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.
The programme will be divided into customized sessions for different government leaders and civil servants, including:
Briefing on Social Media for Development and Governance for members of the Parliament and Ministers (30 participants);
- Briefing on Social Media for Development and Governance for members of the Parliament and Ministers (30 participants);
- Executive Seminar on Social Media for Development and Governance for Heads of Organizations (100 participants);
- Workshop on Social Media for Development for Government Chief Information Officers (120 participants); and
- Training of Trainers (TOT) on Academy Module 4 - ICT Trends for Government Leaders and Academy Module 11 - Social Media for Development (60 participants).