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The Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway Working Group 2: Digital Technologies

Working Group 2 (WG2) of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway (AP-IS) aims to achieve the goals of the second pillar of the AP-IS Action Plan (2022-2026), ‘Digital Technologies and Applications’.  Key themes under the first pillar and WG2 include: 

  • Digital government and digital economy (e-commerce, smart transport, energy and digital finance) 
  • Digital for environment and society (climate change, air pollution and public health) 
  • Small- and medium-sized enterprises and digital platforms 
  • Frontier technology applications

WG2 consists of the following co-chairs and vice chairs. WG2 convenes biweekly to discuss matters and other AP-IS related events. 

  • Chair: Azerbaijan, India
  • Vice Chairs: Armenia, China, the Russian Federation

Knowledge Products:

National Stakeholder Survey on Maldives capability to implement Central Bank Digital Currency

National Study on Central Bank Digital Currency and Stablecoin in The Maldives

Policy Brief: Digital Technologies and Applications from the Bureau of WG1 of AP-IS


The Starmus International Festival

Digital India Knowledge Exchange