Joint Press Release: GIGA Launch – Government of Belize and UNICEF Enter into Partnership to Transform Education Through Technology

The Government of Belize officially partnered with Giga: a global initiative by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to connect every school to the Internet and every young person to information, opportunity, and choice.

This partnership was launched on May 11 at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MoECST) and the Ministry of Public Utilities, Energy, Logistics and E-Governance will lead the Giga Belize initiative, which is projected to run for three years.

Photos of the launch can be viewed and downloaded from


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