The Asian Development Bank has been part of searching for better development solutions and innovative approaches using ICT and experiencing the challenges of realities in implementation.This paper selectively takes stock of ADB initiatives across sectors, countries, and regions to share their experiences.
This paper gives a brief overview on ICT policy in Mongolia. It looks at the functions of government bodies, various government and donor initiatives, and the legislative documents including laws and action plans.
Regional Human Development Report – Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia 2004: Realising the Millennium Development Goals - Summary
This summary document, with a foreword by Sir Arthur C. Clarke, presents the essence of a pioneering attempt to assess the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in human development in Asia. It captures the rich variety of ICT initiatives in nine Asian countries (China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam) and draws lessons for identifying policy directions.
Regional Human Development Report – Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia: Realising the Millennium Development Goals
The report’s unique approach lies in its use of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to measure and monitor the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on human development. The report examines country-specific experiences in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam, and provides cross-country comparisons on the use of ICTs to achieve the MDGs.
The first issue of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development’s (APCICT) ICTD Case Study Series, ICT Human Capacity Building for Development discusses the experiences of ICTD practitioners who have partnered with APCICT to roll-out the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy). The Academy, APCICT’s flagship programme, is designed to equip government officials and policymakers with the necessary skills and knowledge to leverage ICT solutions for socio-economic development.
Despite improvements in educational indicators, such as enrolment, significant challenges remain with regard to the delivery of quality education in developing countries, particularly in rural and remote regions. In the attempt to find viable solutions to these challenges, much hope has been placed in new information and communication technologies (ICTs), mobile phones being one example.
Constructing the Pillars of a Knowledge Society: The Challenge of Providing Access to ICTs in Rural Mongolia
The paper looks at the challenges in providing access to ICTs in the vast rural areas of Mongolia where more than half the population still follows a nomadic herding lifestyle. The paper concludes that despite a positive policy environment for developing ICTs and limited success in extending Internet connectivity into the rural towns, the prospect of integrating these services into the social and business practices of rural communities remains a long way off.
This white paper explores Mongolia ICT policy, legal and regulatory framework. It also summarizes the results and status of the country's ICT development. Profiles and contacts of ICT organizations in Mongolia are also provided in this white paper.
The Mongolian National Academy of Governance holds workshop on e-Governance in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
On 23–27 Sept. 2013, the National Academy of Governance of Mongolia organized a 5-day training workshop on e-Governance covering several modules of APCICT’s flagship programme the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Academy (Academy).
APCICT and ICTPA reaffirm ICT capacity building partnership in Mongolia
27 May 2010 – Delegates from the Government of Mongolia meet in Incheon to discuss the status of information and communication technology (ICT) capacity in Mongolia, and future efforts to become ICT role-model in the sub-region.