Concluded Events

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.

UN-APCICT convenes the 10th Session of its Governing Council in Incheon, Republic of Korea on 3 December 2015

Published: Nov 29, 2015
Event Date: Dec 03, 2015

UN-APCICT convenes the 10th Session of its Governing Council in Incheon, Republic of Korea on 3 December 2015.

UN-APCICT promotes capacity building in the use of ICT for inclusive, resilient and sustainable development

Published: Nov 29, 2015
Event Date: Dec 01, 2015 - Dec 04, 2015

On 1-4 December, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will hold the Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

UN-APCICT fosters capacity building on social media for development and governance of Sri Lankan Government Officials

Published: Oct 01, 2015
Event Date: Oct 05, 2015 - Oct 09, 2015

UN-APCICT and the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) are co-organizing the Capacity Building Programme on Social Media for Development and Governance from 5 to 9 October in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Aiming to increase awareness and build capacities of 180 members of parliament, government leaders, policymakers, GCIOs, and officers from various agencies and ministries of the Government, the programme will train participants on how to leverage social media and other emerging ICT trends for national development.