Young ICTD Leaders

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

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.

APCICT develops new resources to enhance ICT for Development Capacity of Youth in Asia and the Pacific

In October, the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) released three new issues of the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth (Primer Series) on the topics of Project Management and ICT; ICT for Disaster Risk Management; and ICT, Climate Change and Green Growth.