Recent Submissions

  • Advancing pacific priorities 2022 

    UN.ESCAP; ESCAP Subregional Office for the Pacific (UN.ESCAP, 2022-12-30)

    Advancing Pacific Priorities highlights ESCAP’s work in the Pacific in the past year. It communicates efforts by the ESCAP Pacific Office in supporting the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) in their ...

  • Catalyst for change : sustainable finance developments across Asia Pacific 

    ESCAP Sustainable Business Network (ESBN); Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC); KPMG China (KPMG, 2020-07)

    The report provides a snapshot of the current sustainable finance landscape across the Asia Pacific region - including data indicators, recent regional, country-level and local policy developments, and multilateral ...

  • ICT human capacity building for development 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2010-01-02)

    The first issue of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development’s (APCICT) ICTD Case Study Series, ICT Human Capacity Building for Development discusses the ...

  • ICT for disaster risk reduction 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2009)

    The second issue of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development’s (APCICT) ICTD Case Study Series, ICT for Disaster Risk Reduction, discusses the ways in which ...

  • Polders in Asia : Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam 

    UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 1993)

    The construction of polders was recognized as a potential method of developing coastal
    lowlands, river valleys, marshes and swamp ground, as well as tidal embayments and gulf areas.
    Inasmuch as the largest ...

  • ICT competency standards 

    Ang, Peng Hwa; Sucahyo, Yudho Giri; Ko, Young Min; Aquilizan, Maria Lourdes P.; Tan, Mabel; Oranop, Chanansara (APCICT, 2016-09-01)

    The Case Study Series 4 on ICT Competency Standards provides a stocktaking of globally available ICT competency standards and practices from selected countries: Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Republic ...

  • e-Government and interoperability initiatives in the Philippines: new directions, challenges and opportunities 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (UN.ESCAP, 2019-11-27)

    Achieving interoperability is widely recognized as one of the major goals of any e-government effort. With shrinking budgets and the high cost of new technologies, government IT managers are optimizing the use of existing ...

  • Using Nesta's data maturity model to measure data maturity of an organization 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2019-12-27)

    It is widely recognized that organizations should start their own data journey to leverage and take advantage of its available data. However, most of the organizations do not know how to go about it since there are many ...

  • Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in the Philippines 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2019-12-27)

    This case study illustrates the women empowerment initiatives in ICT and entrepreneurship in the Philippines, scrutinises the implementation of the Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) flagship programme in the ...

  • Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in India 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2019-12-27)
    This case study illustrates the women empowerment initiatives in ICT and entrepreneurship in India, scrutinises the implementation of the Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) flagship programme in India and provides ...
  • Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in Bangladesh 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2019-12-27)
    This case study illustrates the women empowerment initiatives in ICT and entrepreneurship in Bangladesh, scrutinises the implementation of the Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) flagship programme in Bangladesh and ...
  • ICT good practices of a smart city : Incheon Metropolitan City 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2020-06-22)

    Recognizing Incheon Metropolitan City as one of the world’s leading smart cities, this Case Study delves into its Smart City Integrated Platform and illustrates the good practices of its Smart City infrastructure ...

  • Open government data policies and practices in the Republic of Korea 

    UN.ESCAP; Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT) (APCICT, 2020-07-01)
    This paper explores the most current OGD policies and practices in the Republic of Korea and its relevant institutional framework. It aims to present the Korean Governance model upon open government data initiatives, ...
  • Perspectives for Mekong development : revised indicative plan (1987) for the development of land, water and related resources ofthe lower Mekong basin 

    Interim Committee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin (United Nations, 1988)
  • An Introduction to the report on indicative basin plan : a proposed framework for the development of water and related resources of the Lower Mekong Basin, 1970 

    Committee for the Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin; UN.ECAFE (United Nations, 1970)

    The Indicative Basin Plan Report describes a frameworkfor lower Mekong basin development over the next 30 years, andways of improving the quality of life of the 30 million peoplein the basin. The 600-page report, based ...

  • Impact of the covid-19 pandemic on sustainable freight transport in North and Central Asia 

    UN.ESCAP (UN.ESCAP, 2022-12-30)

    Freight demand continues to grow in the North and Central Asia subregion in line with a growing population, industrialization, trade expansion, and economic development. So further development of freight transport systems ...

  • Pathways to adaptation and resilience in North and Central Asia 

    UN.ESCAP (UN.ESCAP, 2023-01-19)
    Pathways to Adaptation and Resilience in North and Central Asia takes forward the analysis of the Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2021 and demonstrates how the subregion is being affected by various risk parameters, and where ...
  • Small and medium enterprises and ICT 

    Kotelnikov, Vadim (UN-APCICT/ESCAP, 2007)

    This e-primer looks at how the knowledge-based economy has impacted small and medium enterprises (SMEs); explores why so few SMEs have adopted information and communications technology (ICT) and why SMEs should adopt ...

  • ICT for disaster management 

    Wattegama, Chanuka (UN-APCICT/ESCAP, 2007)

    This e-primer introduces policy makers and development practitioners to the application of different information and communication technologies (ICTs) in disaster management, with case studies from the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Collection of policies and recommendations to improve meaningful participation of people in vulnerable situation in the digital economy 

    Wang, Tengfei; Hunter, Shawn; West, Tracey; Watson-Lynn, Erin (UN.ESCAP, 2022-01-16)

    The United Nations’ call to “leave no one behind” has become a core guiding principle for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Recognizing this, as part of contribution to the work ...

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