The Arab Strategy for Informatics

Details of the organization
ALECSO (The Arab League, Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization)
International organizations

Information about the project
The Arab Strategy for Informatics
ALECSO has given much attention to the fact that ICT applications in all aspects of life is a necessary condition for the realization of the overall sustainable development from as early as 1990. That year witnessed the publication of the Arab strategy for Informatics relevant to conditions at that era. Due to the ultra-fast changes imposed by the continueous development of ICT in all walks of life, the Arab Ministers of Higher Education and Research called for ALECSO (Department of Science and Scientific Reseach) to renew the Arab strategy for Informatics, in cooperatipn with the Arab governmental institutions responsible for science policies and legislations. The strategy , which was recently published in the year- 2004-, is now being considered as a basis for contiueous programmes to be executed by ALECSO ( Department of Science and Scientific Research).
Regional implementation
Completed from to 
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and The Arab Governmental Institutions responsible for ICT policies and legislations

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Access to information and knowledge
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* International and regional cooperation
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Conference
  • Publication
  • Guidelines
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No