Training Courses 

CITEL's Coordination Center for the Development of Human Resources, establishes the telecommunications training program with the aim of addressing the higher training priority courses of the Member States, focusing especially on course materials and selection of scholarships recipients (while promoting equal gender opportunity in accordance with resolution COM/CITEL/RES. 160 (XIII-03)).

CITEL works with Regional Training Centers distributed throughout the Americas Region and in close coordination and cooperation with the International Telecommunication Union Academy (ITU Academy) and its Centers of Excellence for the Americas Region.

Call for course-fellowships (CCATLAT-CITEL)


Course/fellowships name:



The main objective of the South School on Internet Governance is to train new leaders of opinion in all aspects related with Internet Governance, from a global perspective and with focus on the Latin America and Caribbean Region.



Distance learning (online)

Dates and course format:

The course will be taught in two parts/modules or training instances:


·   Asynchronous self-assisted introductory course (30 hours): August 02 to September 25, 2021.


·   Virtual synchronous course (40 hours): October 4-8, 2021


Instruction language:

Spanish and English


·   Covers 100% Tuition Cost

·   Study materials

·   Certificate issued by CCATLAT-CITEL/OEA: The certificate will be awarded only to those who complete the two training instances: asynchronous introductory course (from August 2 to September 25) and the virtual synchronous course (October 4 to 8).


Number of scholarships to be granted:

200 fellowships for Spanish and English speaking participants who register “on a first come first serve basis.”

Registration deadline:

Friday, July 30, 2021 (EST, Washington, DC)


To register:

Announcement of the results:

CCATLAT-CITEL/OAS shall publish the results on their respective websites: and CCATLAT-CITEL/OAS shall only contact the persons appearing on the published list.

For more information about the course, please contact: 


Olga Cavalli ( / Adrián Carballo: ( 


María Celeste Fuenmayor (

Webinars No-cost / July 2021  


WEBINAR ON "DEVELOPING DIGITAL AND ICT SKILLS IN YOUTH" -  The webinar is intended for the public and private sector officials, academics, and civil society in the Americas interested in learning about the crucial role that developing digital and ICT skills plays in technical and vocational education and training in young to guarantee inclusive, equitable and quality education and promote learning opportunities that allow youth to access the world of work. This seminar is framed in the celebration of the World Youth Skills Day.  Organized by the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) of the OAS and the International Center for Scientific Research and Creation in Telecommunications, Information and Communication Technologies (CITIC). It lasts for an hour. It will be available only in Spanish. Register here!​

July 22, 2021 - 12:00 pm (EST, Washington, DC time)


Past Webinars/Courses 

2_I.jpgVirtual Seminar "Connecting the Unconnected in rural and remote areas" - O​n behalf of the Chairs of the Permanent Consultative Committees has the honor to invite you to the SEMINAR “CONNECTING THE UNCONNECTED IN RURAL AND REMOTE AREAS”, which will held remotely on April 15, 2021 from 9h00 to 12h00 (EST, Washington, DC time). Simultaneous interpreting in two languages (Spanish and English) will be available.  The virtual seminar is intended for the OAS/CITEL Member States, Associate Members of CITEL and Regional and International organizations. Participation in this event is open and at no-cost to the attendees. This event is organized in coordination with the Rapporteurship on Broadband, universal access, digital inclusion and gender equality of the Working Group on Policies and Regulation, Internet Society (ISOC) and Telefonica. The objective of this seminar is to share with the different actors in the sector, challenges, opportunities, works and their vision towards hemispheric cooperation for the development of infrastructure and provide services in rural or remote areas; as well as, specific actions undertaken to connect the unconnected

15 April 2021
9h00 - 12h00  (EST, Washington, DC time)

Livestream: || Twitter: @ISOC_Live​

ITU/CITEL  Training Plan for 2021 in cooperation with Center​s of Excellence ITU.png 

Título del cuso

Liderazgo femenino en el Sector de las telecomunicaciones y las TIC: Del básico a las tendencias del sector.

Registro/Información del detallada del curso


Cupos limitados (sin costo de participación) – Favor ver detalles en postulación y registro en el documento adjunto a esta circular.

Fecha límite para postulación/registro

26 de febrero de 2021 - CLOSED


Distancia (Plataforma ITU Academy)


El objetivo principal de este curso es brindar los principales conceptos en telecomunicaciones y TIC, de una manera clara y sencilla, además de una visión general de las tendencias del sector y las tecnologías emergentes. El curso también tiene como objetivo abordar los principales desafíos y oportunidades para el desarrollo del sector incluyendo el componente de liderazgo femenino para avanzar en un entorno cambiante.

Dirigido a:

El curso está dirigido principalmente a las mujeres técnicas y profesionales del sector de las Telecomunicaciones y las TIC que actúen en las entidades gubernamentales que representan el sector en los Estados-Miembros de la UIT en la región de las Américas.


Del 8 de marzo al 23 de abril de 2021


7 semanas



Código el curso



 ​For more information please visit ITU Academy website.