APCICT News & Events

9th Session of UN-APCICT’s Governing Council convenes in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October 2014

Oct 13, 2014 12:00 AM

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will organize the 9th Session of its Governing Council in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October.


The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will organize the 9th Session of its Governing Council in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October. 

UN-APCICT participates in conference on the use of innovative internet for research and education in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 1-2 October 2014

Oct 01, 2014 12:00 AM

UN-APCICT participates in the First CAREN Regional Networking Conference on “Innovative Internet for Researchers and Higher Education” at Turan University in Almaty, Kazakhstan to raise awareness on the role of capacity development and promote ICTD education in higher education.


UN-APCICT supports e-government capacity building for civil servants from 9 countries

Sep 29, 2014 12:00 AM

UN-APCICT conducts a workshop on e-Government for 15 government officials from 9 countries from around the world to enhance their understanding on the different ways in which ICT can be applied for improving the delivery of public services and governance.


UN-APCICT publishes guidebook on social media tools in government

Sep 25, 2014 12:00 AM

Last week UN-APCICT launched its publication “Getting Started with Social Media Tools in Government” a practical guide that presents “how-to” steps for setting and managing social media tools and technologies in government.


UN-APCICT supports ICTD human capacity building in Myanmar

Jul 31, 2014 12:00 AM

On 14-24 July UN-APCICT conducted a two-week customized capacity building workshop on ICT for development (ICTD) for 33 senior government officials in Pyin Oo Lwin, Upper Myanmar with the collaboration of Union Civil Service Board of Myanmar.


To build an information society in which information and communication technologies (ICTs) are at the service of sustainable socio-economic development, Myanmar has been working to strengthen its human capacity in integrating these technologies in  national development strategies and programmes.

Royal Institute of Management of Bhutan strengthens human capacity in the use of social media for development

Jul 20, 2014 12:00 AM

On 26-27 June, UN-APCICT’s national partner, the Royal Institute of Management of Bhutan, organized a workshop for 29 mid-level civil servants and private sector employees in Thimpu, Bhutan to support the country’s efforts to build its human capacity on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) for development.


UN-APCICT enhances disaster risk reduction human capacity building efforts in the Philippines

Jul 16, 2014 12:00 AM

On 11-12 July, UN-APCICT held a two-day workshop in Malaybalay City, Philippines, on the use of ICT for disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate change and green growth.


UN-APCICT supports Nepal’s efforts to enhance ICTD human capacity

Jul 15, 2014 12:00 AM

To support the Nepalese Government’s human capacity building efforts on the use of ICTs for development, on 7 July, UN-APCICT launched the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders in Kathmandu Nepal.


UN-APCICT partners with organizations in China to improve disaster risk management human capacity

Jun 21, 2014 12:00 AM

On 16 June, UN-APCICT officially launched the Chinese version of its module on ICT for disaster risk management at the Metropolis Public Security and Emergency Management International Conference, organized IAEM and the Shanghai Administration Institute in Shanghai, China.


UN-APCICT promotes engaged learning in universities across Asia-Pacific

Jun 10, 2014 12:00 AM

Over 100 participants from more than 20 countries came together in Selangor, Malaysia for the three-day event held from 3 to 5 June as part of a series of UN-APCICT activities promoting students’ engagement in community development.


Whether it is an IT student volunteering in a rural Timor-Leste community learning center, or a health student on work experience at a Cambodian women's center, engaged learning methods can better prepare young people to be the future leaders of the Asia–Pacific region.