APCICT News

Expert Group Meeting on ICT for Disaster Risk Management

Published: Jul 19, 2019 2:15 PM

The Expert Group Meeting on ICT for Disaster Risk Management took place on 26-27 August 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of ESCAP’s Disaster Resilience Week. 

National Training on Social Media for Development

Published: Jul 18, 2019 9:30 AM

The steady growth of social media as communication platform and  multi-dimensional tool, irrespective of the existing infrastructures, has created both an opportunity for policymakers to leverage these tools for development, and a need to create frameworks and guidelines to best maximize their use.

National Training on ICT for Development Policy, Process and Governance in Lao People's Democratic Republic

Published: Jun 07, 2019 2:15 PM

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and APCICT/ESCAP co-organized the National Training on ICT for Development Policy, Process and Governance on 2 – 3 July 2019 in Vientiane.

National Training on Women ICT Frontier Initiative in Lao People's Democratic Republic

Published: Jun 07, 2019 2:00 PM

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and APCICT/ESCAP co-organized the National Training on Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI): An Enabling Environment for Women Entrepreneurs on 4 - 5 July 2019 in Vientiane.

This workshop informed policymakers and supported their policymaking skills with gender-related knowledge to create an enabling environment for ICT-empowered women entrepreneurs.

Philippines National Workshop: ICT and Project Management

Published: May 20, 2019 6:00 PM

The Department of Information Communication Technology and APCICT/ESCAP are co-organizing the Philippines Training of Trainers on Primer Series 2: Project Management and ICTD on 26–27 June 2019 in Manila.

Cambodia National Workshop: An Overview of ICTs and Sustainable Development

Published: Apr 05, 2019 6:00 PM

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the National One Village One Product Committee under the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, APCICT co-organised the National Workshop; An Overview of ICTs and Sustainable Development. This workshop was held on 2 May 2019 at the Office of the Council of Ministers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Cambodia National Training of Trainers on Data-Driven Governance

Published: Apr 05, 2019 2:00 PM

In collaboration with the National Institute of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Communication Technology, APCICT co-organised the National Training of Trainers on Data-Driven Governance on 30 April - 3 May 2019 at the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications in Cambodia.

Webinar on Government Innovation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Frontier Technologies for Resilience

Published: Mar 22, 2019 12:45 PM

Objective

This webinar explores how governments can leverage frontier technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and resilience, profiling success cases and addressing the barriers to scaling these innovations across developing country contexts.

Cambodia National Consultation and Training for Policymakers on Catalyzing Women Entrepreneurship

Published: Mar 19, 2019 2:15 PM

ESCAP organised a National Consultation on Enabling Environment for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Cambodia on 29 April 2019 followed by a National Training for Policymakers on ICT and Women Entrepreneurship on 30 April 2019.

APCICT launched a new online course on 'Realizing Data-Driven Governance'

Published: Mar 18, 2019 12:00 AM

APCICT has launched a new online course on Realizing Data-Driven Governance” available at the Centre’s distance learning platform, APCICT Virtual Academy (http://e-learning.unapcict.org/). The course is designed for government officials in developing countries to help them understand data-driven governance - the intensive and extensive use of data in how societies organize to define and achieve their common future - and assist them in using data-driven governance in their jurisdictions.