Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 11, 2018 (SKNIS)—ICT (Information and Communications Technologies) Week in St. Kitts and Nevis, which runs from September 24-28, 2018, will be the topic of discussion on the weekly radio and television programme “Working for You” on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.The panelists will be Theodore Browne, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee for ICT Week; Diana Francis, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications; and Bernadette Lewis, Secretary General of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), who will join the interview by telephone.
The discussion will focus on the activities for ICT Week, e-Government and the importance of ICTs to Caribbean development on a whole.
During the week, the 17th Caribbean Ministerial Strategic Seminar will be held from September 26-27 at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino. This initiative was started in 2004 by CTU with the aim of laying a common platform of understanding on ICT issues amongst Government ICT and Telecommunication Ministers and senior policy makers. These seminars have endured as a key initiative of the CTU as they bring and keep regional ministers and senior public officials up to date with key developments and trends in information and communications technologies.
ICT Week is a collaboration between the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and Caribbean Telecommunications Union. It is being held under the theme: “21st Century Government—Enhancing Connections…Accelerating Progress”
Hosted by Lesroy Williams, “Working for You” offers news, views, reviews, interviews and all the happenings of the Team Unity Administration, which has pledged transparency, accountability, good governance and a fair share for all citizens of the Federation.
The programme features government officials, heads of government departments, permanent secretaries and other government officials who will provide you with timely, relevant and accurate information as it relates to the social, economic, human, political and sustainable development of St. Kitts and Nevis
“Working for You” is carried live every Wednesday on ZIZ, WinnFM and Sugar City Rock from 1:30-3:00 pm and rebroadcast on Freedom FM, Von Radio on Thursdays from 7:30-9:00am and 10:30-12:00pm respectively, and CBN-Radio on Sundays from 5:00-6:30pm. The programme is also streamed live on the SKNIS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sknismedia/