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Asia Pacific Digital Transformation Forum and Asia Pacific Digital Ministerial Conference: Shaping Our Common Future

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) of the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with partner agencies, are organizing the “First Asia-Pacific Digital Ministerial Conference 2022: Shaping Our Common Future”, in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 10 November 2022. The Ministerial Conference will serve a prime opportunity to discuss the status, challenges and pathways to advance digital transformation and strengthen regional digital cooperation with the ICT and Digital Ministers of the Asia-Pacific region towards building an inclusive digital society and economy. The Ministerial Conference will also consider the adoption of the Seoul Declaration (tentative title) and the endorsement of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway Action Plan 2022-2026, as part of the pathways to advancing digital transformation in the region.

In order to enrich the discussions and deliberations of the Ministerial Conference, ESCAP and the MSIT are also organizing the “Asia-Pacific Digital Transformation Forum” (APDTF) together with side events on 9 November 2022 at the same venue. Among the side events, the “high-level policy dialogue on digital transformation” at the highest level, which is scheduled during the afternoon of 9 November 2022, will provide a good opportunity for high-level senior officials from member States, United Nations agencies, international and regional organizations and civil society on ICT/Digital agendas, as well as donor agencies, to discuss and consider new digital business opportunities and cooperative actions towards an inclusive digital society and economy.


          Zoom Meeting ID: 861 1919 9096 (pw: 1109) 

  • Please note that the event will be broadcasted only, and that participation in the form of chats or interventions will not be possible.  

For further information, kindly contact Mr. Tae Hyung KIM, Chief, ICT and Development Section, ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction Division, ESCAP, e-mail: [email protected].