ASREN, the Arab States Research and Education Network, is a nonprofit international organization, registered in Dusseldorf, Germany, on 3rd of June, 2011, under the umbrella of the League of Arab States. ASREN is the association of the Arab region National Research and Education Networks (NRENs), as well as their strategic partners, that aims to implement, manage and extend sustainable Pan-Arab e-Infrastructures dedicated for the research and education communities and to boost scientific research and cooperation in member countries through the provision of world-class e-Infrastructures and e-services. The goal is to connect Arab institutions among themselves and to the globe through high-speed data-communications networks. Such networks will enable sharing and access to a variety of research services and applications in addition to utilization of highly sophisticated and technologically advanced computing resources available only at very few institutions in the world. We aim to boost pan-Arab collaborative research and education projects and activities, contribute to promote scientific research, innovation and education across the Arab region.