APCICT News

UN-APCICT publishes two new issues of Primer Series on ICTD for Youth

Published: Dec 18, 2015 5:45 PM

Recognizing the importance of cultivating youth and students with necessary knowledge and skills on ICT for development (ICTD), the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) released two new issues of the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth (Primer Series).

UN-APCICT releases two publications on enterprise architecture and big data to strengthen human and institutional ICT capacity in Asia-Pacific

Published: Dec 18, 2015 5:45 PM

UN-APCICT launches two new publications – Knowledge Sharing Series #4: Enterprise Architecture and Brief on ICT Trend #1: Big Data. They are the latest additions to APCICT’s research and knowledge sharing series.

UN-APCICT organizes a consultation workshop on ‘Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)’ in Pakistan

Published: Dec 08, 2015 2:45 PM

UN-APCICT will conduct a consultation workshop on the ‘Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)’ in Islamabad, Pakistan on 14-16 December.

WIFI is APCICT’s latest flagship programme that aims to strengthen the ICT skills of women entrepreneurs in Asia and the Pacific. During the workshop, the Centre will collect feedback on the draft WIFI training modules from women entrepreneurs and trainers in the country to enhance relevance and quality of the contents. It will further identify roll-out strategies to implement the programme in Pakistan.

UN-APCICT promotes capacity building in the use of ICT for inclusive, resilient and sustainable development

Published: Nov 29, 2015 11:00 PM

On 1-4 December, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will hold the Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

UN-APCICT convenes the 10th Session of its Governing Council in Incheon, Republic of Korea on 3 December 2015

Published: Nov 29, 2015 11:00 PM

UN-APCICT convenes the 10th Session of its Governing Council in Incheon, Republic of Korea on 3 December 2015.

UN-APCICT fosters capacity building on social media for development and governance of Sri Lankan Government Officials

Published: Oct 01, 2015 11:30 AM

UN-APCICT and the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) are co-organizing the Capacity Building Programme on Social Media for Development and Governance from 5 to 9 October in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Aiming to increase awareness and build capacities of 180 members of parliament, government leaders, policymakers, GCIOs, and officers from various agencies and ministries of the Government, the programme will train participants on how to leverage social media and other emerging ICT trends for national development.

Building resilient societies: UN-APCICT conducts a workshop on social media for disaster risk management in the Philippines

Published: Oct 01, 2015 11:30 AM

UN-APCICT and the Information and Communication Technology Office of the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines are organizing a workshop on Social Media for Disaster Risk Management from 1 to 2 October in Manila, Philippines.

Engaging students with community development: APCICT Expert Group Meeting on ‘Engaged Learning’

Published: Sep 09, 2015 11:15 AM

Committed to strengthen institutional and human capacity in utilizing information communication technology for development (ICTD) with a particular focus on youth, APCICT organized the ‘Expert Group Meeting on Engaged Learning in ICTD Education in Asia-Pacific Universities’ on 18 – 19 August 2015, in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

APCICT enhances ICTD Project Management Capacity of Iranian Government Officials

Published: Sep 09, 2015 10:00 AM

APCICT and the Information Technology Organization, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Iran are organizing a workshop and training of trainers (TOT) on ICTD project management from 17 to 20 August.

Islamic Republic of Iran is 30th country in Asia-Pacific to institutionalize ‘Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders'

Published: Jul 27, 2015 5:00 PM

On 27 July 2015, APCICT launched the Academy of ICT Essential for Government Leaders (‘Academy’) in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The Academy is APCICT's flagship ICTD human capacity development programme for policymakers and government officials. The 11-module Academy curriculum aims to build the capacity of civil servants to leverage ICT to achieve national development goals.