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Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting

June 22, 2015

The Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting, organised jointly by the University of the South Pacific (USP) in its capacity as Chair of the Council of Regional Organisation of the Pacific (CROP) ICT Working Group and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), was held on 19 June 2015, in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The meeting was opened by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and attended by ministers from Tonga, Niue, Samoa and Solomon Islands, and official delegates from 13 countries, members of the CROP ICT Working Group and observers from 11 organisations.

The meeting was hosted by the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga and with supports from the Australian Government Department of Communications, Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT), United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA), Tonga Communications Corporation (TCC), Tonga Cable Limited (TCL), Internet Society (ISOC) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

The Head of UNPOG, Mr. Lim, participated in the Meeting and delivered a presentation on E-Government Development for SIDS during the session entitled Strategies for ICT in the Pacific on 18 June.
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