21-23 May 2024

Arab consultations on WSIS+20 review and Global Digital Compact processes

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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ESCWA and the League of Arab States, in cooperation with the Commission on Science and Technology for Development, are leading the organization of the "Arab Consultative Conference and Expert Meetings on the World Summit on the Information Society +20 (WSIS+20) Review and Global Digital Compact Processes", that is hosted by the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates.

The event encompasses the following 3 closed segments: the 37th Meeting of the Arab Working Group on the Arab Information and Communication Technology Strategy, the 17th Meeting of the Arab Working Group on internet issues, and a workshop to align the National Digital Agenda in the United Arab Emirates with the Arab Digital Agenda 2023-2033.

The event is expected to result in a first edition of a negotiated document consolidating the views and positions of the Arab region vis-à-vis the WSIS+20 review, the Global Digital Compact and the Summit of Future 2024, to be presented at the WSIS+20 High Level event, in Geneva on 29 May 2024.

Outcome document

The full version of the final report will be uploaded to the system.

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