On Tuesday 16th May 2023, nine (9) Caribbean Ministers and two (2) Senior Advisors with responsibility for Digital Transformation signed the ‘Port of Spain Commitment on Digital Integration.”
Diego Martin is the latest community to benefit from a state-of-the-art ICT Access Centre. The Centre is part of an ongoing partnership between the Ministry of Digital Transformation and the Ministry of Sport and Community Development to provide ICT-underserved communities with access to the internet, desktop computers, laptops and printing facilities.
“This Centre is not a young people thing, it is there for everyone!" remarked Minister of Digital Transformation, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus, speaking at the official opening ceremony of the thirteenth ICT Access Centre. The Access Centre is located inside the Belle Vue/Dibe/Dundonald Hill Community Centre, said to all in attendance to “make use of the Centre, it is there for you!”. The Centre was opened on Wednesday November 23, 2022, as part of the ongoing partnership with the Ministry of Sport and Community Development.
Maitagual, Maraval, and Tacarigua are the three latest communities to benefit from state-of-the-art ICT Access Centres, which have been formally opened in September 2022.
On Friday August 19, 2022, the Ministry of Digital Transformation, in collaboration with the Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP), launched a functional Digital Literacy Programme.
Four (4) Technical Working Groups (TWGs) comprising skilled nationals and members of our diaspora met on Wednesday 27th July, 2022, to officially begin the preparatory work towards our new National Digital Transformation Strategy for the period 2023 – 2026.
The Ministry of Digital Transformation opened its seventh ICT Access Centre in Belmont, North Trinidad. The centre is located inside the newly re-constructed Belmont Community Centre, which was officially re-opened on Friday May 27, 2022.
The Minister of Digital Transformation, Sen. the Hon. Hassel Bacchus, presents a new drone to the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) today. From l-r: Minister of Digital Transformation, Hassel Bacchus, Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly, Farley Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago Country Representative, IDB, Carina Cockburn, and Melaura Agbeko, Contingency Planning Officer, TEMA.
"All elements of the Digital Transformation agenda for TT are part of Connected Arima." Minister of Digital Transformation, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus, in his remarks at the Connected Arima event held on Wednesday 9 March, 2022, at the Arima Community Centre, outlined how the Connected Arima initiative will provide the community with end-to-end digital solutions across a wide range of sectors.
The Ministry of Digital Transformation (MDT), in collaboration with the UNDP, rolled out the (DRA) with the aim of identifying and prioritising digital interventions as part of our country’s digital transformation journey
On Friday 10 December, 2021, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus, Minister of Digital Transformation, presented instruments of appointment to new and returning members of the Board of Directors of the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT).