Pacific Island Countries

ICT for Improved Public Service Delivery in Papua New Guinea

This study was conducted amongst 189 respondents in Papua New Guinea (PNG) using structured questionnaires distributed to different groups of respondents using stratified random sampling. The results indicate that e-governance has the potential to improve service delivery and customer satisfaction. It is also confirmed through the findings in this research that the expectations of citizens from public services are quite high, but experience has often been negative i.e.

ICTD Case Study 1: ICT Human Capacity Building for Development

The first issue of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development’s (APCICT) ICTD Case Study Series, ICT Human Capacity Building for Development discusses the experiences of ICTD practitioners who have partnered with APCICT to roll-out the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy). The Academy, APCICT’s flagship programme, is designed to equip government officials and policymakers with the necessary skills and knowledge to leverage ICT solutions for socio-economic development.

Workshop on ICT for Disaster Risk Management hosted for government officials in Tonga

A workshop on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Disaster Risk Management was hosted by the Ministry of Public Enterprises, Tonga as a pre-event to the Pacific Chapter of the Internet Society (PICISOC) regional workshop at the Fa‘onelua Convention Center Conference from 10th -13th September 2013.

United Nations collaborate with the University of the South Pacific to strengthen ICT capacity for youth in Pacific Island Countries

APCICT and the University of the South Pacific partner to stengthen youth capacity through ICTD training for regional educators.

Suva, Fiji (12 March). The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) and the University of the South Pacific (USP) today commenced a two-day workshop in Suva, Fiji, designed to help educators across the Pacific region deliver ICT for development content to youth across the Pacific region.

UN Recognizes Pacific e-Learner during Workshop to Strengthen ICTD Education in the Asia-Pacific

UN Information and Communication Technology Hub presents APCICT Virtual Academy Award to ICT e-Learner from Fiji

Incheon, Republic of Korea – The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), a regional institution of ESCAP, recognized Mr. Javed Yusuf from Fiji, for commendable performance in a comprehensive information and communication technology for development (ICTD) e-Learning programme.

UN ICT Hub Continues Support of e-Government in the Pacific through Latest Round of Training

Participants of an e-government workshop are attending a two-day training session today on information and communication technology (ICT) for development at a regional United Nations capacity building institute in the Republic of Korea.

12 July 2010

Press Release No. G/34/2010

 

Bangkok (UN ESCAP Information Services) -- Participants of an e-government workshop are attending a two-day training session today on information and communication technology (ICT) for development at a regional United Nations capacity building institute in the Republic of Korea.

ICTD Case Study 1: ICT Human Capacity Building for Development

The first issue of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development’s (APCICT) ICTD Case Study Series, ICT Human Capacity Building for Development discusses the experiences of ICTD practitioners who have partnered with APCICT to roll-out the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy). The Academy, APCICT’s flagship programme, is designed to equip government officials and policymakers with the necessary skills and knowledge to leverage ICT solutions for socio-economic development.