APN 364 - 17/22: British-Irish Council Digital Inclusion (Virtual) Ministerial Meeting

The Speaker has received notification from the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in accordance with section 52A (1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (as amended), that a British-Irish Council Digital Inclusion Ministerial meeting will be held virtually on 5 March 2021.

The following Ministers will be attending the meeting;

Minister of Finance, Conor Murphy MLA.

Minister for the Economy, Diane Dodds MLA.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


British-Irish Council Digital Inclusion Work Sector Ministerial Meeting via Virtual Platform

Friday 05 March 2021, 10:00 - 11:00


1. Welcome, Introductions and Family Photo [{Total: 5 Minutes]

2. Ministerial Discussion Papers: [{Total: 45 Minutes]

i. Online Safety and Digital Inclusion - Keaping Our People Safe Online

ii. Be Safe, Be lncluded, Be Connected lnfographics

iii. The Evolution ol Digital Inclusion and Forward Work Plan 2021-2023

Minister Harmer will introduce all 3 papers, followed by Ministerial interventions by all Member Administrations (5 Minutes per Member Administration)

3. Approval of: [Total: 5 Minutes]

i. Minutes of the BIC Digital Inclusion Ministerial meeting hosted by the Isle of Man on 23 June 2017

ii. Minutes of the BIG Digital Inclusion Ministerial meeting held prior to the 31st BIC Summit, hosted by the Isle of Man on 09 November 2018

Minister Harmer, will introduce both papers, proposing their approval, followed by Ministerial interventions if required

4. Any Other Business [Total: 4 Minutes]

5. Communique [Total: 1 Minute]

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