Iran Country Workshop

Iran National Committee for WSIS, Iran Ministry of ICT

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Session 253

16:30–18:15, Monday, 19 March 2018 Room M, ITU Montbrillant Country Workshop Speakers/Panellists  Link to WSIS Action Lines  Link to SDGs 

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Iran National Activities towards the Information Society

This workshop will provide a brief summary of the performances, experiences and accomplishments of the Islamic Republic of Iran regarding the Information Society.
The national achievements and activities regarding the WSIS Action Lines will be reported by panelists from government, private sector, and academia.

Panelists will update the past reported projects, as well as introducing the new ones. In this regard, they will discuss main achievements and challenges they faced during the implementation of the projects in national level. By these presentations, participants will find a general view regarding deployed e-services in Iran and utilizing the information and communication technologies ( ICTs) in different areas such as education, research, finance and agriculture.


Dr Hadi Shahriar Shahhoseini, Vice Chancellor for International Affairs, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran.


• Dr Rasool Saraeian, ICT Ministry, Information Technology Organization (ITO), Iran.
• Dr Hadi Shahriar Shahhoseini, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran.
• Dr Alireza Reisi, Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoHE), Iran.
• Dr Hossein Mirshojaeian Hosseini, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance (MEFA), Iran.
• Dr Mohammad Khansari, ICT Research Institute (ITRC), Iran.
• Dr Seyad Morteza Moosavian, Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Iran.
• Dr Rahman Issazazadeh Nesheli, Ministry of Education, Iran.
• Mr Keyvan Keshavarz, Ministry of Agriculture, Iran.

Session's link to WSIS Action Lines

  • AL C1 logo C1. The role of public governance authorities and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • AL C2 logo C2. Information and communication infrastructure
  • AL C3 logo C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C4 logo C4. Capacity building
  • AL C7 e-Gov logo C7. ICT Applications: E-government
  • AL C7 e-Bus logo C7. ICT Applications: E-business
  • AL C7 e-Lea logo C7. ICT Applications: E-learning
  • AL C7 e-Agr logo C7. ICT Applications: E-agriculture
  • AL C7 e-Sci logo C7. ICT Applications: E-science
  • AL C11 logo C11. International and regional cooperation

Session's link to Sustainable Development Process

  • Goal 1: No poverty logo Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 2: Zero hunger logo Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
  • Goal 4: Quality education logo Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation logo Goal 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth logo Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure logo Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation


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