The UN Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT
), a subsidiary body of ESCAP
, will organize three training workshops in partnership with government agencies in Afghanistan, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea to boost information and communication technology (ICT) capacities to achieve national development goals. The first workshop, “2009 Asia Pacific Information Security Training
,” co-organized with the Korea Information Security Agency will take place, from 11 to 15 May, in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The second workshop, “IT Capacity Building Programme for Women
,” co-organized with Indonesia’s Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and the Korean Ministry of Gender will take place, from 25 to 29 May in Jakarta, Indonesia. The “National Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Workshop in Afghanistan
” will take place in Afghanistan, from 31 May to 4 June, in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology.