Korea

u-Korea Master Plan: To Achieve the World First Ubiquitous Society

This plan begins with a review of the Republic of Korea's progress and achievements in informatization since the 1990s. The plan aims for a friendly government that meets citizens' needs; intelligent land that bring intelligence to the national infrastructure facilities; regenerative economy that strengthen competitiveness of existing industries; secure and safe social environment; and tailored u-Life services that provide customized services for individuals. To meet these objectives, implementation strategies and actions are provided.

Conjoint analysis for mobile devices for ubiquitous learning in higher education: The Korean case

Despite the increasing importance of mobile devices in education, the essential features of these devices for ubiquitous learning have not been empirically addressed. This study empirically investigated the necessary conditions for using mobile devices as an educational tool for ubiquitous learning in higher education by a conjoint method. The results show that respondents want to use Window-based large-screen devices for their educational purposes; thus, current tablet PCs might not be suitable in terms of screen size and type of platform.

e-Korea Vision 2006: The Third Master Plan for Informatization Promotion (2002-2006)

The vision aims to guide the Republic of Korea towards an information society, focused on promoting national informatization; advancing the information infrastructure; and strengthening international cooperation. Strategies include: building ICT capacity; advancing e-commerce; investing in the public sector; transforming the legal system; ensuring safety and reliability; and promoting the IT industry.

Korean Experience of Overcoming Economic Crisis through ICT Development

The Republic of Korea experienced serious economic crisis a decade ago and ICT development contributed greatly to overcoming Korean economic crisis. Korea’s experience shows how information and communications technology (ICT) can be used for overcoming the global economic crisis. This paper is organized as follows: 1) the 1997 economic crisis and the role of ICT, 2) the result of ICT development right after the economic crisis, 3) major tools to develop the ICT sector, 4) background of successful government ICT initiatives, and 5) implications from the Korean experience.

Good Practices in Information and Communication Technology Policies in Asia and the Pacific: Promotion of Enabling Policies and Regulatory Frameworks for Information and Communication Technology Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

This study is intended to be a resource for ICT policy planners and decision makers, and offers policy-oriented perspectives on ICT policy formulation and implementation in the Asia-Pacific region In preparing for the study, fact-finding missions were fielded to India, Malaysia and the Republic of Korea, followed by a regional seminar on enabling policies and regulatory frameworks for ICT development in the Asian and Pacific region held at Bangkok in December 2003 and an ESCAP/ITU regional training workshop on enabling policies and regulatory frameworks for ICT development in the Asian and

Analysing South Korea's ICT for Development Aid Programe

Since the year 2000, there has been a significant growth in the ICT4D component of South Korea's aid programme. Given Korea's ICT capabilities and demands for ICT4D support from developing nations, this may make good sense. This paper, though, analyses a little deeper, starting to ask some initial questions about underlying perspectives and actual performance. It provides an overview of ICT4D expenditure levels, programmes, and key actors.

Human Resources Development for Knowledge Economy - Republic of Korea

This is an ADBI-produced CD-ROM that examines the changes in human resources development policy in the Republic of Korea. This presentation was originally presented by Moon Hee Kim from the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Republic of Korea, at the Workforce Development for Knowledge Economy Workshop on 7-13 September 2005 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The objective of the workshop was to review major technological innovations, their impact on the international labour force and the skills mix required by knowledge workers.

UN-APCICT participates in the Incheon International City Forum

On 30 October, UN-APCICT participated in the Incheon International City Forum held at Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

04-11-2014

To support enhanced cooperation between Incheon Metropolitan City and international organizations, on Thursday, 30 October 2014, UN-APCICT participated in the Incheon International City Forum held at Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea.