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November 13, 2019

Leading Innovation in Business and Government Serv ...

​ ​​Official Opening of Workshop on “Leading Innovation in Business and Government Services through Artificial Intelligence" 13 November 2019, Voila Hotel, Bagatelle​ ​     On 13 November 2019, Hon. Deepak Balgobin, Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, officially opened a workshop on “Leading Innovation in Business and Government Services through Artificial Intelligence” organised by the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council in colla​boration with the Embassy of the United States of America. The objective of the workshop was to explore how Artificial Intelligence (AI) could become a cornerstone of the next development model of Mauritius by recognising its potential to improve growth, productivity ...

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Workshop on Geo Spatial Data infrastructure
February 19, 2019

Workshop on Geo Spatial Data ...

​ ​ Workshop on Geo Spatial Data Infrastructure Venue: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower (Ebene) 19th February at 9h30. Information in the form of digital data has become the foundation on which governments, industries, and organizations base many of their decisions. In our modern world, there exists a deluge of data that grows exponentially each day.   Companies and institutions have come to the...

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Cybersecurity Capacity Maturity Model Workshop
February 13, 2019

Cybersecurity Capacity Maturi ...

​ ​ Cybersecurity Capacity Maturity Model Workshop Hennessy Park Hotel, Ebène on the 13th February 2019   The aim of this workshop was to increase scale and effectiveness of cybersecurity capacity-building, by gaining a more comprehensive understanding of the cybersecurity capacity landscape. It allows the review of current national cybersecurity capacity maturity and be used to build business ...

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Safer Internet Day 2019
February 06, 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019

  ​ Safer Internet Day   At Mahatma Gandhi Institute (Moka) Safer Internet Day (SID) is an international education and awareness-raising effort spanning more than 140 countries around the globe to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Mauritius is among one of the very first countries where...

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October 29, 2018

World AI Show And Blockchain Summit - 28,29 and 30 ...

​ Mauritius World AI Show & Blockchain Summit   ​WORLD AI SHOW, AI, ML & ROBOTICS, 28-29 November 2018- Intercontinental Resort, MAURITIUS   ​  WORLD Blockchain Summit, 30 November 2018 – Intercontinental Resort, MAURITIUS ​      

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28
Nov
Start Time:Nov 28, 2018

World AI And Bloackchain Summit 2018

  Mauritius World AI Show & Blockchain Summit    WORLD AI SHOW, AI, ML & ROBOTICS, 28-29 November 2018- Intercontinental Resort, MAURITIUS WORLD Blockchain Summit, 30 November 2018 – Intercontinental Resort, MAURITIUS   ...

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30
Aug
Start Time:Aug 30, 2016

Draft Agenda SADC Cyber Security and PKI Workshop

​SADC Cyber Security & PKI Workshop ...

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01
Jun
Start Time:Jun 01, 2015

Open Data Readiness Assessment by World Bank

​Open Government Data can be conceptualized as being information, public or otherwise, which anyone is free to use, re-use and redistribute. In 2009 Open Data started to become visible in the mainstream, with various Governments (announcing initiatives towards opening up their public information. The key features of data openness are:   Availability and access: the data must be available as a whole in a convenient and modifiable form. Reuse and redistribution: the data must be provided under terms that permit reuse and redistribution including the intermixing with other datasets. Universal participation: everyone must be able to use, reuse and redistribute — there should be no discrimi ...

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08
Oct
Start Time:Oct 08, 2014

Mauritius Digital Government Summit

                                                                                                                                    Digital engagement is among the most significant factors driving business today: pushing the boundaries of traditional businesses, changing the way organisations are managed, and the way competition happens.  To this end and in line with the e-Government Strategy 2013 – 2017, the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology is organizing a Mauritius Digital Government Summit on 08 October 2014 at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Port Louis from 09.00 hrs.  The Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of ICT, will officially open the event. ...

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25
Aug
Start Time:Aug 25, 2014|Category: Training

Technical Aspects on Setting up, Operating and Administering Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) Training Workshop

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, in collaboration with the African Union Commission, conducted a Technical Aspects on Setting up, Operating and Administering Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) Training Workshop in Mauritius from 25th to 29th August 2014 at Cyber Tower 1, Ebene. This 5-day Workshop allowed the high level technical personnel and high level network engineers to receive hands-on training on interconnection techniques.  The participants were coached to design, implement dynamic interconnections necessary to support and maintain the technical operations between their networks and Internet Exchange Point.   At the end of the training on 29th Augu ...

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Vision and Mission

  Vision 

A well connected, knowledge-based and high income society, through a culture of innovation and the adoption of technology.  
                           
 
Mission 
To provide a high speed communication infrastructure, develop a digital economy and strengthen innovation in industry by improving delivery of service as well as the dissemination of information through the optimal use of emerging technologies.
 
 

Objectives of the Ministry


  • Formulate appropriate policies and provide the necessary legal framework for the development of ICT and its optimal use across all sectors 

  • Facilitate, through the implementation of an E-Government programme, the provision of  Government services electronically anytime anywhere for the greater convenience of the public  

  • Promote and facilitate the development of the ICT sector 

  • Ensure that the ICT culture permeates all levels of the society  to bridge the digital divide to the extent possible

  • Promote the development of  ICT enabled services including e-business

 

  • Encourage the adoption of new technologies and best practices in the ICT sector

  • Promote capacity building in ICT sector

  • Promote and facilitate IT Security within Government Systems
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