ICT Infrastructure

  • Photo of Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett’s address to Wednesday’s launch of the CARICOM Digital Skills Task Force

    Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett’s address to Wednesday’s launch of the CARICOM Digital Skills Task Force

    Honourable Ministers; Heads and Representatives of Regional Institutions and Organisations; Co-Chairs of the CARICOM Digital Skills Task Force –            Dr. Barbara Reynolds and Mr. Carlton Samuels; Representatives of the Media; Ladies and Gentlemen. Good Morning, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Launch of the CARICOM Digital Skills Task Force. The Task Force has been established to provide…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Girls in ICT partnership holds virtual events for Girls in ICT Day 2021

    CARICOM Girls in ICT partnership holds virtual events for Girls in ICT Day 2021

    Several agencies, as well as regional and international organisations operating in the Caribbean are collaborating to host events to observe Girls in ICT Day this year. The Day will be observed primarily virtually this year under the international theme ‘Connected Girls, Creating Brighter Futures’. The CARICOM Girls in ICT partnership Steering Committee is hosting the virtual events via Zoom (Meeting…

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  • Photo of Caribbean ICT Ministers endorse idea for enhancement of Single ICT Space; outline challenges

    Caribbean ICT Ministers endorse idea for enhancement of Single ICT Space; outline challenges

    (St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service) Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 28, 2018 : Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministers from across the Caribbean region endorse the idea for enhancement of a Single ICT Space, as it is important to streamline economic development to promote a common identity via travel that facilitates integration of culture. This was echoed during a question…

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  • Photo of Protecting consumers in the digital era

    Protecting consumers in the digital era

    It is important to consider the protection of the consumer as many persons now engage suppliers in a different jurisdiction. This was posited by a senior official from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat during the Barbados Fair Trading Commission’s (FTC) annual lecture series held last evening, 8 March, 2018 at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa in Barbados. Mr. Philip McClauren, Deputy…

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  • Photo of Exploring SmartRoom Guyana – on the Journey to a Single Regional ICT Space

    Exploring SmartRoom Guyana – on the Journey to a Single Regional ICT Space

    With the vision of the Single Regional ICT space in mind, Staff at the CARICOM Secretariat on Thursday experienced a hands-on demonstration of SmartRoom Guyana, at Guyana’s National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD). SmartRooms are the beginning of smart cities which have been cited as one of the desired outcomes of the Single ICT space, for which CARICOM Heads…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Mexico Summit: Joint Declaration

    CARICOM-Mexico Summit: Joint Declaration

    We, the Heads of State and/or Government of the Caribbean Community Member States and Mexico, gathered in Belize City, Belize, to hold the Fourth CARICOM–Mexico Summit; Inspired by four decades of dialogue and friendship; Committed to strengthening ties between CARICOM and Mexico; Dedicated to the integrated regional development and the economic prosperity of our countries; Inspired by Mexico’s renewed commitment…

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  • Photo of Ministers green-light Single ICT Space Integrated Work Plan

    Ministers green-light Single ICT Space Integrated Work Plan

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers with responsibility for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Friday, 19 May, 2017, approved the Integrated Work Plan for the Community’s Single ICT Space. The approval came during discussions at the Sixty-Eighth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on ICT. The Virtual Meeting was anchored at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown,…

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  • Photo of Ministers meet on moving Single ICT Space forward

    Ministers meet on moving Single ICT Space forward

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers with responsibility for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) meet tomorrow, 19 May, 2017, as effort continue to move on the establishment of the CARICOM Single ICT Space. The Ministers convene for the Sixty-Eighth Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on ICT via videoconferencing anchored at the CARICOM Secretariat. Several preparatory meetings of officials…

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  • CARICOM REGION MOBILISES FOR INFORMATION SOCIETY

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) CARICOM Member States are gearing for the technological challenges of globalisation through active participation and cooperation in the sphere of information technology. As part of preparations for phase two of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), which takes place in Tunisia November 2005, several Regional organisations and institutions are meeting at the CARICOM Secretariat,…

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  • REGIONAL STAKEHOLDERS TO DISCUSS ICTs AHEAD OF WSIS MEETING

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) CARICOM officials, representatives of Regional organisations and Regional universities will meet in Georgetown, Guyana on Wednesday, 12 January 2005 for the first CARICOM Regional Stakeholders meeting of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). The WSIS Stakeholders Meeting is expected to receive and determine a strategic Regional response to activities leading up to WSIS, as…

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