MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE SEVENTY-NINTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (COTED-ICT)

    

        OFFICIALS:    CARICOM SECRETARIAT (HEADQUARTERS)

                                GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, 14 - 15 MAY 2019

 

                                                            

SEVENTY-NINTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT– INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (COTED-ICT)

 

                                        MINISTERIAL:     THE MARRIOTT HOTEL

                                                                  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, 17 MAY 2019

  

ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTATION

  Savingram No. 207/2019 dated 17 April 2019 - Documentation and Logistical Arrangements Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Savingram No. 207_Draft Agenda_COTED-ICT May 2019 Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 207_Draft Annotated Agenda_COTED-ICT May 2019 Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to Savingram No. 207_Specimen Instrument of Full Powers Acrobat PDF
  Attachment IV to Savingram No. 207_Hotels 2019 Acrobat PDF
 

SAVINGRAM NO. 177/2019 DATED 1 APRIL 2019 - MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE SEVENTY-NINTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (COTED -I CT), GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, 14-15 MAY 2019 AND SEVENTY-NINTH SPECIAL  MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (COTED-ICT), GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, 17 MAY 2019 (CONVENING)     

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DOCUMENTATION

  1.      WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS  
  2.      ASSUMPTION OF THE CHAIR  
  3.      ADOPTION OF AGENDA  
  4.      PROCEDURAL MATTERS  

 

5.      TOWARDS RESILIENCE: CARICOM SINGLE ICT SPACE AS A DRIVER  FOR 

         REGIONAL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

 

  Attachment to Item 5 - Summary of ICT Indices for CARICOM Member States: 2016-2019 Acrobat PDF
  6.     MOBILISING RESOURCES FOR SINGLE ICT SPACE DEVELOPMENT:

            6.1        Update on the 11th EDF and ICT Component

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              6.2        Developing a Cooperation Framework  
              6.3        Single ICT Space Working Groups  
              6.4        Other Opportunities for the Region  

 

7.       UPDATES ON MANDATES FROM THE CONFERENCE OF

           HEADS  OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY

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Attachments to Item 7

 
 

Notes of the Meeting of Heads of Caribbean Regulatory Authorities re Harmonisation of Telecommunications Regulations in a Single ICT Space

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Eighteenth Special Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy - Confirmed and Unconfirmed Summary of Conclusions: Single ICT Space and Single Communications Space

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  Report of the Meeting with the Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR) on the Harmonisation of Telecoms Regulations in CARICOM Acrobat PDF
 

8.       DEVELOPING A RESILIENT CARICOM CYBER SECURITY FRAMEWORK:     

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Attachments to Item 8

 
 
  •  Significant Cyber Incidents

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  • CyberWellness Profiles 2015 - CARICOM Member States
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  • 60 Must-know Cybersecurity Statistics for 2019
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8.1            Proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with  ThinkClicksurf, Inc.

 
  9.      PREPARING FOR 2030 - DIGITAL SKILLS  
 

10.    DIGITAL LEADERSHIP - MOVING THE SINGLE ICT SPACE FROM  

         VISION TO ACTION

 

 

FOR INFORMATION

 
 

11.     JOINT EXPERT GROUP ON ICT - EIGHTH MEETING OF THE

          CARICOM-U.S. TRADE AND INVESTMENT COUNCIL (US TIC),

           6-7 JUNE 2019

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  Attachment to Item II - Extract of Report of 7th CARICOM-US TIC Acrobat PDF
  12.     ICT FOR DEVELOPMENT WORK PROGRAMME 2019-2020 Acrobat PDF
  13.    ANY OTHER BUSINESS  

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

  Draft Report-Meeting of Officials Preparatory to 72 Special Meeting of the COTED_7 June and 31 July 2018 Acrobat PDF
  Draft Decisions of the Informal Meeting of COTED-ICT Officials_28 March 2019 Rev. Acrobat PDF
  Draft Rules of Procedure for COTED - Decision-Making Acrobat PDF
  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas

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MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE 72ND COTED ICT

FOLLOW UP DOCUMENTS

This section is created as a follow up to the Officials Meetings held on 7 June and 31 July 2018.  At the end of the Meetings, there were still outstanding or incomplete documentation that are critical to the advancement of the ICT Agenda. The Secretariat, Member States, and Lead Agencies were asked to submit documentation on agenda items -  those that should have been previously submitted for the meetings; other supporting documents for the agenda items; and documentation for follow up activities from the meetings. These can be found below.

 

 ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

DRAFT AGENDA

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 DOCUMENTATION

 

Company Overview - Caribbean Cyber Security Center

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Information Note Re: Presentations to be made to the COTED (ICT) Officials

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Information on  License Plates and Drivers License Project

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 PRESENTATIONS FROM COTED ICT INFORMATION SESSION
18 SEPTEMBER 2018

 

Adopting a Common License Plate, Driver’s License & Data Management System - Presented by Ms. Alice Ho-Tack

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  Proposed Partnership on Cyber-Awareness for Citizens - Presented by Deon Olton   Acrobat PDF

 

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTATION

 

FOLLOW UP DOCUMENTATION IN RELATION TO AGENDA

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  Item 5.1 – Growth and Development Objectives Impacting the Development of the Single ICT Space    
 

-     Document showing the rationale for reduction in the Single ICT Space budget

   
 

Excerpt showing Description of Action for the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) for CARICOM Countries

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  Item 6.1 – Data Privacy and other Legal Issues    
  European Union General Data Protection Regulations (EU GDPR) Sensitization Workshop facilitated by the CARICOM Secretariat on 7 June 2018    
  o   Presentations   Acrobat PDF
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  o   Audio    
  Item 6.2 – Draft Guidelines for ICT in Disaster Management Guidelines    
  Item 6.3.2 – Draft Digital Skills Framework    
  Item 7.1 – Draft Member State Business Plans Framework    
 

Item 8.2 – Work undertaken by Member States (last six months)

Reports and documents from Member States on ICT activities
   
  Item 8.3 - Work undertaken by Lead Agencies (last six months)     
 

CBU REPORT: AUGUST 2017- JULY 2018

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   Reports and documents for ICT Lead Agencies ICT activities   Acrobat PDF
   Appendix I - Brief on Plan of Action for eLAC2020 as submitted by Trinidad and Tobago   Acrobat PDF
 

Appendix II - Programme of Regional Cooperation Activities on The Digital Agenda for Latin America and The Caribbean, 2018-2020

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Item 8.4.1 - Antigua and Barbuda License Plate and Driver’s License Project

   
  Documentation related to Antigua and Barbuda License Plate and Driver’s License Project    
 

Item 9 – Protecting our Internet Borders & Assets: Cybersecurity in CARICOM

   
 

-          Training in Cybersecurity (conducted by CaribNOG)

   
 

Item 10.2 – Regional Coordination and Preparation (proposed Technical Working Groups)

   
  Draft Terms of Reference for Technical Working Groups - Single ICT Space    
  Justice Sector and ICT (To be submitted by Bevil Wooding)    

 

 

 

RE-CONVENING MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE

SEVENTY-SECOND SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR

TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED) –

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT)

 

 

Via Zoom

7 JUNE 2018

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

SAVINGRAM NO. 174/2018 DATED 5 APRIL 2018 - MEETING OF OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE SEVENTY-SECOND SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, VIA ZOOM, 20 APRIL 2018 (CONVENING)

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  ATTACHMENT TO SAVINGRAM 174/2018 - DRAFT AGENDA Word Acrobat PDF
  DRAFT ANNOTATED AGENDA Word Acrobat PDF
 

SAVINGRAM NO. 267/2018 DATED  18 MAY 2018 - MEETING OF THE OFFICIALS PREPARATORY TO THE SEVENTY-SECOND SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, VIA ZOOM, 18 MAY 2018 (RE-CONVENING)

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ATTACHMENT TO SAVINGRAM 267/2018 - DRAFT PROVISIONAL AGENDA 14 May 2018

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  DRAFT AGENDA 30 May 2018 Word Acrobat PDF
  REVISED DRAFT PROVISIONAL AGENDA7 June 2018 Word Acrobat PDF

DOCUMENTATION

 

1.                  OPENING REMARKS

 

2.          ASSUMPTION OF THE CHAIR

 

3.          ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

 

4.          PROCEDURAL MATTERS

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DISCUSSION ITEMS
 

5.          LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY TO BUILD CARICOM

             RESILIENCE  AND SUSTAINABLE GROWTH AND

             DEVELOPMENT:

    5.1     Growth and Development Objectives Impacting the Development of the Single ICT Space

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             5.2     Regional process for the achieving of the Sustainable

                        Development Goals relative to the WSIS Action Lines

                        and Plan of Action

 

Attachment I to Agenda Item 5.2 - Sustainable  Development Goals

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Attachment II to Agenda Item 5.2 - WSIS SDG Booklet 

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Attachment III to Agenda Item 5.2 - Final Recommendation: Towards Knowledge Societies

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Attachment IV to Agenda Item 5.2 - WSIS Forum 2017 Outcomes and Analysis

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Attachment V to Agenda Item 5.2 - WSIS Plan of Action: Eleven (11) Action Lines

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             5.3     Proposed process for the Community Strategic Plan 2020

   
 

Attachment I to Agenda Item 5.3 - CARICOM Strategic Plan 2015 - 2019

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Attachment II to Agenda Item 5.3 - Caribbean Community - Summary of the Proposed Process for the Development of the Results-Oriented Caribbean Community Strategic Plan 2020

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Attachment III to Agenda Item 5.3 - CARICOM Results Based Management System

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Attachment IV to Agenda Item 5.3 - CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN 2015 - 2019

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6.         PROMOTING DIGITAL PATHWAYS FOR ADVANCING THE SINGLE ICT SPACE:

 

            6.1       Data Privacy and other Legal Issues

   
 

                         6.1.1       European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation

                                         (GDPR)

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Attachment I to Agenda Item 6.1.1 - WEF Article - The Rest of the World can't Free Ride on GDPR

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Attachment II to Agenda Item 6.1.1 - The General Data Protection Regulations sets privacy by default

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  Attachment III to Agenda Item 6.1.1 - GDPR Area at a Glance Word Acrobat PDF
 

                         6.1.2       Data Protection Act: Presentation on the Jamaica

                                         experience

   
  Attachment I to Agenda Item 6.1.2 - Data Protection Act 2017   Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment II to Agenda Item 6.1.2 - The Data Protection Bill – Key Elements, Challenges and Opportunities (Jamaica)

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                        6.2      Draft ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction Management Guidelines 

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Attachment to Agenda Item 6.2 - Draft ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction Management Guidelines

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             6.3            Engendering Digital Citizenship –

 

                        

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                        6.3.1               Update from Council on Human and Social Development

                                         COHSOD 34

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Attachment to Agenda Item 6.3.1 - Paper Presented on HRD Strategy to COHSOD

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                           6.3.2        Draft Digital Skills Framework Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Agenda Item 6.3.1 - Digital Basic Skills Framework   Acrobat PDF
                6.4            Sectoral linkages and interventions    
 

7.       STRATEGIC INPUTS FOR MEASURING PROGRESS AND SUSTAINABILITY:

           

          7.1         Draft Member State Business Plans Framework

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          7.2         CARICOM Regional Strategy for the Development

                         of the Statistics

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Attachment I to Agenda Item 7.2 - Ultimate Outcome, Strategic Priorities and Drivers

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Attachment II to Agenda Item 7.2 - Revised CSICT Indicators Developed during the Second Workshop on CSICT Indicators

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Attachment III to Agenda Item 7.2 - Caribbean specific Information and Communication Technologies (CSICT) Statistics and Indicators

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Attachment IV to Agenda Item 7.2 - CARICOM Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS)

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8.           WHERE ARE WE NOW: INSIGHTS AND SHARED EXPERIENCES ON ICT

          INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMMES:

   
 

         8.1           Work undertaken by the ICT Cluster (last six  months) and Input/Information required from Member States and Lead Agencies (including approvals)

   
                         8.1.1        Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU)    
 

Attachment to Agenda Item 8.1.1 - Progress Towards a CARICOM Single ICT Space

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                       8.1.2        Caribbean Centre for Development

                                    Administration (CARICAD)

   
 

                       8.1.3         CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime

                                    and Security (IMPACS)

   
 

Attachment to Agenda Item 8.3.1 - CARICOM Cyber Security and Cybercrime Action Plan

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                         8.1.4        Caribbean Broadcasting Union   (CBU)   Acrobat PDF
 

                       8.1.5        CARICOM Secretariat

   
 

         8.2          Work undertaken by Member States (last six months)

   
 

         8.3        Work undertaken by ICT Lead Agencies (last six months)

   
 

Attachment to Agenda Item 8.3 - Report of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) (2017-2018)

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         8.4        Possible projects for Regional Implementation

 

                       8.4.1    Antigua and Barbuda (License Plate and Driver's License

                                    Project)

   

Documents from the ICT Cluster

Documents from Member States

Documents from ICT Lead Agencies

  ITU Brochure on Regional Initiatives   Acrobat PDF
 

Summary of the Caribbean Examinations Council's Work Programme January - June 2018

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9.     PROTECTING OUR INTERNET BORDERS & ASSETS: CYBERSECURITY IN CARICOM:

         9.1           Assessing Regional Needs and Determining the Way Forward

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Attachment to Agenda Item 9 - Brief for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 - Theme "A More Secure Future"

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10.    HARNESSING THE POWER OF COMMUNITY EXPERTISE AND TECHNOLOGY:

          

          10.1     Update on the 11th EDF Programme - ICT

                       Programme Elements and Identified Funding

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          10.2       Regional Coordination and Preparation (proposed (Technical

                      Working Groups)

            10.3      Proposed Single ICT Space Partnership
 

Attachment to Agenda Item 10.1 - Regional ICT Support under the European Development Fund (EDF)

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          10.4      Youth Engagement for the Single ICT Space

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  Attachment to Agenda Item 10.4 - Declaration of Paramaribo on the Future of Youth in the Caribbean Community   Acrobat PDF
 

11.       PREPARATION FOR MINISTERIAL MEETING 2018:

 

          11.1       Format, Proposed Dates, Determination of Issues for Agenda

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FOR INFORMATION
 

12.                  2018-2019 ICT4D WORK PROGRAMME

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Attachment to Agenda Item 12 - Annual Work Programme and Budget

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  13.                  REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS OF INTEREST Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment I to Agenda Item 13 - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 19-20 April 2018

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Attachment II to Agenda Item 13 - Commonwealth ICT Ministers Forum 18-20 June 2018

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G20 Working Groups Focal Points: Jamaica and CARICOM Secretariat (in Relation to Agenda Item 13)

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Paper Presented to COFCOR May 2018 (in Relation to Agenda Item 13)

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DOCUMENTS RELATED TO EXPO 2023 (PROVIDED BY ARGENTINA)

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  14.                ANY OTHER BUSINESS: Word Acrobat PDF
 

14.1         Bahamas Targets Seat on International  Telecommunication (ITU)

                Council

   
  Attachment to Agenda Item 14.1 - Bahamas Targets Seat On Global Telecom Body Word Acrobat PDF
  14.2        IBM Online Training Courses    
  Attachment to Agenda Item 14.2 -  IBM Online Training Courses Word Acrobat PDF
  14.3        Update of Contact Information Word Acrobat PDF
  14.4        International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Candidatures: Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Agenda Item 14.4 - Candidate for Post of DSG - Mr. Brahima Sanou   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Agenda Item 14.4 - EX CL/Dec. 984 (XXXI) - En Brahima Sanou - DSG - ITU   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to Agenda Item 14.4 - Briefing: Caribbean Projects - June 2018   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment IV to Agenda Item 14.4 - Candidate for post of BDT Director - Dr. Cosmas Zavazava   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment V to Agenda Item 14.4 - Candidate for post of BDT Director - Mr. William Ijeh   Acrobat PDF

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

  Draft Report of the Sixty-Eighth Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) – Information and Communication Technologies, Video-conference, 19 May 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Integrated Work Plan for the CARICOM Single ICT Space   Acrobat PDF
  Vision and Road Map for a CARICOM Single ICT Space   Acrobat PDF
 

CARICOM Human Resource Development 2030 Strategy - Unlocking Caribbean Human Development

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CARICOM Human Resource Development 2030 Strategy - HRD at a Glance

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  Economic Partnership in Progress 2014 - 2017   Acrobat PDF
  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   Acrobat PDF
       

 

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