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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...

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 Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region cover (Arabic) Arab Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/2



The publication explores innovation approaches and technological trends that bolster inclusive sustainable development and the achievement of SDGs in the Arab region by: 
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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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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...

Second Western Asia Preparatory Conference for the World Summit on the Information Society



The first phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), held in Geneva during 10-12 December 2003, adopted a Declaration of Principles (DoP) and a global Plan of...

Fifth Arab Internet Governance Forum (ArabIGF-V)



The Fifth Arab Internet Governance Forum (ArabIGF-V) will be held in Cairo, from 22 to 23 January 2020.  It is organized by ESCWA and the...

Regional Follow-up to the Outcome of the World Summit on the Information Society





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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), was held from 16 to 19 July 2018 at the UN-House...

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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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 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, 2003

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2003/11

This document represents a profile that covers different areas related to the information society, including the components of the enabling environment such as policies, strategies, legal...

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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, 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, 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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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 Digital Development Report 2019: Towards Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness cover Arab Digital Development Report 2019: Towards Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/6

Linking the role of information and communications technologies (ICTs) with sustainable development, this publication addresses the theme of empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness of...

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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...

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...

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