ADOC Secretariat（APEC Digital Opportunity Center Secretariat) is proud to announce that we hold the “ADOC digital center opening and donating ceremony” in Quang Vinh Second Elementary school at Hue,Vietnam in June19th. ASUS Vietnam donated 20 ASUS personal computers to Zhi Shan Foundation, which makes the total number of ADOC digital centers 19 in Vietnam.
ADOC project first cooperated with Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2005, providing the opportunity for businesses and public to learn how to use computer and form the core competence. By the End of May, 2011 , ADOC established 93 training centers in 10 PMEs, the accumulated number of trainees were over 300,000 people; together with this center opened in June19th. there are now 19 digital centers in Vietnam in 9 different provinces.
ADOC secretariat worked with Zhi Shan Foundation to set up ADOC digital training center . We invited the vice director of Department of Education, Quang Dien, Hue Vietnam - Nguyen Thai Hiep, Manger of ASUS Vietnam - Jeff Lo to join our program.
“To reduce the digital divide, to promote e-learning program has been the goal of ASUS ” said the ASUS country managers, “we were glad to share our resources to Vietnam students and promote e-learning through ADOC project; We are so looking forward to connect local people and Chinese Taipei together.”
The ADOC project is a self-funded multi-year Economic and Technical Cooperation (ECOTECH) initiative that Chinese Taipei first raised at the 2003 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. It aims to assist in transforming digital divides into digital opportunities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The first phase of the ADOC project was launched in August 2004 and was concluded at the end of 2008. The second phase ADOC project, ADOC 2.0 project, was proposed during the 2007 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and launched in 2009 by Chinese Taipei.
The intention of setting up ADOC Digital Opportunity Center is to help less information-developed APEC nations to reduce the digital divide, preventing the people from the limitation of sex , academic performance, social status and the extent of digitalization; to achieve the goal of ”Anytime、Anyone、Anywhere、Anything” and promoting ADOC as the digital resource center.