ESCAP secretariat updated its E-Resilience Dashboard in Power BI format in 2023 (published in 2023, access here) to assess crisis preparedness through seamless digital connectivity to promote a digital policy environment and respond to recommendations of the
ESCAP (2023) working paper (access here) on e-resilience readiness in a few selected economies in East and North-East Asia (ENEA) and in South Asia (SA) analyses the current situation to ensure that information and communications technology infrastructure is resilient and can effectively support disaster risk reduction and sustainable development.
The First Informal Drafting Group Meeting on the Declaration of Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Digital Inclusion and Transformation
ESCAP member States pledged to convene a Ministerial Conference on Digital Inclusion and Transformation, a forum aimed at expediting the realization of Sustainable Development Goals and regional cooperative initiatives, including the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway initiative.
The “Digital SDGs: "Regional Workshop on Digital Inclusion and Community Development” was co-organized by ESCAP and the Korean Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives (KFCC) on 18-19 September 2023, at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand, in a hybrid modality. This event aimed to support the regional promotion of the global SDGs Digital Day which was conducted in New York on 17 September, prior to the SDG Summit.
The virtual Expert Group Meeting (EGM) workshop (access here) aims at: (i) improving the understanding of the APIS Bureau Members on the e-resilience readiness concept of ESCAP and (ii) collecting and finalising the final feedback and inputs to the above working papers from the experts of the APIS Working Group 1 on Connectivity for All, APIS Working Group 2 on Digital Technology and APIS Working Group 3 on Digital Data.