Committee on Information and Communications Technology & Science, Technology and Innovation, Second session

Co-organizer Description: 
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Event Date: 
29 Aug 2018 to 31 Aug 2018
Event Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand
Events Description: 

 

This Committee is designed to act as the Asia-Pacific region’s pre-eminent intergovernmental platform on information and communications technology (ICT) and science, technology and innovation (STI) policy. This Committee session will address key challenges and opportunities for Asia-Pacific economies in the areas of: frontier technology; inclusive technology and innovation development, technology and trade; the integration of ICT-related issues in development policies; space applications; technology transfer; and capacity-building on ICT.

The Committee is invited to share experiences and lessons learned, identify policy priorities and propose areas for regional cooperation in ICT and STI policy.

Report of APCTT on its activities during the period 2016-2018