As part of its global engagement process, the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation, in partnership with the Digital Agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean (eLAC2020), will hold a series of online conversations on digital cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean during the month of April 2019.

The aim of the conversations is to collect perspectives and feedback from regional actors on the Panel’s draft recommendations, which will be submitted to the UN Secretary General.

The eLAC2020 Digital Agenda is a strategy that promotes the use of digital technologies as instruments of sustainable development. Its mission is to promote the development of the digital ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean through a process of regional integration and cooperation, strengthening digital policies that promote knowledge, inclusion and equality, innovation and environmental sustainability.

The consultations in Latin America and the Caribbean will focus on the ways and means for actors to cooperate on the following issues: Inclusiveness, Digital public goods, Safety and security and Data. The dialogues will also cover the question of values & principles, and new models of governance of the digital age.

The Dialogue Series will take place over two sessions, on April 17th and April 24th.

• Wednesday 17th April (14-16h EST) Spanish
• Wednesday 24th April (14-16h EST) English

Email Isabel[at]digitalcooperation[dot]org to express interest in participation.