In December 2016, the UN Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development launched the Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in Cambodia.
The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Its Twentieth Session will be held in Geneva in 2017.
From 26 to 29 July 2017 the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) will be held in Bangkok, Thailand to ultimately advance the Internet governance development in the Asia-Pacific region.
The role of ICT at times of disaster and especially during the post-disaster search and rescue efforts are critical. The ICT sector in Bhutan still has significant strides to be made.