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Regional workshop SPECA

Regional Workshop on Resilient ICT Connectivity for the Knowledge Economy, SDGs and the WSIS Goals

From 20-21 September theĀ Regional Workshop on Resilient ICT Connectivity for the Knowledge Economy, SDGs and the WSIS Goals will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The objective of the regional workshop is to strengthen the national capacity of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) countries in enhancing e-resilience for the development of the knowledge economy and the achievement of the goals of the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Agenda and of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

The two-day regional workshop will attend to the emerging issues of resilient ICT connectivity as a basis for the knowledge economy and knowledge-based development among the SPECA countries. The meeting will specifically address how to enhance e-resilience in network design, make more efficient use of ICT for emergency communication, and reduce the impact of disasters on businesses and governments, within the context of achieving internationally agreed goals of the 2030 Agenda and the WSIS.

More information is available on the ESCAP event page.