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Telecommunications Ministry, European Union TAIEX Programme organize workshop on 'Lebanon Digital Strategy for Sustainable Development Goals'

Oct 05

The Ministry of Telecommunications and OGERO Telecom in cooperation with the European Union TAIEX Programme organized a workshop on 'Lebanon Digital Strategy for Sustainable Development Goals' on 2-3 October, 2017.


The aim of this workshop is to promote a national consultation with EU experts and relevant stakeholders on the role of ICT in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Lebanon.


The workshop will contribute to (i) draft a comprehensive ICT plan and (ii) define ICT projects aimed at fostering SDGs and (iii) reinforce the capacity building in line with the central role of digital technologies for the economy and society and their predominant role in development.


The workshop was attended by over 60 participants.


During the opening session, the Director General of Operations & Maintenance at the Ministry of Telecommunications, Bassel Al Ayoubi, thanked the EU for supporting this initiative and welcomed the European and Lebanese experts, while stressing on the role of ICT in reaching the SDGs.


OGERO then presented its projects, and discussions followed for 2 consecutive days with the different sectors' representatives.

NNA