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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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  • Photo of International girls in ICT Day 2021

    International girls in ICT Day 2021

    DATE: Thursday – Friday, 22 – 23 April 2021 VENUE Thursday: Zoom and Facebook Live (CARICOM page); 10 am – 2pmFriday: Zoom; 10am – 12noonSee also: ITU Girls in ICT FEATURE SPEAKERS FOR THE EVENT Moderator Mrs. Erica Simmons, SMIEE, SMEErica.Simmons@ieee.org+1 876 819 3995 GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIST / INNOVATOR / CATALYST / PHILANTHROPIST A global technologist, innovator, catalyst and philanthropist with…

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  • Photo of Celebrating International Day of Women & Girls in Science Day 2021 –

    Celebrating International Day of Women & Girls in Science Day 2021 –

    Today, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat joins with the rest of the world in commemorating International Day of Women and Girls in Science, under the theme “Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-10”.   International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated each year on 11 February and is an initiative backed by the United Nations,…

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  • OOCUR 2020 Virtual Symposium

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  • Photo of UNESCO Talk: Spotlight on Gender Equality and Artificial Intelligence in the Caribbean.

    UNESCO Talk: Spotlight on Gender Equality and Artificial Intelligence in the Caribbean.

    UNESCO invites you to participate at the UNESCO Talk: Spotlight on Gender Equality and Artificial Intelligence in the Caribbean.The UNESCO Talk is an interactive format that aims to discuss how to imagine, design and develop an emancipatory Artificial Intelligence (AI) that does not reproduce gender biases and stereotypes, but rather fully contributes to  achieve  gender  equality. By inviting experts from different…

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  • Photo of Short-Term Digital Transformation Plan to be Ready by July Month-End
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    Short-Term Digital Transformation Plan to be Ready by July Month-End

    A short-term plan to fast-track responses to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Region’s digital sphere is to be ready for the approval of CARICOM Ministers of ICT by the end of July. Ministers agreed to the plan during a special meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Information and Communication Technology, which was…

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