Over the past two decades many countries in the Indo-Pacific have strengthened their resilience against numerous natural calamities. But there is still a lot to be done. The COVID-19 pandemic and persistent climate change have shifted the risk landscape significantly. In this context, the USAID event on Wednesday, 7 September, 2022 seeks to highlight innovative approaches and connectivity solutions that build a resilient ICT ecosystem to mitigate against a range of threats, from conflict to natural disasters.
The Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation, Fourth Session
The Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation, Fourth Session will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok from 30 August to 1 September 2022. The Committee session will be held virtually via videoconference. Bangkok-based representatives from member States and international organizations are welcome to participate in person at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok.
ESCAP secretariat is convening the sixth session of the AP-IS Steering Committee on 29 August 2022.
The Working Group on Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Development (WG on ITSD) is a subsidiary body under the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), comprising senior policymakers, researchers, decision-makers, and implementers from the SPECA countries responsible for developing guidance and finding practical solutions to problems identified by the countries. The WG provides a platform for sharing experiences and discussing issues within the SPECA framework.
ESCAP, in cooperation with ECE efforts and strategy, seeks to:
Date: 4-7 July 2022
In the next phase of Digital India, digital transformation is expected to be powered by emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things, fifth generation (5G) networks, Augmented Reality, Machine learning among others. India is increasingly seen as a prominent hub for research, and the home to vibrant startup ecosystem.