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Project ID: 1302839545
Entity: TRA
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Activity: Emirates Internet Society
Activity description: Founded in March 14, 2006, the Emirates Internet Society initiative has brought together groups of young people with support from the UAE Knowledge Village in Dubai. The group is seeking to develop and improve the performance of Internet users, and to facilitate the exchange of experiences and information along with providing consultation. The group aims at aspiring and moving the UAE Society towards excellence and skill development in the current information age. In addition, the group has embarked on tasks to raise the awareness of the UAE society with regard to the importance of internet; push for more internet penetration and usage; enhance the efficiency of institutions and community sites (local, governmental and corporate); enhance the efficiency of web developers in the field of design and programming; and implement capacity building programs.
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Entity from: International
Geographical coverage of the activity: National
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] [ICT in Parliaments] [E-participation] [Partnerships]
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Related MDGs:
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
Activity type: Project, Programme
Time scale: Completed
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:
 UAE Government Strategy 2011-2013


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