Secretary General Bernadette Lewis met with the President and CEO of the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN), Mr. John Curran, and members of ARIN’s executive team on 18th May 2017 at the ARIN Offices in Virginia, USA. Discussions focused on 21st century structures, particularly on the need for adoption of Internet Protocol (IP) Version 6 (v6), which enables devices assigned a numeric address called an IP address to communicate via the Internet. (From left to right) Nate Davis, Cathy Handly, Bernadette Lewis, Secretary General CTU; John Curran, President and CEO ARIN, Richard Jimmerson and Susan Hamlin.
Digital Financial Services Workshop (27-28 April, 2017)
From (left to right) - Hon. Darcy W. Boyce, the President of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union, and Senator in the Office of the Prime Minister Energy, Immigration, Telecommunications and Invest Barbados; Cleveland Thomas, ITU Caribbean Representative and the Hon. Melford Nicholas, Minister of Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Information, Antigua and Barbuda.
Official Photo: Forum on Internet of Things (IoT): Smarter Living in the Caribbean, April 24-26, 2017. The Forum was coordinated by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in collaboration with the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT), the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus, Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Front Row: (L to R) Selby Wilson, Telecommunications Strategist (CTU); John Prince, CEO TATT; Catherine Hughes, Minister of Public Telecommunications, Guyana; Gilbert Peterson, S.C., Chairman TATT; Hon. Maxie Cuffie, Minister of Public Administration and Communications; Hon. Melford Nicholas, Minister of Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Information, Antigua and Barbuda; Bernadette Lewis, Secretary General CTU. Second Row left: Cleveland Thomas, ITU Caribbean Representative.
Ag. High Commissioner of Nigeria, Mr. Ganiyu A. Adeyemi expressed interest in strengthening ties with the CTU in the area of collaboration on ICT issues. Secretary General Lewis welcomed the offer and pledged her commitment to forging stronger relations between the Caribbean and Nigeria.

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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