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.
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.
The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) and the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan jointly organized a Round Table on ‘Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme’ on 25 May 2016 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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.
The “Consultative Meeting on Women and ICT Frontier Initiative” (WIFI) convened on 14-15 April, Incheon, Republic of Korea.
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.
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 releases two publications on enterprise architecture and big data to strengthen human and institutional ICT capacity in Asia-Pacific
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 organizes a consultation workshop on ‘Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)’ in Pakistan
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
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.