APCICT News

Call for Case Studies on ICT4D

Published: Jun 27, 2008 12:00 AM

UN-APCICT is compiling a series of case studies on different aspects of information and communications technology for development (ICT4D) from across the Asia-Pacific region. Two issues of the UN-APCICT Case Study Series on ICT4D will be published (in print and online) each year. Each issue will focus on one or more ICT4D theme(s). For the inaugural issue, the themes include: Technological Convergence and the New Media; e-Governance; and Gender. The deadline for submission of case studies is 31 August 2008.

UN Launches e-Collaborative Hub for ICT for Development and Capacity Building

Published: Jun 16, 2008 12:00 AM

e-Co Hub has been designed and developed by APCICT as a place for online convergence of like-minded individuals and organizations working to strengthen capacities in the use of ICT4D. It seeks to provide knowledge resources on different aspects of ICT4D and make available an interactive space for sharing knowledge and experiences on ICT4D capacity building.

Republic of Korea, UNESCAP Sign Agreement to Establish New ICT Training Centre

Published: Jun 14, 2008 12:00 AM

The Republic of Korea and UNESCAP signed an Agreement today in Bangkok to establish a new ICT training centre - UN-APCICT - to be located in the Republic of Korea.
 

Press Release No: G/02/2006

BANGKOK (United Nations Information Services), 31 January 2006 – The Republic of Korea and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) signed an Agreement today in Bangkok to establish a new ICT training centre to be located in the Republic of Korea.

Asia's First Training Centre for Information Communication Technology for Development Opens in the Republic Of Korea

Published: May 29, 2008 12:00 AM

UN-APCICT celebrates its official opening, presided over by UNESCAP, at Songdo Techno Park in Incheon, Republic of Korea on 16 June 2006. The first meeting of the Technical Committee and the inaugural session of the Governing Council of UN-APCICT, was held on 14 June 2006 and 15-16 June 2006 respectively in conjunction with the inauguration of UN-APCICT. An MOU with Microsoft was also signed during the opening ceremony.

Press Release No: G/29/2006

UNESCAP Signs MOU with Microsoft: Support for landmark ICT training centre in Incheon, Republic of Korea

Published: May 29, 2008 12:00 AM

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Microsoft pledging support for the UN’s first information communication technology (ICT) training centre for government officials in the Asian and Pacific region, inaugurated today in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

Note to Editor: N/25/2006

ASEAN’s Future ICT Leaders Awarded Scholarship to Explore the Role of ICT in Socio-Economic Development

Published: Mar 31, 2008 12:00 AM

Twenty promising undergraduate students from seven ASEAN member countries will begin their scholarships to study information and communications technology (ICT) for socio-economic development at Daejeon University (DJU) in the Republic of Korea, on Tuesday, 1 April, 2008. The exchange programme is a collaboration between the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and DJU, with technical support from UN-APCICT.

Press Release No. G/16/2008

UN-APCICT and KISA to Collaborate on Joint Training on Information Security for the Asia-Pacific Region

Published: Feb 12, 2008 12:00 AM

UN-APCICT announced on 12 February 2008 that it has signed a Letter of Understanding with the Korea Information Security Agency (KISA) to cooperate and coordinate joint training activities in the area of information security for the Asia-Pacific region.

UN-APCICT announced on 12 February 2008 that it has signed a Letter of Understanding with the Korea Information Security Agency (KISA) to cooperate and coordinate joint training activities in the area of information security for the Asia-Pacific region.

UN-APCICT Launches Digital Partnership Network

Published: Oct 08, 2007 12:00 AM

The UN-APCICT Digital Partnership Network (DPN) aims to develop a dedicated network of training institutions, academics, and researchers within the field of ICT for Human Capacity Building. This network was launched on 8 October 2007 at the Second Regional e-Government Training Workshop in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

Press Release G/43/2007