Academy

Academy Module 5 in Arabic on "Internet Governance"

The ICT Academy for the Arab region (AIGLE) builds upon the achievements and lessons learned from APCICT/ESCAP.  Similar to the APCICT Academy, the AIGLE project is designed to support the governments of Arab countries in strengthening national capacities for enabling an environment that promotes the transition to the knowledge economy and ensures its sustainability.

For more information, please visit ESCWA Website: https://www.unescwa.org/news/academy-ict-essentials-government-leaders

Academy Module 3 in Arabic on "e-Government Applications"

The ICT Academy for the Arab region (AIGLE) builds upon the achievements and lessons learned from APCICT/ESCAP.  Similar to the APCICT Academy, the AIGLE project is designed to support the governments of Arab countries in strengthening national capacities for enabling an environment that promotes the transition to the knowledge economy and ensures its sustainability.

For more information, please visit ESCWA Website: https://www.unescwa.org/news/academy-ict-essentials-government-leaders

Academy Module 2 in Arabic on "ICT for Development Policy, Process and Governance"

The ICT Academy for the Arab region (AIGLE) builds upon the achievements and lessons learned from APCICT/ESCAP.  Similar to the APCICT Academy, the AIGLE project is designed to support the governments of Arab countries in strengthening national capacities for enabling an environment that promotes the transition to the knowledge economy and ensures its sustainability.

For more information, please visit ESCWA Website: https://www.unescwa.org/news/academy-ict-essentials-government-leaders

Academy Module 1 in Arabic on "The Linkage between ICT Applications and Meaningful Development"

The ICT Academy for the Arab region (AIGLE) builds upon the achievements and lessons learned from APCICT/ESCAP.  Similar to the APCICT Academy, the AIGLE project is designed to support the governments of Arab countries in strengthening national capacities for enabling an environment that promotes the transition to the knowledge economy and ensures its sustainability.

For more information, please visit ESCWA Website: https://www.unescwa.org/news/academy-ict-essentials-government-leaders

Academy Module 10 in Persian on "ICT, Climate Change and Green Growth"

This module aims to provide an audience of decision makers with an understanding of the role that ICTs play in observing and monitoring the environment, sharing information about the environment, mobilizing action, facilitating and enhancing environmental decision making, promoting environmental sustainability and abating climate change. The module also explores the potential of ICT to transform the economy into an engine for sustainable “green” growth, and considers how to integrate ICT into such an economy.

Academy Module 9 in Persian on "ICT for Disaster Risk Management"

This module provides government officials and policymaker with an overview of disaster risk management (DRM), presents an approach for identifying information needs in DRM, and then matching the needs with ICT. The module also describes and provides examples of existing ICT applications for DRM and discusses benefits and barriers for utilizing ICT in DRM.

Academy Module 8 in Persian on "Options for Funding ICT for Development"

As the diffusion of ICTs increases, governments around the world are rolling out e-government plans and projects to enhance service delivery to the public through the use of ICTs. In many jurisdictions, both the financial and technical means available to government are limited. This constrains the ability of governments to deliver the benefits of e-government to everyone. However, there are significant pools of funds and expertise that the public sector can tap to deliver its obligations to deliver the highest level of public service at a reasonable cost.

Academy Module 7 in Persian on "ICT Project Management in Theory and Practice"

This module provides an introduction to basic project management concepts that are relevant in ICTD projects. It introduces methods, processes and project management disciplines commonly used by development and ICT service management practitioners. Some case studies, practice tools and templates are provided, and the unique challenges of planning and managing ICT projects are highlighted.

Academy Module 6 in Persian on "Information Security and Privacy"

 

In the Information Age, information is an asset to be protected and policymakers need to know what information security is and how to take action against information leakage and infringement. This module provides an overview of the need for information security, information security issues and trends, and the process of formulating an information security strategy.