Representatives of Facebook paid a courtesy call to the Secretary General of the CTU, to review current and possible future collaboration between both organisations. From left to right: Sonja Johnson, Publications and Promotion Consultant; Cris Seecheran, Liaison, Trinidad and Tobago, Facebook; Maria Cristina Capelo, Public Policy and Government Relations, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean; Secretary General Bernadette Lewis; Marinelly Diaz, Facebook representative; Nigel Cassimire, Telecommunications Specialist, CTU; and Junior McIntyre, Programme Coordinator, CTU.
Secretary General Bernadette Lewis shares a light moment with Heidi Schroderus-Fox, Director UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS); and Brahima Sanon, Director Telecommunications Development Bureau, during a panel discussion at the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-17) convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 9 to 20 October 2017. WTDC-17 represented a unique opportunity for the international community to gather together and discuss the future of the telecommunication and information and communication technologies sector and its contribution to social and economic development. Photo courtesy International Telecommunication Union.

Welcome to The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU)

The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is an inter-governmental organisation dedicated to supporting the development of the Caribbean information and communications technologies (ICT) sector. The CTU formulates harmonised ICT policies; coordinates regional ICT projects; provides technical advice on ICT-enabled development and keeps Caribbean stakeholders informed of the changes in the industry. The CTU responds to the needs of the ICT sector with the aim of fostering collaborative approaches that bring tangible benefits to the citizens of the region.

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