#IDDtalks: How Peru will face the challenge of digital transformation for the next 5 years

A new chapter of the #IDDtalks series was out, and its main topic was around the perspectives for a digital agenda for Peru. The directors of the Institute of Digital Development for Latinamerica and the Caribbean, Andrés Piazza and Andrés Sastre, spoke with 3 Peruvian experts on Internet issues, Gonzalo Ruiz Díaz who is Associate Economist at Macroconsult S.A.; Carlos Guerrero, Deputy Director of the Instituto para la Sociedad de Información y la 4ta Revolución Industrial- ISICRI4; and Verónica Arroyo, Policy Associate for Latin America at Access Now.

This video is available in Spanish

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Friday 20th August 2021. After IDD LAC`s video based on the analysis of the digital proposals during the last Peruvian elections, before the ballotage of which resulted in the triumph of Pedro Castillo (Peru Libre) over Keiko Fujimori (Fuerza Popular), the Institute of Digital Development for Latin America and the Caribbean, gather local experts, to continue talking about what the Andean country has in store for this period of government in terms of its Digital Ecosystem. This new edition of #CharlasIDD, had the honor of receiving three renowned Peruvian experts, to speak, in their personal capacity, about the future of the country in digital matters.

 

Andrés Piazza and Andrés Sastre,  IDD LAC directors, chatted with Gonzalo Ruiz Díaz, Associate Economist at Macroconsult S.A .; Carlos Guerrero, Deputy Director of the ISICRI4, and Verónica Arroyo, Policy Associate for Latin America at Access Now.

 

The talk was triggered from 3 questions:

1- What can we expect in terms of digital development from the new government? What challenges Perú should face in the shorter term?

2-What are the main challenges that Peru has in terms of telecommunications? What problems are you observing and what proposals can you raise?

3- In terms of privacy and human rights, how is the situation in Peru? What can be the new government’s approach in this subject?

 

You can watch the video (available in Spanish) here: