This session will address (1) Cultural identity and cultural heritage; (2) Linguistic diversity and its harmonization; (3) Role of media in the Information Society, its pluralism and independence; and (4) Convergence between ICT and media and social media in the Arab World.
Mr. Ibaa Oueichek, Adviser to the Minister of Communications and Technology, Syrian Arab Republic – Country blog مدوَّنة وطن
Mr. Jamil Zagharneh, Director General, IT General Directorate, Ministry of Telecom and IT, Palestine – Palestinian Museum: digital archives and electronic fora
Mr. George Awad, Communication and Information Programme Officer, UNESCO, Lebanon
Mr. Fadi Salem, Director of Research and Advisory, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government - MBRSG, United Arab Emirates (remotely)