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Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development , 2019
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The study entitled Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development is a central part of ESCWA efforts to promote radical policy changes towards utilizing digital technologies for sustainable development in Arab countries. It sets out proposals and recommendations for harnessing these technologies for social, economic and human development opportunities. The following seven thematic policy areas relevant to digital technologies are identified: digital strategies; information and communication technology (ICT) sector; ICT infrastructure; cybersecurity; the digital divide; e-applications; and e-government. The study addresses these policy areas by analysing the intersection of the 10-year review of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and the 2030 Agenda.


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