Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
Last Updated: November 2018
Policy
Strategy Documents
CARICOM Cyber Security and Cybercrime Action Plan
CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS), the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), the Organisation of American States (OAS), Commonwealth Secretariat
Identifies five (5) priority areas of intervention.    
  1. Public awareness; 
  2. Building sustainable capacity; 
  3. Technical standards and Infrastructure; 
  4. Legal Environment; and 
  5. Regional and International Cooperation Collaboration
February 2017
Other Documents
CARICOM Crime and Security Strategy 2013: Securing the Region
CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS)

• Strategic Goal 8: Strengthen CARICOM’s Resilience to Cyber-Crimes

• Identifies seven strategic lines of action towards understanding the source, target, motivation and incentives for such crimes, and developing appropriate sanctions and punishments

2013
Structure
Specialized Agencies
(proposed) Regional Cyber Committee

• Outlined in Cyber Security and Cybercrime Action Plan

• To be chaired by CARICOM IMPACs representative, with membership comprised of National Cyber Points of Contact

February 2017 (outlined)
(proposed) Regional Capacity Centre for Cyber Security and Incident Response
Outlined in Cyber Security and Cybercrime Action Plan
February 2017 (outlined)
Key Positions
Secretary General, Caribbean Telecommunications Union
Legislation
Regulations and Directives
Model Legislative Texts of Cybercrime/e-Crimes and Electronic Evidence
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), CARICOM Secretariat, Caribbean Telecommunication Union (CTU)
Model legislation targeting the prevention and investigation of computer and network related crime.
2012 (non-binding)
Declaration of St Philip, Barbados on Caribbean Collaboration on Cyber Security
Resulted from 2011 ministerial conference of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union
2013 (ratified)
Cooperation
Meetings
Caribbean Stakeholders’ Meeting: Cybersecurity and Cybercrime
Antigua and Barbuda, CARICOM IMPACS, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), the Organisation of American States (OAS), Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Convened to foster a coordinated approach to cybersecurity and cybercrime
  • Previous meetings held in 2014 and 2016
20-24 March 2017