| More
World Summit on the Information Society
UN Logo  ITU Logo  




Project ID: 1247661080
Entity: Information Technology Authoriy
website of the entity
Activity: Managing and Operating Community Knowledge Center (CKC) in four regions of Oman
website of the activity
Activity description: The Managing and Operating Community Knowledge Centre (CKC) Contract has been Signed today at ITA’s premises. The contract was signed by Dr Salim Al-Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA, and Ms Hind Suhail Bahwan, the chairperson of Bahwan CyberTek. Establishment of the CKCs is part of the Community IT Training (CITT) Project which falls under the umbrella of the ‘National IT Training & Awareness Framework Initiative (NITTA). The NITTA is a government, nation-wide eOman initiative aimed at developing ICT skills capability and increasing ICT awareness within the government and the community The main objective of the CITT Project undertaken by ITA is to train citizens of the community on IT basic skills in order to reduce IT illiteracy and to bridge the digital divide. In order to realize these objectives, ITA aims to establish several Community Knowledge Centers in different parts of the Sultanate. As a start, there will be hour (4) CKC established in 4 main regions; in Muscat at the Sultan Qaboos Complex, in Sohar at Sohar Complex, in Sur at the Sport Centre and in Salalah at Salalah college of Technology. CKCs are equipped with computers, Internet connectivity and educational IT programs. Each centre has its own program and event schedule that allows any citizen interested to register for and join the training programs.
Contact: Send a message to the contact for this activity
 Documents attached to this entry
 Attached documents are in language(s) in which they are submitted
 Title   Available languages and formats 
no documents available
Entity from: International
Geographical coverage of the activity: Local
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development [ICT for sustainable development] [National e-strategies] [E-participation]
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Related MDGs:
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
Activity type: Training initiative
Time scale: Planned for future: September 2009 - Septemper 2012
Partners: no information available
 Additional Information on National Implementation Mechanism
 Strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
 National e-strategy: Yes
 Additional Information:
 eOman Digital Strategy


Top - Copyright © WSIS 2014 All Rights Reserved - Logo Policy
Privacy Notice
Updated : Generated : 2014-10-01