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Application of ICT indicators to assess the current status of ICT and e-readiness in Asia and the Pacific
(United Nations, 2009)
Access to ICT was a central theme in the World Summit of Information Society (WSIS) Plan of Action adopted in Geneva in 2003 and Tunis in 2005. The goal was to ensure more than half the people in the world have access to ...
Policies and strategies in incorporating and using available new ICT, including space-based applications, in multisectoral regional cooperation for resilient, inclusive and sustainable development
(United Nations, 2014)
It is well known that the Asia-Pacific suffers the most from disasters due to the growing population and economies becoming more exposed to disaster hazards. For decades, international agreements have advocated building ...
Using space-based applications and information available through the ESCAP-established regional cooperation mechanisms for improving disaster risk management
(United Nations, 2015)
The Asia-Pacific region is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world. Natural disasters such as typhoons, floods, droughts and earthquakes have led to the loss of countless lives and property. Given the inter-regional ...