Signing MoU’s with 5 countries from LAC region

In 2022 LAC4 took a big step in cooperating with LAC region countries by signing 5 Memorandum of Understandings.

In 2022, The Information System Authority of the Republic of Estonia (RIA), the implementer of the EU CyberNet and LAC4, signed FIVE Memorandum of Understandings with partnering countries and organisations from LAC region.

  1. URUGUAY – the MoU was signed on 21 March 2022 between the Agency for the Development of Electronic Government Management and Information and Knowledge Society of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay (AGESIC) and the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA). The MoU parties agree to collaborate to support cyber capacity building through the LAC4 initiative in Uruguay and the Southern Cone region of South America. Read more from HERE.
  2. ECUADOR – the MoU was signed on 21 March 2022 between the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of Ecuador, the Minister of Telecommunications and Digital Society of Ecuador and the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA). The parties to the MoU agree to collaborate in supporting cyber capacity building through LAC4 initiative in Ecuador as well as in the Andean region. Read more from HERE.
  3. BRAZIL – the MoU was signed on 22 September 2022 between the Institutional Security Cabinet of the Presidency of the Federative Republic of Brazil (GSI/PR) and the Director General of the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA). Regarding the MoU Brazil will contribute to the identification of cyber capacity-building needs and the development of the LAC4 training curricula to support the cybersecurity endeavors of Brazil and the LAC region. Read more from HERE.
  4. RedCLARA – during the first week of October 2022 RedCLARA and the Estonian Information Systems Authority (RIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding seeking to promote cybersecurity collaboration between the two parties. RedCLARA (Latin American Cooperation of Advanced Networks) is an international non-profit organisation aimed at promoting the development of Latin American scientific-academic collaboration. Read more from HERE.
  5. Costa Rica – the MoU was signed between the Ministry of Science, Innovation, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) representing the Government of Costa Rica and the Information System Authority of the Republic of Estonia (RIA), the implementer of the EU CyberNet. Read more from HERE.

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