Concluded Events

National Launch of the Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Published: Sep 05, 2016
Event Date: Sep 26, 2016

The Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI), a flagship programme of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development, was launched on 26 September 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

WIFI is an ICT capacity development programme for promoting women entrepreneurship. In Sri Lanka, the programme is known as WIFI Suhuruliya or WIFI SMART Woman. It aims to promote the economic empowerment of women in Sri Lanka through the use of ICT in entrepreneurial activities.

UN-APCICT organizes the Session on ICT Human Capacity Development for Resilience at the Technical Meeting on Resilient ICT Connectivity for the Knowledge Economy, SDGs and the WSIS Goals

Published: Sep 21, 2016
Event Date: Sep 21, 2016

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development organized the Session on ICT Human Capacity Development for Resilience during the Technical Meeting on Resilient ICT Connectivity for the Knowledge Economy, SDGs and the WSIS Goals on 21 September 2016.

APCICT conducted ICTD capacity building workshop for senior government officials of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Published: Jul 11, 2016
Event Date: Jul 20, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT) organized a 12-day national capacity building training workshop on ICT for development on 20-31 July 2016 at the Central Institute of Civil Service (Upper Myanmar).

Regional Forum on ICT Human Capacity Development and Launch of Women and ICT Frontier Initiative

Published: May 17, 2016
Event Date: Jun 09, 2016 - Jun 10, 2016

UN-APCICT/ESCAP organized the Regional Forum on ICT Human Capacity Development on 9-10 June 2016 in Incheon.

To be held on the occasion of APCICT’s 10th Anniversary, the meeting provided the multi-stakeholder platform to engage participants from over 50 countries in a dialogue on ICT capacity development towards a sustainable future. It will facilitate an exchange of ideas and perspectives on effective ICTD capacity building, identify lessons learned, and chart the way forward.

UN-APCICT launches Women and ICT Frontier Initiative to promote women’s entrepreneurship

Published: Jun 09, 2016
Event Date: Jun 09, 2016

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT), a regional institute of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), launched the ‘Women and ICT Frontier Initiative’ (WIFI) on June 9 at the Regional Forum on ICT Human Capacity Development in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

Briefing on APCICT’s Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders

Published: May 07, 2016
Event Date: May 25, 2016

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) and the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan jointly organized a Round Table on ‘Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme’ on 25 May 2016 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

National “Women and ICT Frontier Initiative” (WIFI) in the Philippines

Published: Apr 24, 2016
Event Date: May 04, 2016 - May 06, 2016

Building ICT capacity of women entrepreneurs

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT) organized a pilot workshop on WIFI at Clark City, Philippines on 4-6 May 2016.  This is part of the new flagship programme for women entrepreneurs in Asia and the Pacific, called “Women and ICT Frontier Initiative”(WIFI) that will be launched in June. 

National Workshop on Module 3 "e-Government Applications" in Indonesia

Published: May 12, 2016
Event Date: Apr 26, 2016 - Apr 29, 2016

The Academy programme was launched in Jakarta, Indonesia in March, 2009. Since then, national workshops have been consistently held in various regions in the country every year.

On 26-29 April 2016, the National Workshop for Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders was held in Makassar, the capital of South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. 

The workshop was jointly organized by national Academy partners, the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) and the Universitas Indonesia, in support of UN-APCICT.

Consultative Meeting on Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)

Published: Apr 04, 2016
Event Date: Apr 14, 2016 - Apr 15, 2016

The “Consultative Meeting on Women and ICT Frontier Initiative” (WIFI) convened on 14-15 April, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

UN-APCICT organizes a consultation workshop on ‘Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)’ in Pakistan

Published: Dec 08, 2015
Event Date: Dec 14, 2015 - Dec 16, 2015

UN-APCICT will conduct a consultation workshop on the ‘Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)’ in Islamabad, Pakistan on 14-16 December.

WIFI is APCICT’s latest flagship programme that aims to strengthen the ICT skills of women entrepreneurs in Asia and the Pacific. During the workshop, the Centre will collect feedback on the draft WIFI training modules from women entrepreneurs and trainers in the country to enhance relevance and quality of the contents. It will further identify roll-out strategies to implement the programme in Pakistan.