The vision aims to guide the Republic of Korea towards an information society, focused on promoting national informatization; advancing the information infrastructure; and strengthening international cooperation. Strategies include: building ICT capacity; advancing e-commerce; investing in the public sector; transforming the legal system; ensuring safety and reliability; and promoting the IT industry.
This presentation provides an overview of the vision, objectives, strategic direction, agenda, roadmap, priority tasks, and action plan for e-Government in the Republic of Korea.
The Republic of Korea experienced serious economic crisis a decade ago and ICT development contributed greatly to overcoming Korean economic crisis. Korea’s experience shows how information and communications technology (ICT) can be used for overcoming the global economic crisis. This paper is organized as follows: 1) the 1997 economic crisis and the role of ICT, 2) the result of ICT development right after the economic crisis, 3) major tools to develop the ICT sector, 4) background of successful government ICT initiatives, and 5) implications from the Korean experience.
Since the year 2000, there has been a significant growth in the ICT4D component of South Korea's aid programme. Given Korea's ICT capabilities and demands for ICT4D support from developing nations, this may make good sense. This paper, though, analyses a little deeper, starting to ask some initial questions about underlying perspectives and actual performance. It provides an overview of ICT4D expenditure levels, programmes, and key actors.
This is an ADBI-produced CD-ROM that examines the changes in human resources development policy in the Republic of Korea. This presentation was originally presented by Moon Hee Kim from the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Republic of Korea, at the Workforce Development for Knowledge Economy Workshop on 7-13 September 2005 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The objective of the workshop was to review major technological innovations, their impact on the international labour force and the skills mix required by knowledge workers.
On 30 October, UN-APCICT participated in the Incheon International City Forum held at Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea.
To support enhanced cooperation between Incheon Metropolitan City and international organizations, on Thursday, 30 October 2014, UN-APCICT participated in the Incheon International City Forum held at Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea.
On 25-28 November, UN-APCICT will hold the Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
On 25-28 November, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will hold the Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
In an effort to foster multi-stakeholder dialogue and exchange of experiences on how to effectively utilize social media in the different phases of disaster risk management, APCICT organized the “Expert Group Meeting on Social Media for Disaster Risk Management” on 7-8 April 2015 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
The workshop was attended 22 government officials, communication and media experts, ICTD and social media experts and DRR practitioners in Asia and the Pacific.
APCICT presents to local-Incheon area High School students about career opportunities across the globe.