Tag Archive: Internet governance

Dec 05 2014

e-Government efforts across the Caribbean

For a class at the University of the West Indies, a discussion of e-government and recent e-government initiatives from across the Caribbean. In mid-October, and for a talk on e-government with graduate students at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, the following presentation was delivered on e-government across the Caribbean. The presentation focussed on three …

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Nov 12 2014

What will the ICT world look like by 2020?

The Connect 2020 Agenda outlines a broad range of goals and targets that countries worldwide have committed to achieve by 2020. Will the Caribbean succeed in meeting those goals? At an International Telecommunications Union conference last week, meeting participants unanimously adopted the ‘Connect 2020 Agenda for Global Telecommunication/ICT Development’. The Agenda outlines the shared vision, …

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Oct 31 2014

Recognising International Internet Day

A look back and a look forward at the Internet, in recognition of International Internet Day. Wednesday, 29 October, was commemorated as International Internet Day – a time to recognise the power of that medium and how integral it has become to our lives. In this post, we do just that. We briefly examine how …

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Oct 24 2014

“Generation Open” and Open Access

A discussion on Open Access, and its importance, in recognition of International Open Access Week. Whenever we need to research a subject, we no longer reach for a set of encyclopaedias, or head to our local library to pore through the periodicals and reference books stocked there. Instead, via the Internet, we access a wealth …

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Oct 22 2014

Online, offline, but still falling behind: challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean

Based on a recently published McKinsey report, a discussion on challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean. At recent count, although the global population was around 7.1 billion at the end of 2013, only 40%, or 2.8 billion are online (Source: Internet World Stats). Though that figure might seem impressive, thought leaders, such as McKinsey …

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