UN-APCICT presents importance of ICT human capacity building at the Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting 2015

Jun 17th 2015 - Jun 19th 2015
Nuku’alofa, Tonga

APCICT participated in the Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting 2015 & Pacific ICT Officials' Meeting, 17-19 June 2015 in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

The Centre highlighted the importance of human and institutional capacity building to enable island States to leverage ICT for sustainable development. A presentation by the Centre featured its flagship programmes targeted at government officials and students/youth, and how the programmes are being adopted and institutionalized in Asia and the Pacific and beyond. Specific attention was devoted to the Centre’s work and impact in the Pacific region. The presentation also introduced plans to develop an e-government capacity building programme tailored to the needs of the Pacific.