Concluded Events

Capacity Building Webinar on Information Security and Privacy for Pacific Countries

Published: Sep 17, 2021
Event Date: Sep 28, 2021 - Oct 01, 2021

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
Event Date: Sep 13, 2021 - Sep 14, 2021

In collaboration with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES) and the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) is 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
Event Date: Aug 24, 2021 - Aug 27, 2021

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
Event Date: Aug 23, 2021 - Aug 25, 2021

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. 

Digital Financial Literacy and AgriTech Training for Papua New Guinea (East Sepik)

Published: Jul 23, 2021
Event Date: Aug 04, 2021 - Aug 05, 2021

Recognizing the tremendous potential of Information and Communication Technologies in enhancing digital agriculture and catalyzing financial inclusion within small island developing States, APCICT/ESCAP is partnering with Digital Transformation Centres (University of PNG), National Information and Communication Authority, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), and East Sepik Provincial Administration to deliver a training on “Financial Literacy and AgriTech for Papua Ne

Workshop on ICT for Disaster Risk Management for Indonesian City Governments

Published: Jun 15, 2021
Event Date: Jul 05, 2021 - Jul 09, 2021

Recognizing the critical role of local governments in managing disaster risk, protecting citizens and developing communities, APCICT/ESCAP and CityNet Secretariat co-organized a Workshop on ICT for Disaster Risk Management for Indonesian City Governments from 5 to 9 July 2021, in partnership with the Asian Institute of Technology and ITC University of Twente. 

High-Level Briefing on Digital Government for Maldives 

Published: Jun 15, 2021
Event Date: Jun 23, 2021

The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology of the Republic of Maldives and APCICT/ESCAP organized a High-Level Briefing on Digital Government on 23 June 2021. The virtual event aimed to deepen understanding among the country’s policymakers on how digital government can advance the sustainable agenda and their roles as champions of effective digital policies and programme. It was attended by high-level and senior officials across ministries as well as by members of the Parliament.  

Digital Financial Literacy and AgriTech Training for Papua New Guinea (West Sepik)

Published: Jun 02, 2021
Event Date: Jun 10, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021

Recognizing the tremendous potential of Information and Communication Technologies in enhancing digital agriculture and catalyzing financial inclusion within small island developing States, APCICT/ESCAP partnered with Digital Transformation Centres (University of PNG), National Information and Communication Authority, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), and West Sepik Provincial Administration to deliver a training on “Financial Literacy and AgriTech for Papua New Gu

Bhutan Virtual Training on “Realizing Data-Driven Governance”

Published: May 15, 2021
Event Date: May 24, 2021

Data has proven to have a catalyzing role in public sector strategy and public service delivery. It is increasingly helping governments meeting citizens’ demands as to how, when and where to access services, thereby accelerating their Digital Transformation. However, in the midst of this Data Revolution, most developing countries still face challenges pertaining to lack of data, low quality data and outdated data.

Workshop on Digital Skills on Financial Management and Access to Finance for Women Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

Published: May 16, 2021
Event Date: May 22, 2021 - May 27, 2021

In an effort to strengthen the capacity of women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh in using digital technologies in their businesses, the Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) organized a 5-day virtual training on Digital Skills on Financial Management and Access to Finance for Women Entrepreneurs, from 22 to 27 May 2021.