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High-level panel: Digital technologies for reactivation: towards a strategy for Latin America and the Caribbean

Session |
Mon, 23/11/2020 - 10:00 to 12:00

The pandemic has highlighted the relevance of digital technologies to make the economy work and to provide services such as education and health. Considering the economic reactivation and recovery, digital technologies will play an even more important role. This session will discuss the actions that governments should take to take advantage of the opportunities offered band these technologies.

Moderator: Mario Cimoli, Mario Cimoli, Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC

Marcos Cesar Pontes, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Brazil
Andrés Michelena, Minister of Telecommunications and the Information Society, Ecuador
Paola Vega, Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications, Costa Rica
Alejandro Peralta Vierci, Minister of Technologies of Information and Communication 
Allyson West, Minister of Public Administration and Digital Transformation, Trinidad and Tobago

Country interventions: main initiatives, implementation challenges and areas of collaboration among the governments of the region.