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Published on
November 30, 2020

The Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network and the United Nations Economic Cooperation for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC) launched the first Internet & Jurisdiction and ECLAC Regional Status Report 2020 in a special session “Towards Policy Coherence and Digital Integration Across Latin America and the Caribbean” on November 24, 2020. 

Download the Internet & Jurisdiction and ECLAC Regional Status Report 2020 here

The special session took place within the framework of the 7th Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean bringing together over 120 senior level stakeholders from the Latin America and the Caribbean region to discuss the Report’s findings and key actions necessary to move towards a regional digital single market.

List of speakers

Opening Remarks
- Mario Cimoli, Deputy Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC)
- Bertrand de La Chapelle, Executive Director, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
- Laura-Theresa Krüger, Senior Policy Officer, Germany, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Presentation of the Internet & Jurisdiction and ECLAC Regional Status Report 2020
- Carlos Affonso de Souza, Director of the Institute for Technology and Society of the State University of Rio de Janeiro
- Martin Hullin, Director of Operations and Knowledge Partnerships, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network

Comments from the Contributors
Moderator: Georgina Núñez, Economic Affairs Officer, UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC)
Lead discussants: 
- Raúl Echeberría, Executive Director, ALAI - Latin American Internet Association
- Alexandre Barbosa, Executive Director, ICT Study Center (CETIC)
- Manuel García Sánchez, Policy Officer, European Commission DG Justice and Consumers
- Nicolás Schubert, Digital Economy Expert, Undersecretariat for International Economic Affairs, Chile, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Lorena Naranjo Godoy, National Director of Public Data Registry, Ministry of Telecommunications and the Information Society (MINTEL), Ecuador
- María Paz Canales, Executive Director, Derechos Digitales