APCICT News & Events

APCICT organizes the Consultation Meeting on Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) National Implementation

Published: Sep 26, 2016 3:15 PM

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development convened the Consultation Meeting on Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) National Implementation on 5 - 7 October 2016.

UN-APCICT organizes the Panel Session on Regional Capacity Building on ICT for Development at the First Session of ESCAP Committee on Information and Communication Technology, and Science, Technology and Innovation (CICTSTI)

Published: Sep 21, 2016 4:30 PM

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development organized the Session on Regional Capacity Building on ICT for Development on 6 October 2016, as part of the First Session of the ESCAP Committe on ICT, Science, Technology and Innovation.

Eleventh Session of UN-APCICT’s Governing Council takes place in Bangkok, Thailand on 5-6 October 2016

Published: Sep 21, 2016 12:00 PM

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) held its 11th Governing Council Session on 5 - 6 October 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The 11th Session brings together nine member countries who were elected at the 71st ESCAP Session: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Republic of Korea, the host country.

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 10:00 AM

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.

UN-APCICT promotes ICT for development curricula in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Published: Sep 20, 2016 11:00 AM

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT) and the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka co-organized High Level Briefing on the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth on 29 September 2016. The Briefing took place in conjunction with the national launch of Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in Sri Lanka.

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

Published: Sep 05, 2016 5:15 PM

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.

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

Published: Jul 11, 2016 4:00 PM

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).

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

Published: Jun 09, 2016 5:30 PM

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.

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

Published: May 17, 2016 4:00 PM

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.

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

Published: May 12, 2016 9:15 AM

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.