Resource Materials on "Data Privacy Laws in Asia and the Pacific"
30th Nov 2020
This resource document on "Data Privacy Laws in Asia and the Pacific" was prepared by Emmanuel C. Lallana, under the overall direction of Kiyoung Ko, Director of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT/ESCAP), and used as training material for the Webinar on Data Privacy Laws in ASEAN, jointly organized by the National Privacy…
Academy Module on "An Overview of ICTs and Sustainable Development"
25th Sep 2020
This module provides an overview of the intersections between Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), drawing attention to the various dimensions and sectors in which ICTs can provide valuable support through national governments’ policies, plans and programmes. By exploring case studies of ICT applications in key sectors of development from…
Academy Module in Bahasa Indonesia on "Mewujudkan Tata Kelola Berbasis Data (Data-Driven)"
10th Sep 2020
Di era informasi dewasa ini, kemudahan akses informasi telah mengubah cara kita hidup, bekerja, dan bermain. Pergeseran tersebut menunjukkan semakin pentingnya peran Teknologi Informasi dan Komunikasi (TIK), terutama bagi ekonomi dan masyarakat secara keseluruhan. Akibatnya, pemerintah di seluruh dunia semakin fokus pada penggunaan TIK untuk Pembangunan yang dikenal dengan istilah ICT for…
Academy Module on "ICT for Disaster Risk Management"
26th Aug 2020
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have tremendous potential in disaster risk reduction due to their ability to facilitate the rapid flow of information instantly and continuously, in real-time. The use of ICTs in all phases of the disaster risk management cycle presents substantial opportunities to reduce disaster risks, enhance resilience, and facilitate inclusive preparedness…
Briefing note on "ICT for Disaster Risk Management"
26th Aug 2020
The Briefing Note Series aims to provide at-a-glance information of key ICTD issues for policymakers and to facilitate their understanding of the potential of ICT when formulating national development policies and programmes. This Briefing Note focuses on policy considerations drawn from the "ICT for Disaster Risk Management" Academy module.
Briefing note on "Social Media, Development and Governance"
22nd Jul 2020
The Briefing Note Series aims to provide at-a-glance information of key ICTD issues for policymakers, and facilitate their understanding of the potential of ICT when formulating national development policies and programmes.This Briefing Note focuses on policy considerations drawn from the "Social Media, Development and Governance" Academy module.
Academy Module on "Social Media, Development and Governance"
1st Jul 2020
The rapid growth of social media has been influencing people worldwide in various aspects, be they social, economic, cultural or political. Against the backdrop of the global spread of social media, this Module, designed for government officials and policymakers, introduces the concept of social media; discusses the relationship between social media and society; examines the role social media…
Case Study on "Open Government Data Policies and Practices in the Republic of Korea"
1st Jul 2020
People have become more reliant on the availability of open government data (OGD) for their everyday lives. More countries have recognized that the OGD is of the essence not only in enhancing public service and living standard, but also in spurring national growth and development. To make the most of the opportunities and benefits derived from OGD, how can governments secure their long-term…
Case Study on "ICT Good practices of a Smart City: Incheon Metropolitan City"
22nd Jun 2020
Recognizing Incheon Metropolitan City as one of the world’s leading smart cities, this Case Study delves into its Smart City Integrated Platform and illustrates the good practices of its Smart City infrastructure and services, followed by a review of its performance and challenges. On the whole, it provides perceptive insights into the development and utilization of a smart city as the solution…
WIFI Policymakers Module on "An Enabling Environment for Women Entrepreneurs" in Cambodia
5th Feb 2020
The objective of this module is to inform policymakers and support their policymaking skills with gender-related knowledge to create an enabling environment for ICT-empowered women entrepreneurs. It is based on the WIFI Policymakers Module on "An Enabling Environment for Women Entrepreneurs". The contents, cases and examples were contextualized and specifically designed for Cambodia.