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Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development cover Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development

E/ESCWA/TDD/2017/3

The study entitled Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development is a central part of ESCWA efforts to promote radical policy changes towards utilizing digital technologies for...

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Perspectives of Digital Economy in the Arab Region cover Perspectives of Digital Economy in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2017/2

The study aimed to raise awareness on the Digital Economy in the Arab region and its contribution to Sustainable Development. Digital Economy is a concept characterizing a situation where...

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Regional Profile of the Information Society in the Arab Region, 2003-2015 cover Regional Profile of the Information Society in the Arab Region, 2003-2015

E/ESCWA/TDD/2015/3

While the nations of the world were preparing to adopt new development goals after the deadline for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals, the increasing...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in the Arab Region Issue No. 21 cover (Arabic) Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in the Arab Region Issue No. 21

E/ESCWA/TDD/2014/1

The efforts exerted by countries worldwide to achieve knowledge societies were often associated with different technology initiatives. Given the opportunities granted by those initiatives to...

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Regional Profile of the Information Society in the Arab Region - 2013

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/6

The information society, in which information is processed efficiently, including the production, exchange, adaptation, and use of information, is the appropriate environment for achieving...

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Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia, 2011

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2011/4

The information society, in which information is processed efficiently, including the production, exchange, adaptation and use of information, is the appropriate environment for achieving...

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Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia, 2009

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2009/12

The information society, in which information is processed efficiently, including the production, exchange, adaptation and use of information, is the appropriate environment for achieving...

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Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia 2007

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/15

ESCWA is publishing the Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia - 2007 as a part of the follow-up to the World Summit on the Information Society. The study is the third in a...

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Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia, 2005

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/6

The accelerating development in knowledge during the past few decades has modified the principles of economic growth with the move towards knowledge-based economy affecting all sectors of the...

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Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 3 cover Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 3

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2004/3

The “Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development” (ICT Review) is a collection of short research papers on various topics related to ICT and the needs of the Arab region...

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Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 2 cover Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 2

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2003/3

The “Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development” (ICT Review) is a collection of short research papers on various topics related to ICT and the needs of the Arab region....

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Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, IsReview of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 1sue No. 1 Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 1

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2003/1

The “Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development” (ICT Review) is a collection of short research papers on various topics related to ICT and the needs of the Arab region....

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Regional profile of the information society in western Asia, 2003

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2003/11

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Open Consultations and Arab Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting in Preparation for the Fifth Arab IGF



ESCWA and the League of Arab States are organizing two preparatory meetings for the Fifth Arab Internet Governance Forum (Arab IGF), which are planned to be held from 16 to 19 July 2018...

Open Government in the Arab Region



The main objective of this workshop was to build the capacity of participants on open government, based on the four phased ESCWA framework.

The...

Meeting on the Second Arab Roadmap on Internet Governance - The Next Decade



ESCWA, in partnership with the League of Arab States, is organizing the Expert Group Meeting on the Second Arab Roadmap on Internet Governance - The Next Decade, from...

Arab High-level Forum on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development



ESCWA is organizing the Arab High-level Forum on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in partnership with the Lebanese Ministry of...

Arab Information Society




In an effort to assess the status of the information society, and in-line with the WSIS Action Lines, ESCWA prepared national profiles of the Information Society for each member country...

Regional Profile of the Information Society: the Arabic language sixth among the most used languages on the Internet



The Internet penetration rate in the Arab region registered a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.9 per cent during the period 2005-2012 which is higher than the world average of 12.4 per...

First Western Asia Regional Preparatory Conference



The Western Asia Preparatory Conference for WSIS is hosted by the Lebanese Government, represented by the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, in close collaboration with...

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