ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/ICTD/2011/Technical Paper.3
Publication Type: Reports & studies
Cluster: Statistics, Information Society and Technology
Focus Area: Technology & innovation
Initiatives: Digital Arabic Content
Keywords: Access to information, Arab countries, Electronic information resources, Information society, Internet domain names, Multimedia systems, Social media
Mechanisms for Community-driven Interactive Arabic Multimedia content
The ESCWA has prepared a guide concerning the implementation and development of e-portals for local communities and the most important requirements for the establishment, sustainability and modernization. This study identifies the role of portals in supporting the efforts made in the region to develop and use ICT in economic and social development and to build an information society. In addition, the portals allow the community to share experiences and enhance the role of society in participating in comprehensive and sustainable development.