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ITU-D Projects in Asia-Pacific

About Development Sector Projects

The ITU-D has longstanding years of experience in the execution and implementation of projects in ICT for Development. The types of small, medium and large-scale projects undertaken include telecommunication infrastructure development, capacity building, policies and regulation, e-services, cybersecurity, emergency telecommunications, ICTs for persons with disabilities, etc.
By having in-house expertise in project development, management and monitoring & evaluation, the ITU is well positioned to deliver ICT for Development projects to help achieve the World Summit on the Information Society Goals as well as the Millennium Development Goals.
The ITU is open to collaborating with stakeholders and funding partners to deliver ICT projects that address socio-economic development needs. To facilitate the development of projects, the ITU Project Document Template and a Study Paper on Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Project Management are available for use.
During the fifth World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-10) of the ITU, each region grouped its initiatives and selected the top projects that best met its particular priorities. The following 28 Regional Initiatives based on WTDC-10 Resolution 17 (Rev. Hyderabad, 2010) were adopted to be implemented during this four-year period:
  • Unique ICT needs of least developed countries, small island developing states and landlocked developing countries
  • Emergency telecommunications
  • Digital broadcasting
  • Broadband access and uptake in urban and rural areas
  • Telecommunication/ICT policy and regulation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Ongoing ICT-DF Projects

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Ongoing ICT-DF Regional Initiatives

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Implemented, Closed or being Implemented Projects

Asia-Pacific Regional Initiatives on Telecommunications

Assistance for the Establishment of Sector Governance in Telecommunications in East Timor

Assistance in Telecommunication Policies and Regulations in the Asia-Pacific Region

Assistance in Telecommunication/ICT in ASP

Assistance in Telecommunication/ICT in ASP Region

Assistance in the Licensing of the Third Mobile Operator in I.R. of Iran

Building capacity of harnessing ICTs for disempowered/marginalised communities in Sri Lanka

Capacity Building and ICT Policy, Regulatory and Legislative Frameworks Support for Pacific Island States

CLMV Subregional Workshop on IP/NGN Technologies and Services

ICT Policy & Regulatory Cooperation in the Asia Pacific region and addressing the unique ICT needs of the Pacific Island countries

ITU NBTC Training Program 2011

ITU NBTC Training Program 2013

ITU NBTC Training Programme 2012

ITU NTC Training Program 2010

ITU TCI Training Program on NGN Migration Planning

ITU-IDA Executive Training Program on Enabling Frameworks for ICT Development

Licensee Monitoring and Compliance Framework

Master Plan for wireless broadband in Asia and the Pacific

NGN Planning, Migration and Applications

Pilot Biddings for USO Projects in Two Provinces of Thailand

Policy and Regulatory Assistance in Asia and the Pacific

Promoting Transformational Power of Broadband

Roadmap for Transition from Analogue to Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting and Mobile Television in Asia and the Pacific

Roadmap for Transition from Analogue to Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting and Mobile Television in Asia and the Pacific

Rural ICT Policy Advocacy, Capacity Building and Knowledge Sharing

Rural/Outer Island Communications in the Pacific

Seminar on Universal Service Obligation in Thailand

SMS4DC Support Services for Fiji

Spectrum Management and Spectrum Transfer Training for the staff of National Telecommunications Commission, Thailand

Strengthening the Training Capacity of the Institute of Posts and Telecommunications

Subregional Telecommunication Meeting for Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam

Technical Assistance on Telecommunication/ICT Policy and Regulation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Training on the Bridging Standardization Gap

Training Program on Spectrum Management and Related Issues

Training Programme on Rural Communications, Next Generation Networks and Competition

Universal Service Obligation in Thailand