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14 December 2021: Join the “Launch of D4D Hub Latin America and the Caribbean”

This high-level online event will showcase the impact of digital solutions and promote a human-centric model of digital transformation through contributions by the EU Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, Secretary of State of Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Stanislav Raščan, as well as many other high-level speakers as the Executive Director of RedCLARA, Luis Eliécer Cadenas.

BELLA sees first traffic carried on EllaLink submarine cable

At this week’s TICAL2021 Conference the BELLA Programme celebrated the first transfer of data between the GÉANT and RedCLARA networks across the 6,000km EllaLink submarine cable that runs between Lisbon, Portugal and Fortaleza, Brazil, bringing to life a 10-year dream held by governments and partner organisations from the research and education networking communities across Europe and Latin America.


BELLA II receives funding from the European Union through the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI), under agreement number 438-964 with DG-INTPA, signed in December 2022. The implementation period of BELLA II is 48 months.


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