Regional WSIS Stocktaking Report 2016, Arab States

ICT Projects and WSIS Action Line Related Activities in Arab States

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In the period 2014-2016, WSIS Stocktaking Reports have reviewed 248 ICT-related projects and activities carried out by international organizations, governments, the private sector, civil society and other stakeholders in the Arab Region, with those in 2016 highlighting the efforts deployed by stakeholders involved in implementation of the SDGs. WSIS Stocktaking reports are based on the multistakeholder approach, including input from stakeholders from all over the world responding to ITU’s official call for stocktaking updates and new entries. The inputs from WSIS action line facilitators and co-facilitators also contribute to the reports.



Cultural diversity and identity

In Algeria, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Endowments has initiated the development of online services (e-Zaket, e-Fatwa, e-Mawakit, e-Library) on the website of the administrations under its supervision (SDG 4). This project was implemented through the development of the website which provides online services, interactive forms, text documents, presentations and so forth for 48 directorates of religious affairs and endowments, Islamic cultural centres and training institutes for executives of religion.


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