Concluded Events

Regional Launch of the Capacity Building Programme on “ICT for Climate Resilient Development”

Published: Mar 19, 2022
Event Date: Apr 11, 2022 - Apr 13, 2022

The Asia-Pacific region accounts for nearly half of the global production of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). As the region most vulnerable to impacts of climate change, efforts to reduce GHG must be accelerated through climate change mitigation and adaptation. Information and communication technologies play a crucial role in climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies.

Expert Group Meeting: Virtual Review of the "Frontier ICTs for Sustainable Development for Government Leaders” draft module

Published: Mar 18, 2022
Event Date: Apr 01, 2022

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) conducted a Virtual Review of the Draft Module on "Frontier ICTs for Sustainable Development for Government Leaders” on 1 April 2022.

Appointment of the APCICT Advisory Group Members

Published: Mar 18, 2022
Event Date: Mar 29, 2022

APCICT is pleased to announce the following individuals as members of the Centre’s Advisory Group for the period 2022-2023: 

Virtual Training of Trainers on Women ICT Frontier Initiative in Armenia

Published: Mar 15, 2022
Event Date: Mar 28, 2022 - Mar 31, 2022

In partnership with the Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia, the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) held a Virtual Training of Trainers on Women ICT Frontier Initiative in Armenia on 28-31 March 2022.

This virtual training follows the Centre's continuous efforts in strengthening women entrepreneurship, following the National Launch of the “Women ICT Frontier Initiative” (WIFI) programme and subsequent Training of Trainers in Armenia (2017). 

Training on Digital Technologies for Disaster Risk Management for Sri Lanka

Published: Jan 22, 2022
Event Date: Feb 21, 2022 - Feb 25, 2022

In its continuous effort to strengthen the capacities of government officials on the use of ICT for disaster risk management, the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) is conducting a training on Digital Technologies for Disaster Risk Management for Sri Lanka from 21 to 25 February 2022.

Sixteenth Session of the Governing Council of APCICT/ESCAP

Published: Nov 19, 2021
Event Date: Nov 25, 2021

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
Event Date: Nov 16, 2021 - Nov 18, 2021

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
Event Date: Nov 09, 2021 - Nov 12, 2021

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. 

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

Published: Oct 08, 2021
Event Date: Nov 03, 2021

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.

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

Published: Oct 29, 2021
Event Date: Nov 02, 2021 - Nov 05, 2021

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.