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Expert Group Meeting on Promotion of Digital Arabic Content (DAC)


As a follow-up on the Western Asia Preparatory Conference for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) that was held in Beirut from 4 to 6 February 2003, and culminated with the Beirut Declaration, and within the regional preparatory activities for the first phase of the Summit, to be held in December 2003, the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing an Expert Group Meeting on “Promotion of Digital Arabic Content (DAC)” that will take place from 3 to 5 June 2003 at the UN-House, Beirut, Lebanon.
The meeting aimed at identifying the best practices for enabling the Arab countries, particularly in the Western Asia region, to develop the Arabic content on the Internet and various digital media.