In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the National One Village One Product Committee under the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, APCICT co-organised the National Workshop; An Overview of ICTs and Sustainable Development. This workshop was held on 2 May 2019 at the Office of the Council of Ministers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
In collaboration with the National Institute of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Communication Technology, APCICT co-organised the National Training of Trainers on Data-Driven Governance on 30 April - 3 May 2019 at the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications in Cambodia.
ESCAP organised a National Consultation on Enabling Environment for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Cambodia on 29 April 2019 followed by a National Training for Policymakers on ICT and Women Entrepreneurship on 30 April 2019.
APCICT has launched a new online course on “Realizing Data-Driven Governance” available at the Centre’s distance learning platform, APCICT Virtual Academy (http://e-learning.unapcict.org/). The course is designed for government officials in developing countries to help them understand data-driven governance - the intensive and extensive use of data in how societies organize to define and achieve their common future - and assist them in using data-driven governance in their jurisdictions.
The Philippines National Launch and Training of Trainers on Data-Driven Governance was held in Manila on 26-28 February 2019, marking the first national roll-out of APCICT’s latest Academy Module on “Realizing Data-Driven Governance”. This module was developed to inform policymakers and civil servants on the role of accurate, accessible, timely and reliable data in enhancing governance, formulating national policies and strategies, and delivering services.
APCICT organized the Regional Training of Trainers (ToT) on Data-Driven Governance on 5-7 December 2018 in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The ToT marked the initial roll-out of the Centre’s latest Academy training module on “Data-Driven Governance”. The module is designed for government officials in developing countries and aims to help them understand the role of accurate, accessible, timely and reliable data in enhancing governance, formulating national policies and strategies, and delivering services.
APCICT participated in the Uzbek-Korean Roundtable on “The current state and prospects of the development of multifaceted cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Korea” held on 8 October 2018 in Incheon. Mr. Kiyoung Ko, Director of APCICT, delivered a presentation on Digital Economy Development in Korea. The Roundtable was attended by 30 government officials from Uzbekistan.
Following the National Launch of Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in Cambodia, the Secretariat of One Village One Product and APCICT conducted series of training workshop from 31 August – 14 December 2018 across 5 provinces (Kampot, Sihanouk Ville, Kampong Cham, Siem Reap, and Battambang) of Cambodia. Attended by 195 local women entrepreneurs, women entrepreneur associations, and students, the training aimed to strengthen their skills and knowledge in utilizing ICT in planning and managing business.
The 13th Session of the APCICT Governing Council was held on 31 August 2018 in Bangkok, in conjunction with the Second Session of the ESCAP Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation (CICTSTI), which took place on 29-31 August 2018.