Webinar on Digital Technologies for Disaster Risk Management (Virtual Launch of APCICT Academy Module on ICT for Disaster Risk Management)
APCICT organized a webinar on “Digital Technologies for Disaster Risk Management” (Virtual Launch of APCICT Academy Module on ICT for Disaster Risk Management) on Thursday, 27 August 2020, 1:30 PM (Bangkok time), 3:30 PM (Korea time).
The virtual launch of the APCICT Academy module on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” introduced the newly developed contents by Dr. Cees Van Westen and Dr. Manzul Kumar Hazarika. It also provided an overview of how ICTs can be used for disaster risk management.
APCICT celebrates the Girls in ICT Day by imparting digital skills to girls and young women in Thailand
As part of the 2020 Girls in ICT Day celebration in Thailand, APCICT conducted a training based on its Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) programme under the Smart Farming Track to enhance digital skills of young women and girls in agriculture. The virtual training aims to increase knowledge on the opportunities that digital technologies offer in catalyzing women’s entrepreneurship as well as to introduce emerging ICT tools and applications.
APCICT promoted E-Learning Course on "Realizing Data Driven Governance" among North and Central Asia Partners
A demonstration session of APCICT’s e-learning course on “Realizing Data-Driven Governance (Russian language)” was conducted on 5 August 2020 to introduce the latest addition of e-learning course as well as to identify training needs of the North and Central Asian region.
Realizing Data-Driven Governance course was designed to help government officials understand data-driven governance and enhance the use of data for evidence based decision-making policy.
APCICT conducted a virtual seminar on “Digital Government Leadership” for senior level officials of the Republic of Maldives, from 20 July to 10 August 2020. The event was organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology.
Event URL: https://bit.ly/viewAPCICTwebinar
ESCAP/APCICT organized a webinar on “How the Republic of Korea turned the tide on COVID-19 using ICT” on Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (Korea Time).
To support member States to enhance women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship as a strategy for poverty reduction, social wellbeing and sustainable economic growth towards the realisation of SDG 5 on Gender equality, ESCAP is implementing a five-year (2019-2023) regional programme on “Catalysing Women’s Entrepreneurship – Creating a Gender-Responsive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem” funded by the Government of Canada.
The 14th Session of the APCICT Governing Council was held on 28 November 2019 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
The Governing Council reviewed the administration, financial status and progress of implementation of the Centre’s programmes. It also provided strategic advice on the Centre’s future work plan and activities in support of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.
APCICT organized a Consultative meeting on “Capacity Building for Digital Development in Asia Pacific” on 27-28 November 2019 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
APCICT and the Union Civil Service Board (UCSB) of Myanmar co-organized the National Workshop on ICTs for Sustainable Development on 13-14 November 2019 at the Central Institute of Civil Service (Lower Myanmar), Myanmar.
ESCAP/APCICT and SHE Investments launch "Kotra Riel", a Bookkeeping Mobile Application for Cambodian Women Entrepreneurs
To support and empower women-owned micro-small businesses in Cambodia, APCICT and SHE Investments, a Cambodia-based social enterprise, launched “KOTRA Riel”, a bookkeeping mobile application.
KOTRA Riel will help Cambodian micro women entrepreneurs accurately track their daily income and expenses and produce basic financial reports. In Cambodia, many micro women entrepreneurs are unable to apply for financial loans for business expansion due to inability to accurately report business income and expenditures.