APCICT News

What’s Ahead@APCICT in December 2010

Published: Dec 01, 2010 12:00 AM

Bali, Indonesia is the site of two APCICT organized events in December: the National Workshop in Indonesia of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme”; and the Fifth Session of the Governing Council of APCICT-ESCAP.

UN and SPC to strengthen ICT capacity in the Pacific

Published: Nov 24, 2010 12:00 AM

APCICT and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) enter into a partnership arrangement to increase the capacity and use of information and communication technology for development (ICTD) in Pacific Island countries.

UN Recognizes Pacific e-Learner during Workshop to Strengthen ICTD Education in the Asia-Pacific

Published: Nov 13, 2010 12:00 AM

UN Information and Communication Technology Hub presents APCICT Virtual Academy Award to ICT e-Learner from Fiji

Incheon, Republic of Korea – The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), a regional institution of ESCAP, recognized Mr. Javed Yusuf from Fiji, for commendable performance in a comprehensive information and communication technology for development (ICTD) e-Learning programme.

What's Ahead@APCICT in November 2010

Published: Nov 02, 2010 12:00 AM

UN-APCICT/ESCAP to organize two events in the month of November: 1) Second Academy Partners Meeting that will bring together stakeholders of APCICT's flagship ICTD training programme; and 2) Consultative Workshop to Strengthen ICTD Education in the Asia-Pacific region.

What’s Ahead@APCICT in October 2010

Published: Oct 02, 2010 12:00 AM

APCICT to discuss upcoming training modules at the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

APCICT Publishes Russian Version ICTD Briefing Note Series

Published: Oct 01, 2010 12:00 AM

Russian version of ICT for development (ICTD) publication looks to raise awareness on ICT for development by targeting high-level government officials and policymakers from across the Commonwealth of Independent States and Russian-speaking Countries.

What’s Ahead@APCICT in September, 2010

Published: Sep 02, 2010 12:00 AM

APCICT to Promote the Importance of ICT Human Capacity in Uzbekistan during Nation ICT Summit, Present on ICT for Development Partnership Initiatives at Korea Africa Ministerial Conference, and Publish a Series of New Russian-language Knowledge Products.

APCICT Concludes Summer Student ICTD Work-Exposure Session

Published: Aug 24, 2010 12:00 AM

United Nations interns from the United States and the Republic of Korea, along with students from eight ASEAN countries, today concluded a two-to-three month work exposure programme at the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

UN-APCICT/ESCAP Welcomes Incheon City Mayor

Published: Aug 14, 2010 12:00 AM

Newly elected Mayor Young-gil Song, of Incheon Metropolitan City, paid a surprise visit today to the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), in Incheon, Republic of Korea..

APCICT Director, Dr. Hyeun-Suk Rhee, welcomed Mayor Song with a tour of the Centre’s training facilities and an introduction to the APCICT staff.  Mayor Song also spent time talking to the eleven participants of APCICT’s ICTD for Youth (ICTD4Y) programme who come from eight ASEAN countries, the Republic of Korea, and the United States. 

UN ICT Hub Publishes ICTD Case Study Series

Published: Jun 23, 2010 12:00 AM

APCICT launches ICT Capacity Building and Disaster Reduction Publications Online.

Incheon, Republic of Korea – Understanding the value of first-hand experience, development practitioners and disaster management experts from across the Asia-Pacific contribute lessons learned to new Case Study Series on information and communication technology for development (ICTD).