Dominica is positioned to be the silicon valley of the Caribbean. That’s the sentiment of the Hon Minister for Information, Science, Telecommunication and Technology, Kelver Darroux.The Information Minister made these remarks last Friday, June 3rd, at the official opening ceremony of Dominica’s first ICT Center for Excellence which is housed at the Dominica State College.
The OAS-CICTE Cyber Security Program is delivering from June 6-10, 2016 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, a cyber security course to CARICOM-IMPACS under the framework of a broader EU-CARICOM Project entitled, ‘Global Crisis Response Support Programme’. The Global Crisis Response Support Programme (GCRSP) is a two-year capacity development initiative of the European Union to support Latin American and Caribbean regional organizations and their Member States to enhance their conflict and disaster early-warning capabilities through tailored human capacity development measures.
Sustainable public procurement is the name of the course whose proposal is to gain knowledge about the importance of public procurement within the framework of government to encourage its national development strategy and how it is a tool that drives efficiency in the purchase of goods, services and sustainable development works.
On March 30-31st 2016 in Santiago, Chile, the Laboratorio de Gobierno of the Chilean Government and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), host Future State: Innovation for the People, an international public innovation conference.
Future State 2016 is primarily open to public sector practitioners, social entrepreneurs and civil society organisations working in the field of public sector innovation. The core of the discussion will be citizen-focused innovation, labs, and the challenges of enabling innovation in the public sector.
The third global survey on eHealth conducted by the WHO Global Observatory for eHealth (GOe) has a special focus – the use of eHealth in support of universal health coverage. eHealth plays a vital role in promoting universal health coverage in a variety of ways. This Atlas presents data collected on 125 WHO Member States.
The Panamerican Health Organization also has launched two documents on eHealth: "Electronic Medical Records in Latin America and the Caribbean" and "eHealth in Latin America and the Caribbean: interoperability standards review".