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Caribbean Internet Governance Events in Focus Next Week

In Part I A Banner Year for Caribbean Internet Governance? Yep! I took time to provide an overview of Internet Governance (IG) and the IG activities occurring within the Caribbean region during the course of this year. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) (Tunis Agenda 2005) defines Internet governance

LACNIC honours Wooding with 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award

NEWS - The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (LACNIC) honoured Caribbean-based technology expert and philanthropist Bevil Wooding with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award. Wooding, who wears many hats in his work around the world, is the Chief Knowledge Officer at the international non-profit Congress WBN. He received the award at a special ceremony

The Caribbean region and the global Internet: David and Goliath 2.0

Caribbean societies remain severely underrepresented at international meetings where decisions are being made concerning the development and governance of the global Internet. And for a region already burdened with a number of complex, deep-rooted and interrelated issues, the consequences of that chronic under-representation could be dire. “The Internet presents wonderful opportunities

Engineering Institute hosts Internet Governance forum at UWI St Augustine

EVENTS - Regional technology experts will share their insights on global Internet Governance issues, from a Caribbean perspective, at an upcoming forum hosted by The University of the West Indies (UWI). Internet governance deals with the development of shared principles, policies and programmes that shape the use and evolution of

ICANN Roadshow comes to Trinidad and Tobago

EVENTS - Local and regional technology experts will gather in Port of Spain, Trinidad later this month to share their knowledge with participants in a roadshow organised by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) The roadshow will be the first such ICANN event in the Caribbean and it is expected

Have your say: shape the Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework Feedback is invited on the d

Feedback is invited on the draft Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework, which has been published by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is in the process of revising the Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework (CIGPF). It has made available for comment Draft Issue 2.0, in which the proposed