Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development: Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies side event, ICT for Transformation and Resilience

30 Mar 2018
Bangkok, Thailand

The side event will showcase the work of UN agencies (ESCAP, APT, ITU, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNV) and its partners (member States, research organizations, academia, private sector) in fostering partnerships with government and stakeholders at country level in using ICT tools for e-resilience and societal transformation in sectors which cover the work programmes of the UN agencies (e.g. early warning and disaster risk reduction, information superhighway, telecommunication, capacity building, education, volunteers, water and sanitation, etc.). Country cases will be presented and discussed for what have been done and ways forward.