over 300 female secondary school students were in attendance at the event to listen…

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  • Photo of Linden girls learn more about ICT

    Linden girls learn more about ICT

    – as NFMU hosts Tech Day Camp                                   International Girls in ICT Day is an initiative backed by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member states to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). On Wednesday, the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) held a Tech…

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  • Youth Involvement in ICT is Key to Regional Integration

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) acknowledges the key roles of both young people and ICT play in the regional integration movement that aims to enhance the standards of living and work across the region. In 2006, at the Twenty-Seventh Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government the Conference mandated the establishment of a CARICOM Commission on Youth Development (CCYD) which was…

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  • Caribbean ICT Roadshow comes to Belize City

    AARON HUMES Reporting: Belize City hosted the second leg of the third annual Caribbean Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Roadshow at the Radisson Hotel in Belize City today. ICT is basically the use of modern technology such as computers, cellular phones and so on to link with software and other tools to more effectively access, store and transmit information. The…

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  • Environment, ICTs focus at Statistics workshops

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Environment and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) will be the focus of separate workshops that will be held in St.Vincent and the Grenadines in early April. The workshops, hosted by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat will deal with statistics and indicators in both sectors, and are funded by the European Union (EU) under…

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  • Photo of CARICOM moves ahead with Single ICT Space

    CARICOM moves ahead with Single ICT Space

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will focus over the next two years on unveiling the Single Information Communication Technology ICT Space as the digital layer of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government, Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, said…

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  • Grenada PM Urges CARICOM on ICT

    Continuing his push for information and communication technology development in the region, Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell urged CARICOM heads of government to enhance the region’s ability to compete on the “global stage.” Mtichell, addressing the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting at the Buccament Bay hotel in St Vincent, outlined a five-pronged plan for ICT development. The Prime Minister’s…

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