The technical workshop aims at achieving the following objectives :
- To test and agree on a common mega template to be used for the development of the GIS projects for the transport networks and facilities in the respective regions,
- To discuss technicalities of data exchange across systems.
- To introduce participants from the Arab region to the Transport GIS Platform and its advantages for the analysis and queries of regional issues related to transport.
- To train participants on GIS tools to fill and update data online.
- To obtain participants' comments and feedback on the suggested common mega template for the GIS attributes and the levels of accessibility of the information for officials and the general public.
- To obtain feedback from participants on the applicability and maneuverability of the approach to develop full featured GIS tools apt to be interconnected in the future.