March 13, 2015- High ranking officials from several Caribbean countries will assemble in Grenada next Monday March 16, 2015 to participate in the sixth Regional Steering Committee (RSC) meeting of the Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Programme (CARCIP).
During this meeting, the RSC is expected to provide oversight and policy guidance in the implementation of the CARCIP. The Committee would also review the project implementation status as they monitor risks, quality and timeliness to ensure that the Program’s objectives are met.
The high-level meeting will be chaired by the Director of the Central Planning Division in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Ms. Laura Anthony Browne. It will hear progress updates on implementation activities from the CARCIP Project Coordinators who are Mr. Christopher Roberts of St. Lucia; Ms. Roxanne John of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; and Ms. Alice Bain of Grenada.
Progress updates will also be presented from the Project Officer of the Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) Mr. Winston George; Programme Co-ordinator of the Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network (CKLN) Mr. David Edwards; and Regional Project Coordinator of CARCIP at the Caribbean Telecommunication Union, Mr. Junior McIntyre.
Also in attendance will be the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communication, Works, Public Utilities, Physical Development and ICT in Grenada Ms. Jacinta Joseph; Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of the Public Service, Information and Broadcasting in St Lucia, Mr. Philip Dalsou; and Finance Manager at ECTEL, Mr. Isaac Mathurin.