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
Keywords: Arab countries, Cybernetics, Development, Law
Policy Note: Development and Harmonization of Cyber Legislation in the Arab Region
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.