Policy Note: Development and Harmonization of Cyber Legislation in the Arab Region - ESCWA

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ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/Technical Paper.2


Publication Type: Policy briefs

Cluster: Statistics, Information Society and Technology

Focus Area: Technology & innovation

Initiatives: Cyber Legislation

SDGs: Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Keywords: Arab countries, Cybernetics, Development, Law

Policy Note: Development and Harmonization of Cyber Legislation in the Arab Region

January 2013

The purpose of this note is to clarify the importance of cyber legislation in building the Arab knowledge society and highlight the ESCWA efforts and activities that aim at developing cyber legislation and promoting regional integration. The note also demonstrates the challenges and obstacles of the region in the context of cyber legislation and its implementation. In addition, it includes several recommendations resulting from discussions held during a number of ESCWA workshops.

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