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.
The ICT sector in Bhutan has the potential to address the growing unemployment problem in the country - given there is high-speed Internet connectivity at an affordable rate.
Mr. Puji Pujiono, Regional Adviser on Disaster Risk Reduction at UNESCAP, talks about e-resilience and sustainable development.
E-resilience refers to the ability of ICT systems to withstand, recover from and change in the face of an external disturbance such as a natural disaster. E-resilience is highly relevant to sustainable development.
Sub-Regional Workshops on Internet Traffic Management and E-resilience for the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway
On 7 and 8 December 2016 sub-regional workshops on Internet Traffic Management and E-resilience for the AP-IS will be held in Thimphu, Bhutan.