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Facilitating the establishment of .ARAB Phase I

Project No 2RAB09019
Title Facilitating the establishment of .ARAB Phase I
Description This project will facilitate the establishment of a regional generic Top Level Domain (gTLD), named .ARAB, following the request of assistance issued by the Council of Ministers of the Arab Region. The project aims at providing policy and technical assistance, as well as the necessary capacity building to allow the Arab Region the establishment, management and sustainability of .ARAB gTLD.
Area of Action ICT Applications
Status Implemented
Time Frame From 23/12/2009 To 31/12/2010
Beneficiary Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros (Union of the), Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, State of Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Implementing Agency ITU
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000
Achievements The project objective was to supporting the Arab region in their efforts to acquire and to use .ARAB gTLD as a mechanism to strengthen social and economic development, the main achievement of the project was collecting the necessary documentation and information. Furthermore, a other project document was developed to provide financial support to the .arab application.