27th Feb 2023
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have tremendous potential in disaster risk reduction due to their ability to facilitate the rapid flow of information instantly and continuously, in real-time. The use of ICTs in all phases of the disaster risk management cycle presents substantial opportunities to reduce disaster risks, enhance resilience, and facilitate inclusive preparedness…
27th Feb 2023
The Briefing Note Series aims to provide at-a-glance information of key ICTD issues for policymakers and to facilitate their understanding of the potential of ICT when formulating national development policies and programmes. This Briefing Note focuses on policy considerations drawn from the "ICT for Disaster Risk Management" Academy module.
1st Mar 2016
The objective of this module is to inform policymakers and support their policymaking skills with gender-related knowledge to create an enabling environment for ICT-empowered women entrepreneurs. The module has four main sections, as well as an introduction and conclusion. The first section introduces the concepts of gender and empowerment within the context of the sustainable development goals.…
6th Jun 2014
Học phần này giới thiệu các khái niệm về truyền thông xã hội và các ứng dụng khác nhau phục vụ sự phát triển kinh tế - xã hội, đồng thời hướng dẫn việc xây dựng các chính sách phát triển truyền thông xã hội. Ngoài ra, trong học phần còn có các nội dung hướng dẫn về “Truyền thông xã hội cho Chính phủ” nhằm cung cấp kinh nghiệm thực tiễn “các bước” để triển khai và quản lý các công cụ và công nghệ…
3rd Jan 2014
This module provides government officials and policymakers with an overview of disaster risk management (DRM) and presents an approach for identifying information needs in DRM. It then matches the needs with ICT. The module also describes and provides examples of existing ICT applications for DRM and discusses benefits and barriers for utilizing ICT in DRM.
Academy, Asia, China, Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster preparedness, Disaster resilient network, Emergency Management, ICT4D, UN-APCICT, capacity building, disaster reduction, disaster relief, disaster response, disaster risk management, environmental challenges, ict for development, Chinese, 2014
1st Jan 2014
This module provides a development-oriented perspective on social media and describes innovative ways for governments and development stakeholders to leverage it in national development strategies and programmes.
1st Jan 2013
This module aims to provide an audience of decision makers with an understanding of the role that ICTs play in observing and monitoring the environment, sharing information about the environment, mobilizing action, facilitating and enhancing environmental decision making, promoting environmental sustainability and abating climate change. The module also explores the potential of ICT to transform…
1st Feb 2011
Primer 1: An Introduction to ICT for Development seeks to provide an introduction to and preliminary understanding of the linkages between ICTs and the achievement of the human development goals in society. Today, this newly emerging academic discipline is called ICT for Development (ICTD or ICT4D). The Primer is designed to provide background information that students in undergraduate and…
1st Jan 2011
This module invites readers to explore the various dimensions of the linkage through case studies of ICT applications in key sectors of development in Asia Pacific countries. The module also highlights key issues and decision points, from policy to implementation, in the use of ICTs to meet development needs. The aim is to foster a better understanding of how ICTs can be used for social and…
1st Jan 2011
This module focuses on ICTD policy-making and governance, providing critical information about aspects of national policies, strategies and frameworks that promote ICTD. It discusses key ICTD policy and governance issues, and shows how governments can measure their progress and benchmark that progress against those of other countries.