For more than 5 years, ITU has been providing technical assistance in the implementation of e-business project for developing countries. As part of its Electronic Commerce for Developing Countries (EC-DC), e-business projects have been implemented in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Arab Region. Five regional seminars on e-business have been organized to address regional technology policy issues and strategies for e-business. ITU also provides direct assistance to developing countries in e-business technology policies and strategies. There is an ongoing project in Seychelles, launched in Q3 2003 and scheduled to be fully operational by the end of 2004.