The 3rd ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings
The 3rd ASEAN Digital Ministers Meeting (ADGMIN) was held in Boracay Island, Aklan, Philippines on 9-10 February 2023. His Excellency Ivan John E. Uy, Minister of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), chaired the Meeting with His Excellency Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of Health of Singapore as the Vice-Chair.
With regards to digital cooperation with Dialogue and Development Partners, the Meeting acknowledged that several important projects under ASEAN-Japan 2022 ICT Work Plan were supported under the ASEAN-Japan ICT Fund (AJICTF) and noted that the ASEAN – Japan Cybersecurity Capacity Building Centre (AJCCBC) has accomplished its target of reskilling over 700 cybersecurity professionals from 2018 to 2022 and welcomed the start of the upcoming next phase of AJCCBC spanning from 2023 to 2027.
The Government of Japan through the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) has been supporting the ASEAN-Japan Cybersecurity Capacity Building Centre (AJCCBC) since 2018 to develop the capacity of personnel in cyber security of ten ASEAN nations.
Read the full statement here.