APCICT News & Events

UN-APCICT organizes Expert Group Meeting on Social Media and Disaster Risk Management

Apr 09, 2015 5:45 PM

In an effort to foster multi-stakeholder dialogue and exchange of experiences on how to effectively utilize social media in the different phases of disaster risk management, APCICT organized the “Expert Group Meeting on Social Media for Disaster Risk Management” on 7-8 April 2015 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

The workshop was attended 22 government officials, communication and media experts, ICTD and social media experts and DRR practitioners in Asia and the Pacific.

UN-APCICT strengthens ICTD human capacity building in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Mar 20, 2015 6:00 PM

On 24 March 2015, the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic and UN-APCICT/ESCAP launched the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders (Academy) in Vientiane. The launch event was co-organized with the country’s Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.

UN-APCICT organizes an Online Expert Group Meeting on Social Media for Development

Feb 12, 2015 11:00 AM

On 16 February, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will organize an Online Expert Group Meeting on Social Media for Development.

UN-APCICT expands ICTD capacity development for youth in Azerbaijan with Training of Trainers on ICTD project management

Feb 12, 2015 11:00 AM

On 20-22 February, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) is organizing a Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop on information and communication technology for development (ICTD) project management in partnership with Qafqaz University, in Baku, Azerbaijan.

UN-APCICT supports Pakistan’s efforts to strengthen e-government

Dec 08, 2014 2:30 PM

 

On December 8-9, UN-APCICT will conduct an e-government workshop in Islamabad, Pakistan for 56 government officers and 40 mid-level provincial government officials to support the “Pakistan Vision 2025” development blueprint launched in August 2014, which aims to strengthen e-education, e-commerce, e-health and e-government in the country.

08-12-2014

UN-APCICT promotes capacity building in the use of ICT for inclusive and sustainable development

Nov 14, 2014 5:15 PM

On 25-28 November, UN-APCICT will hold the Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

14-11-2014

On 25-28 November, 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 Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

UN-APCICT presents on the role of social media in citizen engagement for urban development and growth

Nov 04, 2014 4:45 PM

On November 5, UN-APCICT will make a presentation on the role that social media has in engaging citizens for urban development and growth at the 3rd WeGo General Assembly.

04-11-2014

On November 5, UN-APCICT will make a presentation on the role that social media has in engaging citizens for urban development and growth at the 3rd WeGo General Assembly, which is being held from 3-6 Nov. in Chengdu.

UN-APCICT participates in the Incheon International City Forum

Nov 04, 2014 3:45 PM

On 30 October, UN-APCICT participated in the Incheon International City Forum held at Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

04-11-2014

To support enhanced cooperation between Incheon Metropolitan City and international organizations, on Thursday, 30 October 2014, UN-APCICT participated in the Incheon International City Forum held at Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

UN strengthens ICT for inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development in Asia-Pacific

Oct 16, 2014 2:30 PM

This week the United Nations pledged to broaden the reach of its ICT capacity building programmes and services through the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT).

2014-10-16

UN-APCICT participates in the Fourth Session of ESCAP Committee on Information and Communication Technologies

Oct 15, 2014 4:00 PM

UN-APCICT participates in the Fourth Session of the Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT), held on 14-16 October at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

16-10-2014

UN-APCICT, its Governing Council members, and select partners from government, academia and civil society are participating in the Fourth Session of the Committee on Information and Communications Technology (CICT), which is being held from 14 to 16 October in Bangkok, Thailand.