Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No.4 Skip to main content

Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No.4

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E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/7
Issued in: 
2005

Noting the impact of ICTs on social and economic development, this issue presents the four different dimensions for the use of technology in employment creation. It also focuses on initiatives undertaken by ESCWA in that regard, and on projects being implemented in the Syrian Arab Republic and Yemen. Moreover, this Review highlights the major studies and activities carried out by ESCWA in that field, and emphasize the importance of developing the digital content industry in the Arab region. This issue addresses the preparations for and challenges of the second phase of the WSIS.