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Joint ITU-AICTO Regional Standardization Forum for Arab Region

Tunis, Tunisia, 27 January 2014



The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will convene a “Joint ITU-AICTO Regional Standardization Forum for Arab Region” at the kind invitation of the Arab Information and Communication Technologies Organization (AICTO).  This event, which is jointly organized with AICTO,  will take place at Le Palace Hotel, Tunis, Tunisia on
27 January 2014.  

This Forum will be followed by a workshop on “ICT Innovations in Emerging Economies" on 28 January 2014 and by the 7th meeting of the FG Innovation from 29 to 30 January 2014 at the same venue.  These two events are being respectively hosted by AICTO and Tunisie Telecom.


This Forum will provide concrete advice and best practices to developing countries on global standards development and building national standards readiness so that standardization competence of developing countries can be enhanced. Furthermore, it will also discuss the standardization activities ongoing in ITU-T study groups which are of interest to the region. An interactive session on working methods of ITU-T study groups will be held during the Forum in order to familiarize delegates with the procedures for participating in international standards development.

Target Audience 

Among the target audience are national standards bodies, ICT regulators, ICT companies, ICT research organizations, service providers and academia.​

Participation is open to ITU and AICTO Member States, Sector Members, Associates and Academic Institutions and to any individual from a country which is a member of ITU who wishes to contribute to the work.  This includes individuals who are also members of international, regional and national organizations.


General Information


Convening Letter, Registration and Programme


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