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ESCWA Workshop in the Sudan on "Enhancing National Technology Transfer System in Sudan: Legal Framework and Suggested Structure"
02.01.2018 | Sudan
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program implemented by ESCWA in cooperation with Arab Member States, and upon the request of the Africa City of Technology (ACT) in Sudan to provide technical support in strengthening the technology transfer and innovation system in Sudan, ESCWA implemented a workshop in Khartoum on December 27, 2017. read more

Multiple ESCWA meetings Sudan on: "Establishment of an Observatory for ICT Indicators"
29.12.2017 | Sudan
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program implemented by ESCWA in cooperation with Arab Member States, and upon a request received from the National Information Center (NIC) to provide technical support in the establishment of an ICT Indicators Observatory in Sudan, ESCWA, represented by Dr. Nawar Al-Awa, Regional Adviser in Technology for Development Division (TDD), undertook a mission to Khartoum on 26 December 2017 to hold a number of meetings with national agencies involved in ICT indicators production. read more

ESCWA Workshop in Morocco on: "Technology for Persons with Disability: Plans, Initiatives, and Indicators"
01.12.2017 | Morocco
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program implemented by ESCWA in cooperation with its Member States, and upon the request received from the Ministry of Solidarity, Women, Family and Social Development in the Kingdom of Morocco to provide technical support in convening a capacity-building workshop on the use of technology to enhance the accessibility of persons with disabilities (PwD), and to explore the possibility of developing an action plan to operationalize digital accessibility, ESCWA conducted a workshop in Rabat on 29 November 2017. read more

ESCWA Workshop in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on: " National Strategy for Digital Government"
10.11.2017 | Jordan
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program implemented by ESCWA in cooperation with its Member States, and upon the request of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MoICT) in Jordan to provide technical assistance in convening a capacity building workshop in the development of e-government strategies, and to advise on the needed roadmap to develop the national digital government strategy, ESCWA carried out a workshop in Amman on 6 and 7 November 2017. read more

ESCWA hosts the fifth meeting of Arab e-Government Program Directors
27.04.2017 | Lebanon
Within the framework of enhancing technical cooperation among ESCWA member countries in the area of e-Government, the Technology for Development Division (TDD) organized the fifth meeting of Arab e-Government program directors at the United Nations House in Beirut on 26 April 2017. read more

Two ESCWA Workshops in Mauritania on: e-Government Strategies and Indicators
21.04.2017 | Mauritania
Based on two advisory requests received from the Ministry of Employment, Vocational Qualification and ICTs (MoEVQICT) in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, for ESCWA to provide technical assistance on e-Government policy development, ESCWA organized two workshops in Nouakchott from 10 to 12 April 2017. Dr. Nawar Al-Awa, Regional Advisor on Technology for Development, represented ESCWA during the two workshops, contributed several presentations and moderated all workshops sessions. Participants expressed their appreciation of the substantive content of the two workshops. Discussions and meetings also highlighted the need for such workshops and emphasized the importance of capacity-building and advisory services provided by ESCWA in coordination with national partners in the areas of technology for development. read more

Four Workshops of ESCWA in Sudan on: Quality of e-Services, Technology Incubators, and ICT Academic for Development
04.04.2017 | Sudan
In efforts to fulfill 4 technical cooperation requests which ESCWA has received from the National Information Center (NIC) in Sudan to provide advisory services on the development of a framework for e-Services quality and the development of technology incubators in Sudan, in addition to technical support for two capacity-building workshops dedicated to Journalists Union and Labor Union on ICT Academy for development for Government Leaders in Sudan, and invitation to contribute to the ceremony of national information day, ESCWA organized four workshops in Khartoum from 25 to 30 March 2017 to provide the needed technical assistance. read more

ESCWA contribution to QITCOM-2017 in Doha, Qatar
21.03.2017 | Qatar
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program that ESCWA implements in partnership with its Member States, and based on the invitation received from the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) in Qatar to contribute to the 4th edition of QITCOM (conference and exhibition), ESCWA has conducted a mission to Doha, Qatar, from the 6th to the 8th of March 2017. read more

ESCWA Workshop in the Kingdom of Morocco on: Technology Integration in Higher Education and Scientific Research for Sustainable Development
02.01.2017 | Morocco
Within the framework of ESCWA technical cooperation program, implemented in collaboration with Member States, and in response to the received request from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Cadres Qualification (MOHESR) in Morocco to provide an advisory service on best practices of technology integration in higher education and scientific research for sustainable development, ESCWA conducted a workshop, in collaboration with MOHESR, in Rabat on 22nd December 2016. read more

ESCWA Workshop in Mauritania on: The Legal Framework and Suggested Structure of the National Technology Transfer Office
29.12.2016 | Mauritania
In the context of establishing a national technology transfer office in Mauritania, ESCWA conducted, in partnership with the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) in Mauritania, a workshop to discuss the NTTO legal framework and suggested structure on 20th December 2016. read more
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