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Caribbean IG and ICT Policy Solutions


Caribbean IG and ICT Policy Solutions

The Regional Focal Point for Internet Governance (IG) and ICT4D issues in the Caribbean. This group is an outcome of the ACP Tobago Capacity Building Session and is a space for the Caribbean community to share their IG issues and solutions.

Members: 52
Latest Activity: Jun 2, 2017

Videos from Tobago workshop - Simulation of Multistakeholder dialogue on Caribbean IG/ICT Forum

Last minute of the simulation on "Multistakeholder dialogue on the agenda of the Caribbean IG/ICT Forum" where representatives of civil society, government and business are trying to reach consensus (and, of course, fail to do so) in the last round of the time-pressured negotiations


A simulation of an interview of each of them by a journalist immediately after the negotiations ended (without an agreement)

Discussion Forum

String Objection Process - ICANN New gTLD Programme

Dear All,The At-Large new gTLD Review Group (gTLD RG) see https://community.icann.org/x/u7-bAQ) is seeking comments from…Continue

Started by Carlton Anthony Samuels Jul 18, 2012.

Call for projects 1 Reply

The ITU is currently in the midst of a call for projects in preparation for the Connect the Americas Summit, planned for July 17 - 19, 2012 in Panama City, Panama (more info may be obtained at …Continue

Started by Marsha Guthrie. Last reply by Marsha Guthrie Apr 21, 2012.

Human Rights Implications of the use of ICT and the Internet in the Caribbean 6 Replies

I am helping with arrangements for a conference about the human rights implications of the use of ICT and the Internet in Latin America which will be held in Brazil. It is a spinoff from the Silicon…Continue

Started by Keisha Taylor. Last reply by Keisha Taylor Feb 22, 2012.

CALL FOR PROPOSAL: Strengthening Information Society Research Capacity Alliance

I thought this might be of interest to many. Strengthening Information Society Research Capacity Alliance  2011-2013***CALL FOR PROPOSALS *****Proposals for research projects on Information Societies…Continue

Started by Marsha Guthrie Sep 28, 2011.

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Comment by Sheba Mohammid on August 8, 2011 at 6:35pm
Caribbean IGF- Art Ehuan from OAS declares Cyber-security as a rapidly emerging Challenge for the Caribbean.

Ehuan presents a case that the new threats are not teenage hackers but Organised Criminal Groups and Other Governments. He calls the actions of other Governments infiltrating systems "Spying at its most advanced form"
Comment by Sheba Mohammid on August 8, 2011 at 6:34pm
Caribbean IGF - Dr. Brian D. Sullivan Inter-American Committee against Terrorism presentation on Cybersecurity.


"With the increase in Internet users, an increase in the threats..."

OAS working with Gov'ts to establish National CSIRT

Role of CSIRT in this Model:

- resist attacks
- limit damage
- ensure connectivity of critical services

Parallel Workshop is currently happening in Trinidad to further discussions on CSIRT establishment and development of a National Cybersecurity Strategy.
Comment by Gerry E. George on August 8, 2011 at 5:18pm

Text chat is back.....   Audio/Video feed (http://stream.gctwebcasts.com/lacigf4) has dropped.

Comment by Sheba Mohammid on August 8, 2011 at 4:29pm
Thanks Steph and Gerry for sharing.
Comment by Gerry E. George on August 8, 2011 at 4:21pm

The text based chat was working up until about 15 minutes ago......  That is where I got the 1st link. 

Comment by Stephanie on August 8, 2011 at 4:19pm
Thanks Gerry! I'm following the webcast via the 2nd link. There's no text-based chat though :(
Comment by Gerry E. George on August 8, 2011 at 4:17pm
Comment by Stephanie on August 8, 2011 at 4:12pm
Thanks Sheba!

Several people are on Twitter, using #FGILAC, #IGF11, and #LACNIC. There's Ginger on @gpaque, Sebastian Bellagamba on @sbellagamba, @CARIBNOG, Andres Piazza on @andrespiazza... There are many others retweeting too, including @IGCBP
Comment by Sheba Mohammid on August 8, 2011 at 3:49pm
Hey Steph,

I'm blogging on Google +

People can add me to their circles as Sheba Mohammid
Comment by Stephanie on August 8, 2011 at 9:15am

Thanks Sheba for offering to convey the messages from remote participants! 


Will you - or anyone else - be blogging from the meeting? Will you be tweeting? 




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