The Second National Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders held in Cisarua – Bogor, Indonesia on 27-30 April trained 31 local government leaders on three of the eight Academy modules developed by APCICT on e-government applications, ICT trends and Internet governance.
APCICT is collaborating with the Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) and the University of Indonesia in promoting the use of ICT tools to enhance good governance and achieve development goals in Indonesia.
Afghanistan Government uses UN training to develop local ICT capacity. As part of the United Nations continuing effort to close the digital divide, a national training the trainers programme was held in Kabul, Afghanistan on 31 May - 4 June 2009 as a first step towards training decision makers in information communications technology (ICT).
UN teams up with Indonesia to develop urgently needed ICT training in the country: First four workshops in national language to take place in Bali and Jakarta
APCICT has been collaborating with the University of Indonesia and the Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) to find ways to boost training for ICT professionals. The first national workshop will be held in Bali, 30 March - 2 April, for heads of ICT agencies of local governments.
Note to Editor: N/12/2009
The Second Regional Training of Trainers Academy Workshop organized by the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) is held in Seongnam, Republic of Korea from 9 to 14 March 2009. Over 40 participants comprised of trainers from national training institutes and senior government officials from ICT ministries in 18 Asia Pacific countries, as well as representatives from five international organizations are participating in this workshop.
UN Working Closely with Pacific Island Nations to Develop Internet Access: Training workshop for government officials opens in Tonga on Tuesday
APCICT in collaboration with Tonga’s Ministry of Finance and the Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC) organizes a two-day training workshop in Nukuálofa on 24-25 February 2009, for about thirty senior government officials in Tonga. The workshop is based on an APCICT training curriculum, the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders, but with modifications so that it is now customized to suit Tonga’s context. This workshop is held as a post-event to the Pacific ICT Ministerial Forum that took place on 17-20 February.
UN Works with the Philippines to Close the Digital Divide: Government officials receive ICT for development training in Tagaytay City on 17-19 February
APCICT has teamed up with the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) and the Development Academy of the Philippines to hold an inaugural national training of trainers workshop, in Tagaytay City, from 17-19 February. The training is part of APCICT’s Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme, a specially designed course that provides a comprehensive ICT for development curriculum.
Note to Editor No. N/04/2009
UN Works with Mongolia to Close the Digital-Divide: Senior Government Officials Received ICT for Development Training in Ulaanbaatar
The first national roll-out of the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders was held on 10-12 December 2008 at the Government House, thanks to the strong endorsement from the Prime Minister’s Office. The National Academy Training Workshop boosted the information and communication technology (ICT) capacity of over 50 senior Mongolian government officials including heads of departments and agencies in government ministries.
Press Release No: G/65/2008
The Third Session of the Governing Council of APCICT was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on 9 December 2008. Elected representatives from Bangladesh, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Republic of Korea and Thailand reviewed the Centre’s work programme and achievements, as well as discussed the way forward.
The regional arm of the United Nations in Asia and the Pacific has teamed up with the government of the Republic of Korea to improve access to information and communication technology (ICT) for persons with disabilities by offering training to policy-makers from developing countries in the region. The four-day workshop in Incheon target policy-makers from six Asian countries.
29 September 2008
Press Release No. G/46/2008
UN-APCICT in collaboration with Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC), is holding a four-day workshop on ICT on the Cook Islands for policy-makers and government officials in the Pacific region. The workshop aims to provide the relevant knowledge and skills needed to fully leverage opportunities presented by ICTs to achieve social and economic development goals and bridge the digital divide.
Press Release No. G/38/2008
3 September 2008