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Projects in the Arab Region

Types of ICT Applications Projects

e-Government       e-Environment

e-Health                e-Learning

e-Strategies           e-Employment

e-Commerce          e-Agriculture


The project aimed to facilitate the adoption of policies aimed at promoting the use of Arab language and the creation of Arab content for e-Education. Hosted by the government of Syria, ITU organized a regional seminar on e-Education in Damascus Syria from 15-17 July 2003. Bringing together key players from the Arab region, this seminar addressed the challenges to the use of the Arabic language in ICTs (2003).


The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran funded the "Ministry of PTT e-Commerce project for D-8 Members". The project benefited Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey (2002).


With the collaboration of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), a "Basic e-Commerce training” was organized in Islamabad (March-April 2001) for senior managers from the PTA, the Pakistan Telecommunication Co. and Internet service providers’ representatives. The training introduced basic concepts of e-Commerce, explained technology policy issues and strategies and highlighted the need for a legal environment for e-Commerce (2001).


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