On October 24-26, 2023 T.Khechoyan, Director for International Cooperation and Development at the Public Administration Academy of RA, participated in discussions and introduction of new training WIFI modules for presenting and sharing the best experiences of women entrepreneurship through further development of Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) under Digital Leaders Programme organized by the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT/ESCAP) in South Korea, Incheon, on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs through Digital Transformation.
Each participant prepared and presented draft action plans for implementation in their own countries. T. Khechoyan presented the activities for introducing the WIFI curriculum in Armenia.
WIFI program covers Armenia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Fiji, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Samoa and Papua New Guinea.
In March 2022, as part of WIFI program, Public Administration Academy of RA and UN–APCICT/ESCAP jointly organized virtual training courses for teaching and administrative staff of PAARA, representatives public organizations involved in women entrepreneurship matters, as well as invited specialists from Georgia, Latvia and Kazakhstan.
Introduction of new training modules in countries of the region (including Armenia) will be launched in 2024.