Diginclusion Arabic Webinars

UNDP Egypt celebrates 2020 ITU-UNESCO regional digital inclusion week for Arab states  with a series of informative Arabic webinars that cover different topics related to digital inclusion in the regi...



UNDP Egypt celebrates 2020 ITU-UNESCO regional digital inclusion week for Arab states  with a series of informative Arabic webinars that cover different topics related to digital inclusion in the region. The webinars have Arabic native speakers with diverse backgrounds under one topic and multi-related thematic areas.


Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation
Reduce inequality within and among countries


Digital Transformation





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The webinars are: 1.   Assistive Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges 2.   Digital Inclusion in Light of COVID-19 3.   Persons With Disabilities and The Digital Gap 4.   Data, AI and IoT for Better Inclusion



Within the framework of the UNDP’s Digital Strategy and its objective- Improve digital partnership, engagement and advocacy on the Digital Transformation Pathways, UNDP Egypt is working to build local resources for increasing the digital awareness and improve the advocacy on digital inclusion through promoting experience-led innovation and co-creation in designing developmental solutions. Working with The Principles for Digital Development and advocating those principles will contribute to the digital eco-system in Egypt and Arab states and will improve the digital inclusion to include more and more communities in the digital platforms. UNDP Egypt believes in localization and customization towards achieving digital inclusion as well as enriching and availing resources and digital content to raise awareness on the cause. This series of webinars will be conducted in Arabic language for wider local and regional audience.




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“We believe that now ... it's time for the Arab nations to rise again through science and innovation."

Tamer Taha, Founder of Yomken

Human-centered design is a philosophy, not a precise set of methods, but one that assumes that innovation should start by getting close to users and observing their activities.

Donald A. Norman, Co, Founder of Nielsen Norman Group

The main tenet of design thinking is empathy for the people you’re trying to design for. Leadership is exactly the same thing – building empathy for the people that you’re entrusted to help.

David Kelley, Founder of IDEO

We spend a lot time designing the bridge, but not enough time thinking about the people who are crossing it.

Dr. Prabhjot Singh, Director of Systems Design at the Earth Institute

It’s not ‘us versus them’ or even ‘us on behalf of them.’ For a design thinker it has to be ‘us with them'.

Tim Brown, CEO and President of IDEO

The agenda specifically recognizes youth as “critical agents of change”. To ensure the success of the 2030 Agenda, we need all young people on board - all of you, young activists, innovators, disruptors and trailblazers.

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors

Failure is an option here. if things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors

If the government regulates against use of drones or stem cells or artificial intelligence, all that means is that the work and the research leave the borders of that country and go someplace else.

Peter Diamandis, Executive Chairman of the X Prize Foundation

The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away.

Linus Pauling, American Chemist

We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we make progress.

Richard Feynman, Noble Prize Winning Physicist