Inauguration of Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT)
The new Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT) under the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) was opened at Songdo Techno Park in Incheon, Republic of Korea on 16 June 2006.
The first meeting of Technical Committee (TC) and the inaugural session of the Governing Council (GC) of APCICT, was held on 14 June 2006 and on 15-16 June 2006 respectively in conjunction with the inauguration of the APCICT.
The current membership of the APCICT Governing Council includes Bangladesh, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Republic of Korea (host country), and Thailand.
The Meetings reviewed the administrative and financial status of the Centre and the implementation of its programmes of work and strategies.
The APCICT aims to build human and institutional capacity in ICT in member and associate member countries, which can lead to improved knowledge and productivity necessary for long-term economic growth and sustainable development of the region.
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