The Western Asia Preparatory Conference for WSIS is hosted by
the Lebanese Government, represented by the
Post and Telecommunications, in close collaboration with
Cairo Office and
Bank InfoDev Programme and the
UN ICT Task Force have also extended their cooperation and
support for the Conference.
The conference aims at developing a common vision and
understanding of the information society for the ESCWA/Arab
region while producing a document representing the regional
input for the second meeting of the Preparatory Committee
(PrepCom2) scheduled for 17-28 February 2003.
A preliminary information note and a tentative agenda for the
Conference can be downloaded and are available in either
Arabic or English (see list to the right).