The Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network (CKLN) is an inter-governmental agency of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM. CKLN was mandated by the Heads of Government of CARICOM with the responsibility to build a broadband fibre optic network called C@ribNET, connecting all CARICOM member states, with further connections to the rest of the world. CKLN’s strategic objective is to enhance global competitiveness of the Caribbean by upgrading and diversifying the skills and knowledge of human resources in the region through greater regional collaboration and connectivity. CKLN is headquartered in St. George’s, the capital of Grenada in the Eastern Caribbean. CKLN activities have been funded by regional and international donor contributions inlcuding the European Union, the World Bank, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Organisation of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). and by contributions from CARICOM member governments.