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1 October 2015 - 4:30pm

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on September 30 solidifying a partnership in bringing Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Caribbean.

Acting Secretary General of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), Mr. Nigel Cassimire and Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Dr. Didacus Jules signed the Memorandum of Understanding at the Open Session of the 13th Caribbean Ministerial Strategic ICT Seminar being held in the Territory.

Mr. Cassimire said, “This memorandum is a formalisation of our expectations for our work together and we have a lot of recent examples already of the CTU working with the OECS and its institutions on projects like spectrum management.”

The document also signifies the parties’ homogeneous vision to achieve its goal effectively.

Dr. Jules said, “We need to converge our efforts, we need to converge our expertise, so that by working together, to a common vision in close alignment, we can multiply the impact of the dollar spent and the effort expended.”

During ICT Week, delegates deliberated on topics such as Open Data, Accessibilities for People with Disabilities, and Smart Cities. The week concludes today withthe hosting of the 2nd Caribbean Regulators’ Forum under the theme ‘Developing Regional Regulatory Approaches to Current ICT Issues’.

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Voice clip of Director General of the OECS, Mr. Didacus Jules
Voice clip of Acting Secretary General of CTU, Mr. Nigel Cassimire

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Nekita Turnbull

Information Officer II
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg

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