FIFTY-SIXTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) –

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT)

(Ministerial Session)

 

 

Bridgetown, Barbados

21 September 2016

3:30-7:00 p.m.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

1. Savingram No. 383/2016 dated 10 August 2016 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of The Council For Trade and Economic Development (COTED) – Information and Communication Technologies, Bridgetown, Barbados, 20 September 2016 - (Re-Convening) Word Version PDF Version
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Savingram No. 392/2016 dated 15 August 2016 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of The Council For Trade and Economic Development (COTED) – Information and Communication Technologies, Bridgetown, Barbados, 21 September 2016 - (Change of Date)

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3. Draft Agenda Word Version PDF Version
4.

Draft Annotated Agenda

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5. Instrument of Full Powers Word Version PDF Version
6. Information Note Word Version PDF Version

DOCUMENTATION

1. ITEM 1 - OPENING REMARKS

ITEM 2 - ASSUMPTION TO CHAIR

ITEM 3 - ADOPTION OF AGENDA

ITEM 4 - PROCEDURAL MATTERS

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ITEM 5 - CONSIDERATION OF THE DRAFT ROADMAP FOR THE CARICOM SINGLE ICT SPACE

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3. ATTACHMENT to Item 5 - “Vision and Roadmap for the CARICOM Single ICT Space” (Version 7) Word Version PDF Version
4. ITEM 6 - CKLN AND C@ribNET:    
5. SUB-ITEM 6.1 - Update on Heads of Government Mandates, July 2016 Word Version PDF Version
6. SUB-ITEM 6.2 - Discussion/Approval of the ‘Wind-up’ Plan for CKLN and C@ribNET Word Version PDF Version
7. ITEM 7 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS

Date for Next Meeting

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BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

1. Report of the Meeting of Officials Preparatory to the Fifty-Sixth Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), Videoconference, 20 May 2016 Word Version PDF Version
2. Caribbean Research and Education Network (C@ribNET) - Draft Sustainability Plan 2016 – 2021 - Executive Summary   PDF Version
3. Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   PDF Version

 

 

 

 

 

 FIFTY-SIXTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) –

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT)

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA

20 May 2016 - 10 AM (EC TIME)  - OFFICIALS

 24 May 2016 - 10 AM (EC TIME)  - MINISTERIAL

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

1. Savingram No. 209/2016 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of The Council For Trade and Economic Development (COTED) – Information and Communication Technologies, Georgetown, Guyana, 1-3 June 2016 - (Convening) Word Version PDF Version
2.

Savingram No. 230/2016 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of The Council For Trade and Economic Development – Information and Communication Technologies, (Zoom) - (Change Of Dates)

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3.

Instrument of Full Powers

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DOCUMENTATION

1. Draft Annotated Agenda Word Version PDF Version
2.

1.         ITEM 1 - OPENING REMARKS

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3.

ITEM 2 - ASSUMPTION OF CHAIR

 
4.

ITEM 3 - ADOPTION OF AGENDA

5.

ITEM 4 - PROCEDURAL MATTERS

   
6.

ITEM 5 - CONSIDERATION OF THE ROADMAP FOR THE CARICOM SINGLE ICT SPACE

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7.

Attachment I to Item 5 - Vision and Roadmap for A CARICOM Single ICT Space

(As received from the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on 20 January 2016 - Version 6)

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8. Attachment II to Item 5 - Vision and Roadmap for A CARICOM Single ICT Space - This document was prepared by the CTU Secretariat, in collaboration with the other members of the CARICOM ICT Cluster of Agencies   PDF Version
9. Attachment III to Item 5 -  Proposal for Funding CARICOM Single ICT Space   PDF Version
10.

ITEM 6 - CKLN and C@ribNET 

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11. Attachment to Item 6 - Decisions of The Conference Pertaining to The Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network (CKLN) and The Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network Agency (CKLNA) Word Version PDF Version
12.

6.1 - Update on Heads of Government Mandates

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13.

Attachment to Item 6.1 - Caribbean Knowledge And Learning Network Agency (Cklna): Matters Arising From The Value-For-Money Audit

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14. Attachment to Item 6.2 - Caribbean Research and Education Network (C@Ribnet) Draft Sustainability Plan 2016 – 2021 - 18 May 2016 (Third Draft) Word Version PDF Version
15. 6.3 - Presentation of Work Programme and Budget    
16. Attachment to Item 6.3 - Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network Work Programme and Budget 2016   PDF Version
17. ITEM 7 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS    
18.

Vacancy For a Caribbean Representative at ELAC 2018 Steering Committee (Requested By ECLAC)

  PDF Version
19.

Report of The Fifth Ministerial Conference on The Information Society In Latin America And The Caribbean -  Mexico City, 5-7 August 2015

  PDF Version

OFFICIALS REPORT

1.

Report of the Meeting of Officials Preparatory to the Fifty-Sixth Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), videoconference, 20 May 2016

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FIFTY-SIXTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) –

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT)

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA

27-29 JANUARY 2016

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

  Draft Annotated Agenda - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting Of The Council For Trade And Economic Development (COTED) – Information And Communication Technologies, Georgetown, Guyana, 20 May 2016 - AM -  Officials - 24 May 2016 - AM - Ministerial. Word Version PDF Version
 

Zoom Instructions for Joining COTED (ICT) Meeting - January 27 and 29, 2016

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Savingram No. 21/2016 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting Of The Council For Trade And Economic Development (COTED) – Information And Communication Technologies, Georgetown, Guyana, 27-29 January 2016(Convening)

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  Attachment to Savingram 21 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting Of The Council For Trade And Economic Development (COTED) – Information And Communication Technologies, Georgetown, Guyana, 27-29 January 2016 (Draft Agenda) Word Version PDF Version
 

Savingram No. 714/2014 - Forty-Eighth Special Meeting of The Council For Trade and Economic

Development (COTED) – Information and Communications Technology 14-17 January 2014, Grenada - (Report)

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Attachment to Savingram 714 -  Forty-Eighth Special Meeting of The Council For Trade and Economic

Development (COTED) – Information and Communications Technology 14-17 January 2014, Grenada - (Report)

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DOCUMENTATION

  DRAFT ANNOTATED AGENDA Word Version PDF Version
 

1.         ITEM 1 - OPENING REMARKS

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ITEM 2 - ASSUMPTION OF CHAIR

 
 

ITEM 3 - ADOPTION OF AGENDA

 

ITEM 4 - PROCEDURAL MATTERS

   
 

ITEM 5 - CONSIDERATION OF THE ROADMAP FOR THE CARICOM SINGLE ICT SPACE

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Attachment I to Item 5 - Vision and Roadmap for A CARICOM Single ICT Space

(As received from the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on 30 December 2015 - Version 5)

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Attachment II to Item 5 - Vision and Roadmap for A CARICOM Single ICT Space

(As received from the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on 20 January 2016 - Version 6)

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ITEM 6 - CKLN and C@ribNET 

   
  Attachment to Item 6 - Decisions of The Conference Pertaining to The Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network (CKLN) and The Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network Agency (CKLNA) Word Version PDF Version
 

6.1 - Update on Heads of Government Mandates

6.2 - Community Council Mandate: Update from Working Group: Sustainability

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Attachment to Item 6.1 - Caribbean Knowledge And Learning Network Agency (Cklna): Matters Arising From The Value-For-Money Audit

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Attachment I  to Item 6.2 - Sustainability of CKLN and C@ribNET

(This Document was presented at The Thirty-Seventh Meeting of The Community Council of Ministers - Georgetown, Guyana - 15 January 2016)

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Attachment II  to Item 6.2 - Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network Work Programme and Budget 2016

(Extracted from the Summary and Conclusions of The Thirty-Seventh Meeting of The Community Council of Ministers)

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  6.3 - Presentation of Work Programme and Budget    
  Attachment to Item 6.3 - Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network Work Programme and Budget 2016   PDF Version
  ITEM 7 - ICT MINISTERS AS ADVOCATES FOR ‘WHOLE OF GOVERNMENT’ CYBER SECURITY    
  ITEM 8 - DEFINING THE CARICOM DIGITAL AGENDA 2025 Word Version PDF Version
  ITEM 9 ICT4D Statistics Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment to Item 9 - Report of The CARICOM Workshop on The Development of Caribbean Specific Information and Communication Technologies (CSICT) Statistics and Indicators Word Version PDF Version
  ITEM 10 - IMPORTANT ICT MEETINGS in 2016 Word Version PDF Version
  ITEM 11 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS    

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

  Matrix of the Decisions of the Heads of Government on ICT4D Word Version PDF Version

 

RESUMED MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE FIFTY-SIXTH SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) –

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT)

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA

AND AN ONLINE FACILITY - (ZOOM)

17 JUNE 2015 -  RESUMED MEETING OF OFFICIALS

 

 23 JUNE 2015 - MINISTERIAL SESSION

THE MEETING OF OFFICIALS COMMENCES AT 10:00 HOURS (GUYANA TIME)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

  Savingram No. 565/2015 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Information and Communication Technologies, Guyana, 3-5 November 2015 - Postponement 28 October 2015   PDF Version
  Savingram No. 147/2015 - Convening Word Version PDF Version
  Savingram No. 246/2015 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Information and Communication Technologies, Guyana, 10-12 June 2015   PDF Version
  Attachment to Savingram 246 - Hotel Rates Word Version PDF Version
  Savingram No. 284/2015 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Information and Communication Technologies, Guyana, 10-12 June 2015 (Draft Agenda) Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment to Savingram 284/2015 - Draft Agenda Word Version PDF Version
  Revised Draft Agenda dated 4 June 2015 Word Version PDF Version
  Revised Draft Annotated Agenda dated 4 June 2015 Word Version PDF Version
 

Savingram 315/2015 - Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Information and Communication Technologies, Guyana, 10-12 June 2015 - ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS

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  Instructions for joining the COTED - ICT Meeting Word Version PDF Version
       

DOCUMENTATION

  REVISED DRAFT AGENDA Word Version PDF Version
  COVER - 56TH SPECIAL COTED-ICT Word Version PDF Version
  ITEMS 1 - 3 - OPENING REMARKS, ADOPTION OF AGENDA AND PROCEDURAL MATTERS Word Version PDF Version
 

ITEM 4 - CONSIDERATION OF THE DRAFT ROADMAP FOR THE CARICOM SINGLE ICT SPACE

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  Attachment I to Agenda Item 4 - Vision and Roadmap for a CARICOM Single ICT Space Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Agenda Item 4 - Draft Road Map High Level Elements Matrix Word Version PDF Version
 

ITEM 5 - DEVELOPMENTS RE CKLN and C@ribNET PURSUANT TO MANDATES FROM THE TWENTY-SIXTH INTER-SESSIONAL MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE

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  Attachment to Agenda Item 5 - CKLN WORK PROGRAMME AND BUDGET 2015 Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5 - MAGIC CONSORTIUM AGREEMENT - Middleware for collaborativeApplications and Global virtual Communities (MAGIC) Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5 - Institutions Connected to C@ribNET Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5 - Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network (CKLN) - Report to the COTED (17 & 23 June 2015) Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5 - MAGIC Proposal   PDF Version
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5 - Middleware for collaborative Applications and Global virtual Communities   PDF Version
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5 - Member States Contribution - Country Contribution Status Report as at June 12, 2015 in United States Dollars (US$)   PDF Version
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5  - CKLN – Member States Consolidated Budget for the year January 1 to December 31, 2015 (US$) Word Version PDF Version
  ITEM 6 - CARICOM-US TRADE AND INVESTMENT COUNCIL INITIATIVES: Word Version PDF Version
  ITEM 7 - ICT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE REGION OVER THE LAST YEAR Word Version PDF Version
 

ITEM 8 - POST-2015 ACTIVITIES – PRIORITY ACTION

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  Attachment to Agenda Item 8 - Zero Draft of the Outcome Document for the UN Summit to Adopt Post-2015 Development Agenda   PDF Version
 

ITEM 9 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS

      9.1 - Strengthening and Utilizing Science and Technology in the Caribbean
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  Attachment to Agenda Item 9.1 - Grand ANSE Meeting Report - Strengthening and Utilizing Science and Technology in the Caribbean   PDF Version
 

Report of the Meeting of Officials Preparatory to the Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the COTED-Information and Communication Technologies, Videoconference, 11 February 2015

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  Annex III to the Report of the Meeting of Officials Preparatory to the Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the COTED-Information and Communication Technologies, Videoconference, 11 February 2015   PDF Version
  MERGED WORKING DOCUMENT   PDF Version
  MERGED ATTACHMENTS TO THE WORKING DOCUMENT   PDF Version
       

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

       

SECOND MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE FIFTY-SIXTH COTED (ICT)

VIDEOCONFERENCE 15 APRIL 2015

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

Savingram No. 147/2015 - Second Meeting of Officials Preparatory to the Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Information and Communication Technologies, Videoconference, 15 April 2015

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  Attachment I to Savingram No. 147/2015 - Provisional Agenda Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 147/2015 - Annotated Provisional Agenda Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment III to Savingram No. 147/2015 - CARICOM Videoconference Sites Word Version PDF Version
 

Attachment IV to Savingram No. 147/2015 - Draft Summary of Recommendations and Conclusions of the Meeting of Officials Preparatory to the Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Information and Communication Technologies, Videoconference, 15 April 2015

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Savingram No. 192/2015 -Second Meeting of Officials Preparatory to the Fifty-Sixth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Information and Communication Technologies, Videoconference, 15 April 2015 (Postponement)

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MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE FIFTY-SIXTH SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) –

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT)

VIDEOCONFERENCE - 11-12 FEBRUARY 2015

THE MEETING OF OFFICIALS COMMENCES AT 10:00 HOURS (GUYANA TIME)

THE MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE FIFTY-SIXTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR

TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONCLUDED ON 11 FEBRUARY 2015.

 

 THE NEXT MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE FIFTY-SIXTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR

TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 15 APRIL 2015.

OTHER DETAILS WITH RESPECT TO THE MEETING WILL BE COMMUNICATED AT A LATER DATE

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS

  Savingram No.9/2015 dated 13th January, 2015 - Convening Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment I - Provisional Agenda Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment II - Draft Annotated Agenda Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment III - Videoconference Contact Points Word Version PDF Version
  Draft Agenda 11/02/2015 Word Version PDF Version
  Programme of Work  11/02/2015 Word Version PDF Version
       
       

 

DOCUMENTATION

  ITEM 1 - OPENING REMARKS Word Version PDF Version
  ITEM 2 - ADOPTION OF AGENDA
  ITEM 3 - PROCEDURAL MATTERS
 

ITEM 4 - UPDATE ON FOLLOW-UP TO DECISIONS BY THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT ON INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES

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  Attachment to Item 4 - Extract from the Summary of Recommendations and conclusions of the Thirty-Fourth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) - Item 10 - Advancing the Regional Agenda for Information and communications Technology (ICT)   PDF Version
  ITEM 5 - ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CARICOM SINGLE ICT SPACE:    
  5.1 - Defining the CARICOM Single ICT Space and Digital Economy    
  Attachment to 5.1 - Principles for a Single ICT Space Word Version PDF Version
  5.2 - Single ICT Space Road Map    
 

5.3 - Brainstorming and Discussion on the High-level Elements of the Road-Map for the Single ICT Space

   
  5.4 - C@RIBNET – Sustainability as the Research Core of the Single ICT Space Word Version PDF Version
  ITEM 6 - ICT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE REGION OVER THE LAST YEAR:    
  6.1 - ICT in the Community Strategic Plan 2015-2019, approved by Heads of Government in July 2014 Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment I to Item 6.1 - Implementation Plan for the Strategic Plan for the Caribbean Community 2015-2019: Repositioning CARICOM (Revised Draft 15 January 2015)   PDF Version
  Attachment II to Item 6.1 - Caribbean Community Strategic Plan - Strategic Imperative: Developing the Infrastructure for Seamless Implementation and Results

 

PDF Version
  6.2 - Commission on the Economy Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment I to Item 6.2 -Terms of Reference   PDF Version
  Attachment III to Item 6.2 - Action Plan Word Version PDF Version
  6.3 - CARICOM-US Trade and Investment Council -    
 

6.3.1 - EU-US ICT Principles

   
  Attachment to Item 6.3.1 - European Union-United States Trade Principles for Information and Communication Technology Services   PDF Version
  6.3.2 - Proposed Training Programme for 2015    
  6.4 - ICT in the Regional Strategic Plan for Services  Word Version PDF Version
  6.5 - Post 2015 activities Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment  I to Item 6.5 - Open Working Group Proposal for Sustainable Development Goals   PDF Version
  Attachment II to Item 6.5 - Report of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (Final Draft)   PDF Version
  Attachment III to Item 6.5 - The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet: Synthesis Report of the Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda   PDF Version
  Attachment IV to Item 6.5 - Summary of Stock Taking Meeting of Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda   PDF Version
  Attachment V to Item 6.5 - Evaluation of the Synthesis Report of the Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Agenda   PDF Version
 

ITEM 7 - UPDATE/PRESENTATION OF THE WORK OF THE ICT CLUSTER:

   
  7.1 - Integrated Work Plan    
  ITEM 8 - ICT4D WORK PROGRAMME 2015    
  Attachment to Item 8 - Programme 24 Work Programme   PDF Version
 

ITEM 9 - DETERMINATION OF ITEMS FOR THE AGENDA FOR THE MINISTERIAL SESSION

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  ITEM 10 - DATE AND VENUE OF THE NEXT MEETING Word Version PDF Version
  ITEM 11 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS Word Version PDF Version
  Attachment to Item 11.2 - eLAC 2018 DIGITAL AGENDA PROPOSAL   PDF Version

 

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   PDF Version
  Background Document - Items 4 and 5.1   PDF Version
  Background Document - Item 5.4 (I)   PDF Version
  Background Document  - Item 5.4 (II)   PDF Version
  Background Document - Item 6.1   PDF Version
  Background Document - Item 6.2 (I)   PDF Version
  Background Document - Item 6.2 (II)   PDF Version
  Background Document - Item 6.5   PDF Version
  Background Document - Item 6.5 (i) Food for Thought Paper   PDF Version
  Background Document - Item 6.5 (ii) Summary of Stocktaking Meeting of Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda   PDF Version
  Background Document - SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS
AND CONCLUSION OF THE FORTY-EIGHTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) –INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
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