UN-APCICT in collaboration with the United Nations University – International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST), organized their Second Regional Training Workshop from 8 to 12 October in Incheon, Republic of Korea. There were 37 representatives from governments, academia and the civil society from 21 countries at the event.
Press Release No. N/51/2007
UN-APCICT, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), APEC Women’s e-Biz Center and the Asian Pacific Women’s Information Network Center (APWINC) collaborated to organize the International Entrepreneurship Training for Women: APEC Women’s e-Biz Training 2007 (WeBiz 2007) from 16 to 21 July 2007 in Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. The course aims to equip women with knowledge, skills and confidence to become the entrepreneurs in the new knowledge-based society.
This high level seminar was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 5-6 May 2007 as a joint collaboration with Asian Development Bank Institute and the National Information Technology Center of Nepal. It was attended by more than 40 high level government officials and resource speakers. All the participants discussed the challenges of implementing e-government programmes and how Nepal could overcome them. Group discussions were held, consensus reached and action plan developed.
The Governing Council of UN-APCICT holds its second session on 16-17 April 2007 at the Centre's headquarters in Incheon, Republic of Korea. High level officials from eight Governing Council member countries and representatives from Incheon City and UNESCAP attend the Session, including Mr. Kim Hak-Su, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of UNESCAP.
Press Release No. G/10/2007
UN-APCICT organizes a Regional Forum on ICT Capacity Building entitled, Where are we, where are we going and what will it take to fill the gap. The Forum will take place on 5 - 6 March 2007 in Incheon, Republic of Korea in conjunction with the first e-Government Training entitled, Planning, Designing, Implementing and Managing e-Government: Key Issues, Case Studies and Lessons Learned, on 7 - 9 March 2007.
About 150 high-level participants, from national ministries and planning agencies, the private sector, academia and civil society, will discuss the status, needs and challenges of ICT capacity-building at the regional and national levels. They will also discuss the development of an ICT-related human resource development action plan.
Media Advisory No. N/07/2007
The inaugural session of the Governing Council (GC) of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT) was held on 15 and 16 June 2006 in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The Council discussed the report of the first meeting of the Technical Committee and endorsed the report along with the proposed future activities.
The session was attended by the representatives of six member countries namely Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Republic of Korea and Thailand. Observer from China also participated.