Digital Arabic Content Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Arab Region
The growing interest in DAC is reflected in the activities and programmes carried out by several Governments of Arab countries, such as programmes for digitizing Arab cultural heritage content...
Glossary of Shared Water Resources
This glossary of common terminology used in shared water resources was prepared in cooperation with the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) in Hanover, Germany through a...
The Digital Arabic Content Industry
This document aims at defining the Digital Arabic Content (DAC) and the opportunities that this industry provides. The ESCWA acknowledged the importance of DAC in the field of Information and...
Status of the Digital Arabic Content Industry in the Region
The study consists of four sections and a preview, in which, an account of ESCWA contributions to the subject of digital Arabic content since 2003 is summarized. Section I deals with definition...
Report: EGM on Enabling Environment for the Development of Arabic e-Services, Beirut, 8 to 9 March 2011
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Promotion of the Arabic Domain Names System: An ESCWA Project
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Development of Digital Arabic Content: Incubation Requirements and Training Needs
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Models for Business Plan, Marketing and Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships for the Digital Arabic Content Industry
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A Survey on Digital Arabic Content: Software, Applications and Needs Assessment
This survey was conducted within the framework of the ESCWA project on ICT incubators to support the Arab digital content industry. The document included the results of the survey in the main...
Review of Information and Communications Technology and Development, Issue 13
Information and communications technology plays a significant role in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in particular in the areas of awareness-raising, capacity-building and...
Arabic Terminology in the Field of Productivity and Sustainable Development: Glossary of Shared Water Resources, Technical, Socio-Economical and Legal Terminology (Advanced Copy)
This glossary of common terminology used in shared water resources was prepared in response to a request from the Committee of Water Resources at ESCWA at its Sixth Session (Beirut, 2-4 December...
Preliminary Feasibility Study for the Establishment of the Domain Name Registry for the “Arab” and “عربي” Generic Top Level Domains
This Preliminary Feasibility study on Establishment of the Domain Name Registry for the “.arab” and عربي Generic Top Level Domains was developed by ESCWA through a team comprising specialized...
Request for Comments - Linguistic Guidelines for the Use of the Arabic Language in Internet Domains
The objective of the ensuing RFC is to provide technical specifications for the use of Arabic in Internet domain names addressing Arabic-specific linguistic issues. It was first submitted as an...
Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 10
This issue highlights the importance of promoting the knowledge society and the culture of knowledge exchange in the region through the information and communications technology (ICT) which...
Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 9
This issue presents a number of regional initiatives and projects in information and communications technology (ICT), including Internet domain names in Arabic, knowledge networks to...
Report of the Online Workshop on Promoting the Digital Arabic Content Industry
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Development of an Arabic Domain Names System
This document provides specific guidelines for Arabic Domian Names System (ADNS). However, these guidelines can be used to facilitate systems in other languages that use the Arabic script,...
Digital Arabic Content: Opportunities, Priorities and Strategies
Digital content has come to play a major role given the vital contribution by information and knowledge in meeting economic and social development goals, and the role of information and...