Increase the liberalization of communication
and information technology in Arab States.
Develop an appropriate
infrastructure and a conductive information technology environment to activate
and promote e-commerce.
Integrate communication networks and
reduce communication cost to increase the exchange of data and informational communication
within Arab States and to establish convergence between Arab organizations in
Build capacities in the field of
Communication and Information Technology.
Provide an access to the Internet.
Develop and increase the digital
Protect the intellectual property of
Develop a common regional vision for
Internet governance that supports Arab States to transform the risks and
challenges posed by the Internet to opportunities for development.
Regulate the frequency spectrum
within Arab States and coordinate with competent international institutions in
Develop the Arab postal system,
establish an Arab postal electronic payment network and provide the feature for
interconnecting with the global network of the Universal Postal Union.
Encourage investments in the
Communication and Information Technology Sector and create advanced technology
The Department also works towards
achieving its mission and mandate through the mechanism of the League of Arab
States, including the bodies of the Council of Arab Ministers of Communication
and Information Technology as follows:
The Council of the League of Arab
The Council of Arab Ministers of Communication
and Information Technology
The Executive Office of the Council
of Communications and Information Technology
The Permanent Arab Committee for
Communication and Information
The Permanent Arab Postal Committee
Task forces of the Arab Permanent
Committee for Communication and Information.
Task forces of the Permanent Arab
The Department also cooperates with
the following regional and international organizations to help in achieving its
The Arab Regional Office of the
International Telecommunication Union.
The Regional Office for the
Universal Postal Union.
The Cooperation Council for the Arab
The Arab Satellite Communication
The THURAYA Mobile Satellite
The Arab Academy for Science,
Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT).
The Arab Business Forum for
Information and Communication Technology (ABFICT).
The Arab Network for Communication
and Information Technology Regulatory Bodies.
The United Nations Economic and
Social Commission for Western Asia.
The Arab Information and
Communication Technologies (AICTO).