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APEC Digital Opportunity Center

(ADOC)

ADOC Secretariat, Institute for Information Industry

Project Background
‣ 2000, Brunei Goal @ the 8th APEC Leaders’ Meeting
➡ Promote a Digital Society ➡ Triple number of people with access to Internet

‣ 2001 e-APEC Strategy @ 9th APEC Leaders’ Meeting
(Shanghai)
➡ Create Environment for Infrastructure

Information & Services by 2015: Grant Access to Everybody!

Investment & Technology Development ➡ Enhance human capacity building

ADOC Project
 The First Phase of the ADOC
➡ Chinese Taipei first proposed in the 2003

Project (2003 to 2008):

APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. ➡ It aims to assist in transforming digital divides into digital opportunities throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

 The Second Phase of the ADOC
➡ Invited Private-Sector and NGO’s to Join

Project (2009 to 2011):

the Cooperation ➡ Combines the Spirit of Mobility & Affordability

Achievements
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Formed ADOC International Alliances with 10 PMEs Established ADOC International Partner Offices and 100 Centers among PMEs, across 3 Continents Invited more than 1,000 Organizations from PublicPrivate Sector to get involved in the project:


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Encouraged more than 1,800 International Volunteers to Participate
Developed 7 Types of Digital Opportunity Centers to Meet the Needs of Different Groups Trained more than 380,000 People

ADOC Int’l Operation
89 Centers Among 10 Countries Across 3 Continents

Servicing: The General Public

Small-Micro Entrepreneurs

Children

Women

Vision Impaired People

The Poor

Street Kids, Drop-Outs

Displaced People / Refugees

Ecologically Endangered Areas

ADOC Volunteers

Beneficial Effects to Society
‣ Provide a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Platform ‣ Offer down-to-earth Vocational Training Programs ‣ Bring Mobility
Allowing APEC member economies to share their experiences & collaborate with ideas and initiatives that contribute to bridge the digital divide.

Offering vocational training programs is an effective way to help those who need it the most to advance in their careers and studies ultimately improve the quality of their lives.

The ADOC 2.0 Digital Hope Train concept, through its Mobile Digital Opportunity Centers (MDOCs) delivers education & training to those who have no access to conventional centers

Center Catering
‣ Vocational Skills Training:
➡ For Vision Impaired

‣Vocational Skills Training:
➡PC Refurbishment & Maintenance

Center Catering

Center Catering

‣Vocational Skills Training:

➡ Business Plan Creation & Seed Capital Programs

‣ Centers in Displaced Peoples’ Camps:
➡ Teach Basic ICT Skills & Alternative Sources of Income ➡ Assist in Reincorporation to Society

Center Catering

Center Catering - Mobile Center
Partner: AiFu Foundation Established time: 2009 PME: the Philippines

Partner: Orangutan Information Center Established time: 2010 PME: Indonesia

Partner: ChildHope Asia Established time: 2009 PME: the Philippines

Partner: FIELD Indonesia Established time: 2011 PME: Indonesia

Partner: College of Asian Scholars Established time: 2009 PME: Thailand

Partner: Government of Misamis Occidental Established time: 2011 PME: Philippines

Mobile Center(Container) Outside

Mobile Center(Container) Inside

ADOC Stories

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ur91dJQHJSE#!

Conclusion
From Mobility to Ubiquity: Ensuring the Power and Promise of Internet Connectivity for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime

Thank You!

ADOC 2.0: From Hope to Action!