14th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF) from May 21 to 23 2018 in Suriname – how to watch online

The 14th annual Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF) organized by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is taking place from the 21st to 23rd May 2018 at the Torarica Hotel and Casino in Paramaribo, Suriname.

The CTU’s CIGF event page at http://www.ctu.int/events/14th-caribbean-internet-governance-forum-suriname/ has a provisional agenda and persons will be able to watch and participate online via Livestream at https://livestream.com/internetsociety2/cigf2018

When reading the agenda, please note the time in Suriname is 1 hour LATER than the time in Trinidad and Tobago. So an advertised session at 1:30pm in Suriname is 12:30pm in Trinidad and Tobago.

CIGF Background

The Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF) is a regional, multi-stakeholder forum initiated by the CTU and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat in 2005 to coordinate a regional approach to Internet Governance. The forum has since met annually and the primary
products of its work have been the formulation and implementation of a Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework.

The 14th CIGF will provide a regional platform to highlight and address current Internet governance issues of Caribbean and global prominence, such as data protection/privacy, social media and network/service resiliency, towards building consensus on appropriate Caribbean approaches and formulating action plans for advancing Caribbean interests.