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Committee on Technology for Development

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The Committee on Technology for Development of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) was established under resolution 315 (XXVIII), of 18 September 2014. It was mandated to follow up regional priorities in the field of technology for development, including information and communications technology, Internet governance, digital economy and the information society, as well as areas related to scientific research and transfer of technology. Its tasks also include following up relevant regional and international processes, conferences and forums and coordinating regional efforts to implement decisions and recommendations of those conferences, as well as supporting cooperation with regional organizations including the League of Arab States and other specialized organizations.

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