UN-APCICT publishes guidebook on social media tools in government

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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.

UN leverages power of social media for development in Asia-Pacific

Published: Jun 08, 2014 12:00 AM

Recognizing the need to leverage social media for socio-economic development, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) held a regional workshop on Social Media for Development on 30 June - 2 July, in Incheon, Republic of Korea.


Indian e-Government Project led by Dr. Rajendra Kumar, chairman of UN-APCICT’s 8th Governing Council wins United Nations Public Service Awards

Published: Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM

The project Mobile Seva led by Dr. Rajendra Kumar, Joint Secretary of the Department of Electronics and IT of the Government of India and chairman of UN-APCICT’s 8th Governing Council, has been awarded the United Nations Public Service Award.


UN-APCICT organizes e-Government workshop for Nigerian government officials

Published: May 30, 2014 12:00 AM

On 27 May 2014, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Center for ICT for Development (UN-APCICT) conducted a one-day workshop on e-Government for government officials and experts from Nigeria.

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