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UN-APCICT launches Academy module on ICT for disaster risk management in Chinese

On 16 June 2014, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Center for ICT for Development (UN-APCICT) will launch the Chinese version of Module 9 of the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders (Academy) on ICT for disaster risk management in Shanghai, China.

What
  • UN-APCICT co-organized workshop
  • China
  • Academy Launch
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
When Jun 16, 2014 09:00 AM to
Jun 18, 2014 05:30 PM
Where Shanghai, China
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On 16 June 2014, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Center for ICT for Development (UN-APCICT) will launch the Chinese version of the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders (Academy) module on ICT for disaster risk management at the “Metropolis Public Security and Emergency Management International Conference” in Shanghai, China.

 

Co-organized with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and the Shanghai Administration Institute (SAI), the launch of the localized version of UN-APCICT’s module will be followed by a national workshop on ICT for Disaster Risk Management held on 18 June. The workshop will introduce the Academy programme and the localized module to 40 emergency management professionals.

 

 

The localized module will bolster the available disaster risk management training materials in Chinese and will be UN-APCICT’s first step to further strengthen China’s ICT for development human capacity building through the localization of other Academy modules.

 

WHAT: Launch of and National Workshop on Module 9 on ICT and Disaster Risk Management and National Workshop

WHEN: 16-18 June 2014

WHERE: Shanghai, China

WHO: Over 40 emergency management professionals.