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The 2nd Regional Forum on Arab Digital Content:  “The Developmental Impact of the Industry of Arabic Digital Content”


Muscat - Oman, 3-4 November 2014



In an effort to promote Arab Digital Content in line with the regional initiative on Arab Digital Content which was adopted in the World Telecommunication Development Conference 2010 in Hyderabad, the ITU Arab Regional Office organizes a regional Forum on this important subject.   In this context, the 2nd  Forum will be held in Muscat on 4 and 5 May, 2014, titled " The Developmental Impact of the Industry of Arabic Digital Content ".  This forum is hosted by the information Technology Authority of Oman and will be held under the auspices of the League of Arab States and in cooperation with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Egypt and the UN-ESCWA.  Moreover, the forum will address some of the key issues pertaining to the industry of Arab Digital Content, including the challenges it faces and developmental prospects of it.  In specific, the Forum will discuss the following topics:

1.       Recent Technological Trends to Enhance the Arabic Digital Content Industry.

2.       The Role of Governments in Supporting the Arabic Digital Content Industry .

3.       Key Issues of Media Content and Electronic Publishing.

4.       Challenges and Prospects for Regional Cooperation to Promote Arab Digital Content .

5.       The Role of Arab Digital Content Innovation in the Development of National Economic Systems.

6.       The Progressive Role of the Academic Institutions in Developing the Arab Digital Content Industry

In addition, a number of announcements will be made by stakeholders involved in the organization of the event about some of their key future activities planned for this year. 

It is noteworthy that the 1st Forum was held in Cairo, Egypt on December 8, 2013.  It was hosted by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Egypt, and was under the auspices of the Arab League and in collaboration with the UN-ESCWA.



Invitation Letter

Registration Form
Information Note
Hotel Reservation Form

Fellowship Form


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