Academy Module in Persian on "ICT for Disaster Risk Management"
27th Feb 2023
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 in Persian on "ICT for Disaster Risk Management"
27th Feb 2023
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.
WIFI Policymakers Module in Armenian on "ԲԱՐԵՆՊԱՍՏ ՄԻՋԱՎԱՅՐ ԿԻՆ ՁԵՌՆԵՐԵՑՆԵՐԻ ՀԱՄԱՐ"
1st Mar 2016
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. The module has four main sections, as well as an introduction and conclusion. The first section introduces the concepts of gender and empowerment within the context of the sustainable development goals.…
Academy Module on "ICT for Disaster Risk Management" in Chinese
3rd Jan 2014
This module provides government officials and policymakers with an overview of disaster risk management (DRM) and presents an approach for identifying information needs in DRM. It then matches the needs with ICT. The module also describes and provides examples of existing ICT applications for DRM and discusses benefits and barriers for utilizing ICT in DRM.
Academy, Asia, China, Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster preparedness, Disaster resilient network, Emergency Management, ICT4D, UN-APCICT, capacity building, disaster reduction, disaster relief, disaster response, disaster risk management, environmental challenges, ict for development, Chinese, 2014
Academy Module 11 in Persian on "Social Media for Development"
1st Jan 2014
This module provides a development-oriented perspective on social media and describes innovative ways for governments and development stakeholders to leverage it in national development strategies and programmes.
Academy Module 10 in Persian on "ICT, Climate Change and Green Growth"
1st Jan 2013
This module aims to provide an audience of decision makers with an understanding of the role that ICTs play in observing and monitoring the environment, sharing information about the environment, mobilizing action, facilitating and enhancing environmental decision making, promoting environmental sustainability and abating climate change. The module also explores the potential of ICT to transform…
Primer Series 1 in Tajik "Дастури 1: Муқаддима ба ТИК барои рушд"
1st Feb 2011
Primer 1: An Introduction to ICT for Development seeks to provide an introduction to and preliminary understanding of the linkages between ICTs and the achievement of the human development goals in society. Today, this newly emerging academic discipline is called ICT for Development (ICTD or ICT4D). The Primer is designed to provide background information that students in undergraduate and…
Academy Module 1 in Persian on "The Linkage between ICT Applications and Meaningful Development"
1st Jan 2011
This module invites readers to explore the various dimensions of the linkage through case studies of ICT applications in key sectors of development in Asia Pacific countries. The module also highlights key issues and decision points, from policy to implementation, in the use of ICTs to meet development needs. The aim is to foster a better understanding of how ICTs can be used for social and…
Academy Module 2 in Persian on "ICT for Development Policy, Process and Governance"
1st Jan 2011
This module focuses on ICTD policy-making and governance, providing critical information about aspects of national policies, strategies and frameworks that promote ICTD. It discusses key ICTD policy and governance issues, and shows how governments can measure their progress and benchmark that progress against those of other countries.
Academy Module 3 in Persian on "e-Government Applications"
1st Jan 2011
The module provides an overview of e-government, including key elements and concepts, principles and types of applications. It discusses how an e-government system is built by providing detailed analysis of exemplar systems and identifying design considerations.