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UN-APCICT organizes “Regional Workshop on Social Media for Development”

Recognizing the potential of social media for socio-economic development, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) is organizing a “Regional Workshop on Social Media for Development” on 30 June – 2 July 2014 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

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  • Social Media
  • Regional Forum
  • UN-APCICT-organized workshop
  • Academy
  • Social Media for Development
When Jun 30, 2014 09:00 AM to
Jul 02, 2014 12:30 PM
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Social media has emerged in recent years not only as powerful and widespread communication platform, but also as a useful tool for development.

Recognizing the need to leverage social media for socio-economic development, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) is organizing a “Regional Workshop on Social Media for Development” on 30 June – 2 July 2014 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

The workshop will feature experts and practitioners from governments, development organizations, civil society, academe and private sector, including from the non-profit human development organization FHI360, the mobile messenger KakaoTalk, the Internet search portal Naver, as well as senior government officials from Bhutan, Indonesia, Laos, and Republic of Korea who are involved with media and communications.

 The event will also mark the official launch of the Module on Social Media for Development under the UN-APCICT’s flagship ICT capacity building programme for government officials and policymakers, the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders.

 

WHAT: Regional Workshop on Social Media for Development 

WHEN: 30 June - 2 July, 2014  

WHERE: United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development Office, Incheon, Republic of Korea. 

WHO: Over 40 participants (including guest speakers) from 31 countries 

 

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