APCICT News

APCICT and the Maldives National University organize workshops to strengthen the ICT capacity for youth and government officials

Published: Apr 03, 2012 12:00 AM

Over 60 government officials, academics and development stakeholders in the Maldives take part in trainings on using ICT for youth development, disaster risk management and climate change abatement.

On 26-29 March 2012, APCICT and the Maldives National University organized two ICT capacity development workshops. Thirty-one professors and university faculty participated in a Primer Series training of trainers workshop on how to deliver ICTD education to youth. The workshop was delivered by Primer Series author, Dr. Usha Reddi.

APCICT works towards increased ICT capacity for youth in Sri Lanka

Published: Mar 22, 2012 12:00 AM

Over 140 government officials, academics and development stakeholders in Sri Lanka participate in launch of ICT for youth capacity building programme.

 

On 20 March, APCICT and the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) of Sri Lanka launched APCICT’s Primer Series on ICT for Development (ICTD) for Youth (Primer Series). The opening ceremony was held in Colombo, with the presence and active engagement of senior-level officials from the MoHE, Ministry of IT and Telecommunication and Ministry of Public Administration,of Sri Lanka, as well as Vice Chancellors from 15 universities

United Nations collaborate with the University of the South Pacific to strengthen ICT capacity for youth in Pacific Island Countries

Published: Mar 12, 2012 12:00 AM

APCICT and the University of the South Pacific partner to stengthen youth capacity through ICTD training for regional educators.

Suva, Fiji (12 March). The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) and the University of the South Pacific (USP) today commenced a two-day workshop in Suva, Fiji, designed to help educators across the Pacific region deliver ICT for development content to youth across the Pacific region.

What’s Ahead@ APCICT in March 2012

Published: Mar 02, 2012 12:00 AM

In March APCICT will extend its ICT capacity building programmes to more beneficiaries in Asia and Pacific Island Countries.

APCICT to provide ICTD trainings for Pacific region educators and officials

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development, (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), will partner with the University of the South Pacific (USP) to roll-out the “Primer Series on ICTD for Youth” (Primer Series) over a two-day training of trainers workshop in Suva, Fiji on 12-13 March.

United Nations partners with Indonesia to strengthen ICT capacity of youth and government officials

Published: Feb 28, 2012 12:00 AM

APCICT partners with University of Indonesia to train professors on new ICTD curriucla for youth, and delivers keynote address at government training workshop organized by the Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information Technology

Depok, Indonesia (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) – Working to bridge the digital divide, over 50 professors and trainers from universities across Indonesia and 60 government officials from various ministries are taking part in ICT capacity development workshops based on United Nations programmes.

UN Hub for ICT Human Capacity Development and Azerbaijan Roll-out Government and Youth Capacity Building Programmes

Published: Feb 07, 2012 12:00 AM

Over 150 government officials and academics in Azerbaijan are taking part this week in two United Nations organized training programmes to develop national capacities to use information and communications technology for development (ICTD)

What’s Ahead@ APCICT in February 2012

Published: Feb 02, 2012 12:00 AM

APCICT to roll-out ICT capacity development programmes in Azerbaijan; launch online version of ICTD for youth programme on the APCICT Virtual Academy; and deliver ICTD for youth workshop in Indonesia

APCICT and Azerbaijan partner to launch multi-stakeholder capacity building programmes

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development, (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), will officially launch the “Primer Series on ICTD for Youth” (Primer Series) by organizing a training workshop in Baku, Azerbaijan.

APCICT Publishes Version 2.0 of Flagship ICTD Capacity Development Programme, Launches Module 9 on the APCICT Virtual Academy and Publishes CIS Case Studies

Published: Jan 28, 2012 12:00 AM

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) today rolled-out a series of information and communication technology for development capacity building resources.

What’s Ahead@APCICT in January 2012

Published: Jan 04, 2012 12:00 AM

Kicking-off the New Year, APCICT will welcome ASEAN students for a 2-month ICT for development learning experience, launch version 2.0 of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme”, and roll-out Academy Module 9 on the APCICT Virtual Academy.

Sixth Session of the Governing Council

Published: Oct 31, 2011 12:00 AM

On 29 October, APCICT organized the Sixth Session of the Governing Council of APCICT-ESCAP in Cheonan, Republic of Korea. The meeting welcomed the Governing Council’s elected representatives from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, the Republic of Korea and Thailand as well as partners from APCICT’s “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme”.