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  • Photo of Two CARICOM Member States to access pan-Caribbean digital payment system

    Two CARICOM Member States to access pan-Caribbean digital payment system

    (Caribbean Telecommunications Union Press Release) In six months, Barbados and Jamaica are set to become the first Caribbean territories to access a new pan-Caribbean digital payment settlement system, called CaribDollar (Carib$). Carib$, a stablecoin, is the creation of partners Abed Ventures Inc., out of Barbados, and German entrepreneur, Dr. Jan Schröder. This revelation came at the Caribbean Telecommunications Union’s (CTU) webinar, Demystifying…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership Digital Dialogue to commemorate International Girls in ICT Day

    CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership Digital Dialogue to commemorate International Girls in ICT Day

    Programmes Draft-Programme-CARICOM-Girls-in-ICT-Day-2022Download Presentations Teacher’s perspectives of Girls in ICT- Malisa RichardsDownload Real-World-Cybersecurity-Concepts – Dr. Koffka Khan- UWIDownload GBV iMatter App – Adler Bynoe – UNFPADownload AWS Programs – Abby Daniell – Amazon Web ServicesDownload

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  • Photo of Call for Applications: Will you be one of Generation Connect’s Gender Champions?

    Call for Applications: Will you be one of Generation Connect’s Gender Champions?

    ITU is organizing a global competition to select the first group of “Generation Connect Gender Champions.” The competition, funded by the Government of Canada, will select twelve (12) outstanding young women (ages 18-24) from developing countries (2 from each ITU region).   This competition is part of the preparatory process for the Generation Connect Global Youth Summit, to be organized…

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  • Launch Event – Paperless Trade Facilitation in the Commonwealth: Recent evidence of its economic value – Commonwealth Secretariat

    The Digital Connectivity Cluster is pleased to invite you to the launch of our latest report presenting a Quantitative Analysis of the Move to Paperless Trade. The report measures and quantifies the gains to trade that Commonwealth countries can realise in moving from paper-based trade documentation to electronic trade documentation.The research covers the Commonwealth’s 54 diverse economies and presents a…

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  • Photo of International Animation Writers Workshop 2022

    International Animation Writers Workshop 2022

    This two-week Workshop (February 2-11) teaches primarily Guyanese and Caribbean nationals how to create their own 3-page animation scripts with a comedy/funny genre focus. This Workshop was designed to challenge Guyanese and Caribbean artists, animators, writers and creators to createnarratives about Guyana and Caribbean culture that could be consumed and understood by global audiences. It is also aimed at creating…

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  • Photo of PM Mitchell to launch CARICOM Digital Skills Task Force 15 September

    PM Mitchell to launch CARICOM Digital Skills Task Force 15 September

    Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell will launch the CARICOM Digital Skills Task Force during a virtual meeting the CARICOM Secretariat will host on Wednesday, 15 September 2021. Dr. Mitchell is the Lead Head of Government with responsibility for Science and Technology (including ICT) in the CARICOM Quasi Cabinet. The launch and inaugural Task Force meeting…

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  • Photo of VIRTUAL LAUNCH OF THE CARICOM DIGITAL SKILLS TASK FORCE

    VIRTUAL LAUNCH OF THE CARICOM DIGITAL SKILLS TASK FORCE

    Wednesday, 15 September 20219:30am – 10:30 am InterludeCARICOM Song OPENING SESSION WelcomeChair: Ms. Jennifer BrittonDeputy Programme ManagerICT for Development, CARICOM Secretariat Opening RemarksDr. Carla BarnettSecretary General, CARICOM International and Regional Perspectives on Digital Skills Dr. Susan TeltscherHead, Capacity & Digital Skills DevelopmentInternational Telecommunications Union (ITU) Ms. Karine SonigoDigitalization SpecialistInternational Labour Organization (ILO) Mr. Wayne ChenPresidentCaribbean Employers’ Confederation Creative Performance Master Christin…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Youth Excited About Single ICT Space

    CARICOM Youth Excited About Single ICT Space

    Concerned about digital inequities and lack of infrastructure standardisation BY NIKITA BLAIR As we continue our activities in observance of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (May 17) under the theme ‘Accelerating Digital Transformation in Challenging Times’, we sought the views of a sampling of regional youth on the CARICOM Single ICT Space CARICOM has been working to push the Region…

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  • Photo of CARICOM forges ahead with Digital Transformation

    CARICOM forges ahead with Digital Transformation

    World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2021 Today, May 17, 2021 the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat joins with the world in observing World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) – an initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The objective of WTISD is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can bring to an…

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  • Photo of Reimagine the world with Artificial Intelligence

    Reimagine the world with Artificial Intelligence

    A virtual link up for ALL Caribbean Youth. Have you ever wondered what you would you do with a 3D model of yourself? Or perhaps whether the world can be accident-free because of self-driving cars? With the introduction of online classes across the world, have you considered if schools will need classrooms in the future? Whether you see your future…

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