APCICT News & Events

National “Women and ICT Frontier Initiative” (WIFI) in the Philippines

Apr 24, 2016 10:30 PM

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. 

Consultative Meeting on Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)

Apr 04, 2016 4:15 PM

The “Consultative Meeting on Women and ICT Frontier Initiative” (WIFI) convened on 14-15 April, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

Launch of APCICT Virtual Academy Training on “Social Media for Development” in Vietnamese

Apr 01, 2016 12:00 PM

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) has launched the APCICT Virtual Academy on “Social Media for Development” in Vietnamese. The Centre partnered with the Information and Communications Public Management School of Vietnam (ICS) to localize the distance learning version of Academy Module 11 into Vietnamese.

UN-APCICT releases two publications on enterprise architecture and big data to strengthen human and institutional ICT capacity in Asia-Pacific

Dec 18, 2015 5:45 PM

UN-APCICT launches two new publications – Knowledge Sharing Series #4: Enterprise Architecture and Brief on ICT Trend #1: Big Data. They are the latest additions to APCICT’s research and knowledge sharing series.

UN-APCICT publishes two new issues of Primer Series on ICTD for Youth

Dec 18, 2015 5:45 PM

Recognizing the importance of cultivating youth and students with necessary knowledge and skills on ICT for development (ICTD), the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) released two new issues of the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth (Primer Series).

UN-APCICT organizes a consultation workshop on ‘Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)’ in Pakistan

Dec 08, 2015 2:45 PM

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

Nov 29, 2015 11:00 PM

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

Nov 29, 2015 11:00 PM

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

Building resilient societies: UN-APCICT conducts a workshop on social media for disaster risk management in the Philippines

Oct 01, 2015 11:30 AM

UN-APCICT and the Information and Communication Technology Office of the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines are organizing a workshop on Social Media for Disaster Risk Management from 1 to 2 October in Manila, Philippines.

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

Oct 01, 2015 11:30 AM

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.