The Arab ICT Organization (AICTO) is an Arab governmental organization working under the aegis of the league of Arab States.
Activities : Scope : The Arab Strategy for ICTs - building the Information Society to 2012 & The WSIS recommendations. • Disseminating information about Arab ICT solutions, innovations and software, • Promoting R&D throughout the Arab region, • Organizing thematic exhibitions and events (training sessions workshops, conferences, ..) • Fostering experience share amongst Arab experts. Implementation Mechanism: Working groups composed of Aicto Associate Members. Membership : • Member States Arab countries members of the League of Arab States • Associate Members - Private and public companies active in the ICT sector in Arab countries, - Civil society • Honor Members
Mrs. Khédija Hamouda Ghariani, Sup Telecom Engineer, graduated from the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Paris” in 1984, has been Secretary-General of AICTO, since 1st January 2008 .
From 2004 to 2007, Mrs. Khédija Ghariani was a member of the Tunisian Government as Secretary of State to the Minister of Communication Technologies for computer Science, Internet and Free Open Source Software.
From 1999 to 2007, she held a number of responsibilities as the General Manager of the Telecom Research & Studies Center, CEO of Tunisia Telecom, CEO of the Tunisian Internet Agency and GM of the National Agency for Frequencies.
She has also been very active on the level of associations, namely dealing with disabled persons, Vice-President of the friendly society for Sup’Telecom engineers, Founding member and previous chairman of “Women & ICT” Association.