APCICT News

Asia-Pacific countries meet to review and strengthen role of information and communications

Published: Oct 25, 2011 12:00 AM

Over 300 government representatives and development stakeholders from 35 Asia-Pacific countries are meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea this week to review achievements in the use of information and communications technology (ICT) to promote sustainable and inclusive development in the region.

What’s Ahead@APCICT in October 2011

Published: Sep 30, 2011 12:00 AM

APCICT to gather regional officials and development stakeholders in the Republic of Korea for the Second Asia-Pacific Regional Forum on ICT Human Capacity Development: Where are we, Where are we going, and What will it take to fill the gap?

Hub for ICT Human Capacity Development and Central Asian partners deliver series of ICT capacity development workshops in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Published: Sep 07, 2011 12:00 AM

Over 50 government officials, professors and educators from countries in Central Asia team-up with the United Nations to enhance the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in support of development initiatives in the sub-region.

07 September – Over 50 government officials, professors and educators from countries in Central Asia team-up with the United Nations to enhance the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in support of development initiatives in the sub-region.

What’s Ahead@APCICT in September 2011

Published: Sep 02, 2011 12:00 AM

APCICT and partners in Central Asia to enhance ICTD through a series of events in September: Sub-regional workshop on ICT for disaster management and climate change abatement in Kyrgyzstan; and launch of localized Academy of ICT Essential for Government Leaders programme in Tajikistan.

APCICT continues to support South-South cooperation to enhance ICT capacity in Timor-Leste

Published: Aug 18, 2011 12:00 AM

APCICT partners, the Directorate National of Information and Communication Technology of Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Infrastructure (DNICT) and the University of Indonesia (UoI), organized the 3rd National Academy Workshop in Dili, Timor-Leste with the support of APCICT on 8 – 12 August.

What’s Ahead@APCICT in August 2011

Published: Aug 01, 2011 12:00 AM

This month UN-APCICT/ESCAP will support Timor-Leste’s Directorate National of Information and Communication Technology to deliver an “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” workshop, and participate in the International Youth Forum in the Republic of Korea to raise awareness on ICT for development.

UN and Bhutan launch ICT capacity development programme to improve connectivity and bridge digital divide in Himalayan kingdom

Published: Jul 04, 2011 12:00 AM

More than 40 senior government officials and policymakers representing 10 ministries and 5 autonomous government agencies are meeting in Thimphu this week to roll-out a UN information and communication technology (ICT) capacity building programme that aims to support socio-economic development in Bhutan.

What’s Ahead@APCICT in July 2011

Published: Jun 30, 2011 12:00 AM

On 4-8 July, UN-APCICT/ESCAP will partner with the Royal Government of Bhutan’s Ministry of Information and Communication and the Royal Institute of Management to launch the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy) programme in the country.

APCICT 5th Anniversary

Published: Jun 17, 2011 12:00 AM

On 16 June, APCICT celebrates its 5 year anniversary as a regional institute of UNESCAP. APCICT was established in 2006, to help build the capacity of countries within the Asia-Pacific region through training programmes, research and advisory services in the use of ICT for socio-economic development.

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APCICT marks 5th Anniversary with publication of ICTD glossary and training institution directory

Published: Jun 16, 2011 12:00 AM

In celebration of its 5th year anniversary, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), has posted two, new online resources on the Centre’s website.

Designed to help enhance understanding of everyday ICT terminology and to serve as a reference for those looking to identify institutions providing ICT for development (ICTD) training in the Asia-Pacific, the resources, currently in draft form, will be formally published and distributed in July 2011.