Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) Workshop

Following the adoption of the Commonwealth Cybergovernance Model, which contains key principles that Commonwealth countries could adopt in the governance of Cyberspace. In 2014, the CTO developed the Commonwealth Approach for Developing National Cybersecurity Strategies to serve as a guide for countries to develop their individual National Cybersecurity Strategies. The guide provides practical advice and proposes actions that can be adapted by countries to suit their individual circumstances.

In order to understand this approach, the CTO held leads regional CIIP workshops, which consisted of stakeholders mainly from relevant government ministries, agencies, departments, private and public sector, academia and civil society groups.

Region Location Partner start date finish Date
Southern African Regional Workshop  Gaborone, Botswana Ministry of Transport and Communications of Botswana 23/3/2015 24/3/2015
West African Regional Workshop  Yaoundé, Cameroon Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Cameroon & ITU 24 – 27 February 2015
East African Regional Workshop  Nairobi, Kenya Communications Authority of Kenya 20 – 21 November 2014
Caribbean Regional Workshop  Georgetown, Barbados Ministry of Energy, Immigration, Telecommunications and Investment of Barbados 17 – 18 November 2014
Pacific Regional Workshop  Port Villa, Vanuatu Government of Fiji & ITU 22 – 26 September 2014
South Asian Regional Workshop  Dhaka, Bangladesh Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Board 10 – 11 September 2014
Colombo, Sri Lanka National Information Technology Conference (NITC) & Computer Society (CS) in Sri Lanka 25 –- 28 August 2014

Further Information:

For more information on the programme please contact:
Dr. Martin Koyabe, Manager, Head of Research and Consultancy
44 (0) 208 600 3800
44 (0) 208 600 3819


Project Title Area of Work Funded by Year
Revision of Namibia’s ICT Policy and Implementation Plan, and Strategic Plan Initiative Regulatory 2013