APCICT News

Sixteenth Session of the Governing Council of APCICT/ESCAP

Published: Nov 19, 2021 9:00 AM

The Sixteenth Session of the APCICT Governing Council was held virtually on 25 November 2021.

The Session brought together the nine Council members - Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Republic of Korea, host country - to review the administration, financial status and progress of implementation of the Centre’s programmes. 

Webinar on Data Protection and Privacy for Media/Information Officers and Journalists of the Maldives

Published: Nov 12, 2021 9:00 AM

In collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology of the Republic of the Maldives, the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) conducted a Webinar on Data Protection and Privacy for Media/Information Officers and Journalists, from 16 to 18 November 2021.

Webinar on Data-Driven Governance

Published: Nov 05, 2021 9:00 AM

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development, in partnership with the National Information Society Agency (NIA) of the Republic of Korea organized a Webinar on Data-Driven Governance from 9 to 12 November 2021. 

Capacity Building Webinar on Digital Government and Transformation: Exploring South-South and triangular cooperation innovations

Published: Oct 29, 2021 9:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in many countries in Asia and the Pacific and shown some success. However, successful digital transformation will require strategy, policymaking and capacity building and means to effectively harness technology for governance and sustainable development.  

Virtual Review of the Draft Module on ICT Project Management Theory and Application for Digital Transformation Project

Published: Oct 08, 2021 9:00 AM

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) conducted a Virtual Review of the Draft Module on ICT Project Management Theory and Application for Digital Transformation project on 3 November 2021. The virtual meeting was convened with the objective of soliciting comments and feedback to ensure the module’s quality, accessibility, and relevance to the target audience of project leaders and civil servants.

High-Level Briefing on Data Protection and Privacy for Senior Government Officials of the Maldives

Published: Oct 07, 2021 9:00 AM

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP), in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology of the Republic of the Maldives, held a High-Level Briefing on Data Protection and Privacy for senior government officials on 12 October 2021.

Capacity Building Webinar on Information Security and Privacy for Pacific Countries

Published: Sep 17, 2021 9:00 AM

As the Pacific sub-region is still in the early stages of developing and improving national ICT infrastructure and cybersecurity capabilities, assistance is required in building cybersecurity capability, formulating guiding frameworks for long-term national cybersecurity and addressing information security and privacy gaps. 

Kick Off Live-commerce online Training Program in Thailand

Published: Sep 08, 2021 8:00 AM

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) joined the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES) and the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) in conducting an online training program on e-Commerce in Thailand from 13 to 14 September 2021 (1:00pm to 6:00pm, UTC+7).

Indonesia Webinar on Data Protection and Privacy

Published: Aug 11, 2021 8:00 AM

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) conducted a virtual seminar on Data Protection and Privacy for Indonesia. The event was co-organized with the Ministry of Communications and Informatics (KOMINFO) of the Republic of Indonesia and will be held from 24 to 27 August 2021. 

Training on Realizing Data-Driven Governance for Central Asia

Published: Jul 23, 2021 9:00 AM

The widespread of ICTs has paved the way for a data revolution. This revolution offers governments new opportunities that can help increase efficiency, transparency, and improve public services. However, the slow adoption of data in governance can be attributed numerous reasons, including political and technical, such as the lack of data standards, poor data quality, poor information governance, and lack of appropriate policy frameworks.