Punto México Conectado Program

Details of the organization
Ministry of Communications and Transportation
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Punto México Conectado Program
The Mexican government through the “Puntos México Conectado” Program aims to bridge the digital divide and enhance broadband internet access for all Mexicans, in order to maximize the endless possibilities it has to offer. With one center operating in each state of Mexico, 32 in total, which are located in marginalized areas with high poverty rates, the “Puntos México Conectado” Program provides digital literacy, programing, coding, innovation and entrepreneurship courses free of charge to enable a greater digital inclusion and generate better-informed and more community-involved citizens. Likewise, this Program promotes the creation of more efficient and productive micro, small and medium enterprises throughout the country.
National implementation: Mexico
Ongoing from 26/03/2015 to 31/12/2019
The Federal Government of Mexico Microsoft Cisco Google Lego US Mexico Foundation CREA A.C. DELL Ilab Robotix

WSIS information
* Capacity building
  • Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
  • Programme