APCICT kicks off 2013 with a wide range of ICTD initiatives, welcoming the 2013 cohort of ASEAN students as part of the Turning Today’s Youth into Tomorrow’s Leaders Programme, launching an ICT capacity development Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit through the Centre’s online distance learning platform, and organizing an Expert Group Meeting on new ICTD training materials.
On 21 November, APCICT organized the Seventh Session of the Governing Council of APCICT-ESCAP in Bangkok, Thailand. The 7th Session welcomed the Governing Council’s 9 elected representatives from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, the Republic of Korea and Thailand, as well as partners from APCICT’s capacity development programmes.
The Royal Institute of Management delivers Academy training for government officials and private sector IT managers
On 16 November, the Royal Institute of Management (RIM) organized a capacity building workshop in Thimphu, Bhutan utilizing two modules from APCICT's flagship programme the "Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders" (Academy). Sixteen participants from government and the private sector received training from national resource persons on Academy modules 5 – Internet Governance, and 6 – Information Security and Privacy.
APCICT hosts Algerian government officials and international graduate students for collaborative e-government training
UN-APCICT/ESCAP welcomes government officials, engineers and graduate students to receive training on the Centre’s flagship capacity development programme, the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders”
United Nations hub on ICT for development gathers stakeholders to enhance human capacity in the region and beyond
APCICT gathers government officials, academia and development stakeholders for meetings on Academy and Primer Series information and communications technology for development (ICTD) programmes.
Incheon, Republic of Korea – Over 50 government officials, representatives from academia and development stakeholders from 25 Asia-Pacific countries are meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea this week to review the progress and impact of United Nations’ information and communications technology for development (ICTD) programmes.
This month, APCICT will gather the partners of its flagship capacity development programmes, hold the 7th Session of its Governing Council and organize a panel discussion during the Committee on ICT in Bangkok, Thailand.
Forum on ICTD for youth goes live on APCICT’s knowledge sharing Communities of Practice platform
Regional experts from government, academia, civil society and the private sector, and the United Nations hub for information and communication technology for development (ICTD) gather to enhance monitoring and evaluation tools for ICTD capacity building programmes.
APCICT online knowledge sharing platform goes live to provide learners and experts with a collaborative space to share lessons and best practices on ICT for development
This month, APCICT will launch a “Communities of Practice” to enhance knowledge sharing, organize a meeting in support of programme Monitoring and Evaluation, and welcome officials from Algeria for an e-government training workshop organized by Korean development institutes