Recent Submissions

  • 2021 ESCAP Population Data Insight 

    Social Development Division; ESCAP (UN.ESCAP, 2021-12-31)
  • ICT for disaster risk management 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (UN-APCICT/ESCAP, 2011-10)
    This briefing note focuses on disaster risk management as an information-hungry set of activities for protecting the public’s welfare and promoting sustainable development. Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), ...
  • ICT, climate change and green growth 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (UN.ESCAP, 2014-02)
    The APCICT Briefing Note Series aims to provide at-a-glance information on key information and communication technology for development (ICTD) agendas for high-level policymakers and stakeholders.

    This briefing ...

  • Overview of ICTs and sustainable development 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (UN.ESCAP, 2019-07-29)

    This Briefing Note examines the linkage between ICTs and sustainable development, and the practice of ICT for development (ICTD), which focuses on the meaningful application of ICTs—particularly computer, web-based, ...

  • Realizing data-driven governance 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (UN.ESCAP, 2019-04-16)

    The Briefing Note Series aims to provide at-a-glance information of key ICTD issues for policymakers, and facilitate their understanding of the potential of ICT when formulating national ...

  • Internet governance 

    Ang, Peng Hwa (United Nations, 2011-10)

    Briefing Note 5, Internet Governance, explores the challenges faced by policymakers in developing international policies and procedures to govern the use and operation of the Internet. The Briefing Note ...

  • ICT trends for government leaders 

    Singh, Rajnesh D. (United Nations, 2011-10)
    Providing insight into current ICT trends,Briefing Note 4, ICT Trends for Government Leaders, discusses some of the key technical and policy considerations when making decisions for ICTD in the local and ...
  • e-Government applications 

    Lee, Nag Yeon; Oh, Kwangsok (APCICT, 2011-10)

    Briefing Note 3, e-Government Applications provides an overview of e-government, including key elements and concepts, principles and types of applications. It discusses how an e-government system ...

  • ICT for development policy, process and governance 

    Lallana, Emmanuel C. (United Nations, 2011-10)

    ICT for Development Policy, Process and Governance, is the title of Briefing Note 2 which focuses on ICTD policy-making and governance, and provides critical information about aspects of national policies, ...

  • The linkage between ICT applications and meaningful development 

    Reddi, Usha Rani Vyasulu (United Nations, 2011-10)

    Briefing Note 1, The Linkage between ICT Applications and Meaningful Development, explores the various dimensions of ICT applications in key sectors of development in countries of the Asia-Pacific region. ...

  • Options for funding ICT for development 

    Labelle, Richard (United Nations, 2011-10)

    Briefing Note 8, Options for Funding ICT for Development, notes the financial and technical limitations of funding government plans and projects to deliver public services through the use of ICTs, and ...

  • ICT project management in theory and practice 

    Macapagal, Maria Juanita R.; Macasio, John J. (United Nations, 2011-10)

    Briefing Notes 7, ICT Project Management in Theory and Practice, provides an introduction to basic project management concepts that are relevant in ICTD projects, and introduces methods, processes and ...

  • Information security and privacy 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (UN-APCICT/ESCAP, 2011-10)

    Information Security and Privacy, Briefing Note 6 looks at what information security is and how to take action against information leakage and infringement. It provides an overview of the need for ...

  • Frontier ICTs for sustainable development for digital leaders 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2022-11-10)

    Frontier ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies)are recognized as an important means of achieving the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    However, the use, adoption, and adaptation ...

  • Digital government and transformation 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (UN-APCICT/ESCAP, 2022-12-09)

    There has been a quantitative and qualitative shift in the use of digital technologies in our everyday lives. Our ability to store, compute, and communicate digital data has increased exponentially. Governments are ...

  • Reaching a regional estimate of death registration completeness 

    UN.ESCAP (UN.ESCAP, 2023-01-18)
    Death registration is key to measuring and implementing public health policies, responding to health emergencies and a key component of legal identity. Despite progress, many countries still do not have universal and ...
  • Cross-sectoral infrastructure sharing for broadband 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (UN-APCICT/ESCAP, 2022)

    The Briefing Note Series aims to provide at-a-glance information of key ICTD issues for policymakers and to facilitate their understanding of the potential of ICT when formulating national development policies and ...

  • Gender mainstreaming in sustainable agricultural mechanization in Asia and the Pacific 

    UN.ESCAP; Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (CSAM) (CSAM, 2022-12)
    The Policy Brief discusses why gender matters in the context of sustainable agricultural mechanization, what key barriers women face in the adoption and scaling-up of mechanization-based solutions and how the gender dimension ...
  • Asia-Pacific trade and investment trends brief 2022/2023 : Azerbaijan 

    UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2023-01-09)
    This brief covers recent trends and developments in trade and investment. It has been produced as an accompaniment to the Asia-Pacific Trade and ...
  • Asia-Pacific trade and investment trends brief 2022/2023 : South-East Asia 

    UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2023-01-09)

    This brief covers recent trends and developments in trade and investment. It has been produced as an accompaniment to the Asia-Pacific Trade and ...

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