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Assistance in Telecommunication/ICT in ASP Region

Project No 9RAS12041
Title Assistance in Telecommunication/ICT in ASP Region
Description The Department of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) contributes CHF 591,000 to the ITU Development Sector (ITU D-Sector). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and this project document signed by DBCDE and the ITU governs the funding arrangements and activities to be implemented utilizing these funds. In the Asia-Pacific (ASP) Region, the ITU is implementing various activities under the Hyderabad Action Plan (HAP) adopted at the World Telecommunication Development Conference in 2010. Activities include regional events and country specific actions relating to all aspects of telecommunication/ICT development. This project document aims to support and facilitate those planned activities which meet the criteria set out in this document as well as any new initiative requested by member administrations. Key areas of focus include the five Programmes and the Asia-Pacific Regional Initiatives identified in the HAP. This includes thematic areas such as telecommunications/ICT policy and regulation, human capacity building, cybersecurity, spectrum management, ICT applications, digital inclusion, and emergency communications.
Status Closed
Time Frame From 16/9/2012 To 31/3/2014
Funding Funded
Beneficiary Countries Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cook Islands, Cambodia, China, Dem. People's Rep. of Korea, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Japan, Kiribati, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Maldives, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal (Republic of), Niue, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palau, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Korea (Rep. of), Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam
ITU Project Management Team BUNNAG, S. Mrs.
Implementing Agency ITU
Keywords ICT applications and services
Relation to the Resolutions
Study Period Reference Chapter/ProgNo Title
2002Res. 172A / 1/2/3/4/5/6Implementation of national, regional, interregional and global projects
2006Res. 172A / 1/2/3/4/5Implementation of regionally approved initiatives at the national, regional, interregional and global levels
2010Res. 170 / 0Implementation of regionally approved initiatives at the national, regional, interregional and global levels
2012Res. 170 / 0Implementation of regionally approved initiatives at the national, regional, interregional and global levels
Relation to the WSIS Action Lines
C02Information and Communication Infrastructure
C07ICT Applications
Financial Scale (CHF) 500'000 - 1'000'000