Ongoing Projects

Ongoing Projects

SWITCH SEA: Fostering women’s technical leadership in the Internet industry in Southeast Asia (2020-2021)

Donor: Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The project is a gender-responsive and inclusive approach that supports women and LGBTQI+ engineers in Vietnam, Thailand, The Philippines and Cambodia with the knowledge and skills to advance their careers in the Internet industry. The strategy will be to combine education, training and mentoring to increase diversity, foster leadership and increased awareness at a national and regional about their valuable technical contributions.

M-Root Deployment: Streamlining M-Root deployment and operations by improving process and automation (2021)

Donor: Asia Pacific Internet Development Trust (APIDT)

The project is a collaboration between APNIC, the WIDE Project and Japan Registry Services (JPRS) to accelerate anycast deployment of M-Root around the Asia Pacific with 12 new M-Root anycast instances. The project is providing faster and more reliable DNS service and helping improve and increase the availability, affordability, and accessibility of the Internet in the region.

APNIC Academy Platform and Curriculum Development (2021)

Donor: Asia Pacific Internet Development Trust (APIDT)

The project is accelerating and strengthening the development of an integrated online platform (the APNIC Academy) to support training and technical assistance and develop a comprehensive curriculum for self-paced and instructor-led training. It is providing improved access to training and technical assistance, boosting technical capacity in the Asia Pacific region.

Community Trainers Network Expansion (2021)

Donor: Asia Pacific Internet Development Trust (APIDT)

By recruiting, retaining and developing more Community Trainers at the local level, this project is expanding the scope and effectiveness of APNIC Academy training. The additional local-level support provided by the project is increasing instructor-led APNIC training in targeted economies and can provide options for training in the local language along with improved translation support for content.

Supporting training delivery in the Asia Pacific (2021)

Donor: Asia Pacific Internet Development Trust (APIDT)

This project is training members of the Asia Pacific Internet technical community to proficiently understand, configure, and manage their Internet infrastructure and services while embracing best current practices.

Curriculum development for non-technical audiences (2021)

Donor: Asia Pacific Internet Development Trust (APIDT)

The project is developing APNIC-branded courseware and gamified material, to explain how the Internet works from an APNIC and Internet addressing perspective, including the creation and digitization of the card game IPGO. It will help foster more meaningful engagements and help give decision-makers a better understanding of how the Internet works.

Satellite Arterial Research and Educational Network in Asia-Pacific (SARENA-PAC) research and development project (2021)

Donor: Asia Pacific Internet Development Trust (APIDT)

The project, run by the Asian Internet Interconnection Initiatives (AI3) and School of Internet Asia (SOI Asia), is implementing resilient satellite connectivity to support research and education infrastructure with a focus on South-East Asia. It is also being designed to provide Internet connectivity in times of emergency.