News and Events
Recognizing the critical role of local governments in managing disaster risk, protecting citizens and developing communities, APCICT/ESCAP and CityNet Secretariat will co-organize a Workshop on ICT for Disaster Risk Management for Indonesian Cities from 5 to 9 July 2021, in partnership with the Asian Institute of Technology and ITC University of Twente.
The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology of the Republic of Maldives and APCICT/ESCAP will organize a High-Level Briefing on Digital Government on 23 June 2021. The virtual event aims to deepen understanding among the country’s policymakers on how digital government can advance the sustainable agenda and their roles as champions of effective digital policies and programme. It will be attended by high-level and senior officials across ministries as well as by members of the Parliament.
Recognizing the tremendous potential of Information and Communication Technologies in enhancing digital agriculture and catalyzing financial inclusion within small island developing States, APCICT/ESCAP is partnering with Digital Transformation Centres (University of PNG), National Information and Communication Authority, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), and West Sepik Provincial Administration to deliver a training on “Financial Literacy and AgriTech for Papua Ne