CTU To Discuss Internet Governance Priorities in Post-COVID-19 Era


(Caribbean Telecommunications Union Press Release) The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) will host the 17th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF) via online videoconferencing on 24th and 25th August 2021.

The CIGF will address various work streams of Internet governance necessary to seize this opportunity for accelerated digital transformation in a trusted and secure manner, and position the Caribbean for sustainable, ICT-driven post-COVID recovery.

The advent of COVID-19 has changed the Internet governance landscape in ways that will endure even after the virus ceases to be a global threat. The Internet emerged at the forefront in playing a critical role in responding to the pandemic, facilitating accelerated transition from face-to-face transactions to online services, accentuating the urgency for digital transformation. – Mr. Rodney Taylor, new Secretary General of the CTU

The CTU convened this first regional Internet governance forum in the world in 2005. Sixteen years later, the organisation continues to provide a platform to update and discuss the further evolution of Internet policies.

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