This paper looks at the planning process for the technology and telecommunication infrastrucutre, as well as the network information services that address what citizens, businesses and organizations do with the network once they are connected.
The purpose of this toolkit is to identify opportunities, highlight innovative projects and activities, and suggest how development agencies can help realize the potential for gender equality. The toolkit can help these agencies assist developing countries in improving the efficiency and equity of their ICT policies and programmes by ensuring that they respond to the needs of both women and men.
UN-APCICT expands ICTD capacity development for youth in Azerbaijan with Training of Trainers on ICTD project management
On 20-22 February, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) is organizing a Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop on information and communication technology for development (ICTD) project management in partnership with Qafqaz University, in Baku, Azerbaijan.
To support the Nepalese Government’s human capacity building efforts on the use of ICTs for development, on 7 July, UN-APCICT launched the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders in Kathmandu Nepal.
In July 2015, APCICT organized two capacity building initiatives on ICT for development targeted to senior government officials and professors from institutions of higher learning of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
On 15-18 April, 2014, UN-APCICT organized its Regional Training of Trainers Workshop on Primer Series 2 on “Project Management and Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD)” and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) of the Primer Programme in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
In March of 2014, APCICT launched four new online modules of its flagship programmes the 'Academy of ICT Essential for Government Leaders' and the 'Primer Series on ICTD for Youth' on its online distance learning platform, the APCICT Virtual Academy.
United Nations ICTD human capacity building centre, APCICT, organized its Second Partners Meeting of the "Primer Series on ICTD for youth" on 10-13 December 2013, aimed at enhancing training in information and communication technologies for development (ICTD) for young people in the Asia-Pacific region.
APCICT develops new resources to enhance ICT for Development Capacity of Youth in Asia and the Pacific
In October, the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) released three new issues of the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth (Primer Series) on the topics of Project Management and ICT; ICT for Disaster Risk Management; and ICT, Climate Change and Green Growth.
Working to enhance the country’s human resources and institutional capacity, APCICT and Myanmar collaborate to train over 50 government officials and close to 1000 representatives from academia.