Knowledge Village

Details of the organization
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Knowledge Village
Dubai Knowledge Village was established in 2003 as part of TECOM investments. It seeks to be the regional destination for human resources management providers. It offers unique opportunities for networking and business initiatives. In addition, it offers human resource management, consultancy, training and personal development programs. It hosts more than 220 HR development institutes, 70 consultancy institutes, 20 research and development organizations, and more than 100 freelancers in one cluster at one place. The Knowledge Village is working onto developing the region’s talent pool to support the UAE vision of knowledge based economy.
National implementation:
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WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
      * ICT for sustainable development
      * National e-strategies
      * ICT in Parliaments
      * E-participation
      * Partnerships
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Media
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Knowledge Village
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No