• "Fostering an inclusive information society based on knowledge building in Asia Pacific."
  • "Fostering an inclusive information society based on knowledge building in Asia Pacific."
  • "Fostering an inclusive information society based on knowledge building in Asia Pacific."
  • "Fostering an inclusive information society based on knowledge building in Asia Pacific."

Asia Pacific Telecentre Network (APTN)

Vision and Mission

Vision

Be the leading ICT4D platform to build an inclusive information society in Asia pacific region


Mission

  • Empower communities with access to ICT enabled livelihood services through telecentres
  • Promote ICT4D as a development agenda among stakeholders to adopt and apply
  • Facilitate multi-stakeholder partnership on research and knowledge sharing on ICT4D
  • Collective action to address the global development agenda like SDG

Strength and Competency

Members of APTN network stands on a strong combination of diversified experiences from different sectors and domains ranging from private sector to public, not-for-profit to academic. Geographical coverage and population represented is another important strength of APTN. Most of the members have hands on experiences on telecentre movement and implementation of wide range of ICT4D projects. Strategic partnerships of individual members created a network partners at different level and collaborating with global initiatives like WSIS, UN APCICT, USAID.


APTN and SDG: Synergy toward common goal

Connect, Empower and Grow to achieve SDGs is the mantra for APTN. Members along with partners will promote achieving targets of SDG at country level as well as regional level. APTN believes that ICT will play vital role to bridge the technology gap exists in developing countries, hence the members have initiated adopting SDG in the strategy framework and fostering implementation at ground. APTN is partnering with various organizations to achieve the SDG and open to collaborate with different stakeholders to achieve the common goal.