Strategic Partnerships, Advancement & Communications (SPAC)


World Bank

The World Bank has assisted the University in strengthening the capacity of ICT regulatory institutions in the participating countries, and enhancing regional collaboration and knowledge sharing on ICT Regulatory issues. The World Bank has funded the Pacific Regional ICT Regulatory Development project (currently on-going) through an IDA regional grant of USD 4.5 million. This grant enables the University to meet the ICT needs of the region by facilitating the transfer of knowledge and technical capacity to and amongst the regionís emerging regulators, and to foster collaboration among these institutions.

This Project funds and assists USP in the following key initiatives:

  1. Cooperation among regulators;
  2. Training and capacity building activities;
  3. Collecting, analysing and improving access to industry statistics and data; and
  4. Regional advisory services, typically provided by specialists on issues with regional or multi-country spill over benefits.

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