Technical Assistance to Connect the Unconnected

  • 20 January 2023

The OAS General Assembly adopted AG/RES. 2966 (LI-O/21) which contains 21 initiatives that promote the expansion of Telecommunications/ICT in rural, unserved, and underserved areas. To this end, the CITEL Secretariat is providing technical assistance to OAS Member States with the objective of closing the digital divide and promoting digital transformation in hard-to-reach areas, which is being achieved through the development and implementation of roadmaps and management observatories in each Member State.


2030 ICT Alliance

  • 25 August 2021

The 2030 ICT Alliance for the Americas is an initiative of the OAS Secretary General that strives to promote the region’s development through ICTs, recognizing the need to support OAS member states on the road to mainstreaming ICTs into their national policies in the framework of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Rural Women's Alliance: Empowering Rural Women through ICT​

  • 25 August 2021

The objective of this initiative is to encourage the adoption of specific actions to improve connectivity of rural areas an achieve the developmenty of digital services and capabilities that would facilitate their use of ICTS, thus reducing the digital gap.