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World Cyber Security Summit in Jordan brought together global cyber security experts to tackle the battle against cyber threats

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

The event's organiser, Trescon and its Strategic Partner JOCSA (Jordan Cyber Security Association) hosted more than 500 C-level attendees, including key stakeholders in the cyber security ecosystem, such as government officials, top experts in the field, solution providers, startups, media, among others.

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  • The event's organiser, Trescon and its Strategic Partner JOCSA (Jordan Cyber Security Association) hosted more than 500 C-level attendees, including key stakeholders in the cyber security ecosystem, such as government officials, top experts in the field, solution providers, startups, media, among others.
  • A picture of the panel discussion from the World Cyber Security Summit – Jordan that was streamed live on August 15-16, 2022
    Leading players in Cyber security space like Green Circle , Agualetica , BeeezCrowd , Alpha Hub , Mandiant , CloudSEK , ManageEngine, and Wizard Cyber gathered at the event to examine the prospects for Cyber Security in Jordan.
  • Abdulrahman Al-Nimari, VP, Cyber Security from Saudi Arabia spoke at length on ‘Zero Trusting Your Enterprise.
  • The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit – Jordan is supported by Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Jordan and officially sponsored by:

G20 Digital Ministers yields consensus on 3 priorities

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Friday, September 2, 2022

Communication and Information Minister Johnny G. Plate opened the 2022 G20 Digital Economy Ministers' Meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali province, on Thursday (September 1, 2022).

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  • Communication and Information Minister Johnny G. Plate opened the 2022 G20 Digital Economy Ministers' Meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali province, on Thursday (September 1, 2022).
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    The DEWG itself discussed three priority issues of the digital economy at the G20 Indonesia Presidency, including digital connectivity, digital skills and literacy, and cross-country data flow.
  • "The meeting also welcomed various initiatives of the G20 Indonesia Presidency, such as the G20 Digital Innovation Network (DIN), G20 Digital Transformation Expo (DTE), and the smart village and island initiative together with ITU," he said.
  • On the issue of digital skills and digital literacy which is the second priority issue, the DEMM meeting succeeded in compiling the "G20 toolkit for measuring digital skills and digital literacy".

Battle against cyber threats to be addressed by cyber security visionaries at #WCSSJordan

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit is gearing up with the goal of constructing a security framework for organisations in Jordan.

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  • The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit is gearing up with the goal of constructing a security framework for organisations in Jordan.
  • Amman, Jordan, Aug 11, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit will be held under the auspices of H.E.
  • In order for effective implementation of these policies, World Cyber Security Summit will play its part by providing a platform to conduct thorough debates, and deliberations on the proposed cyber security strategies.
  • "We're happy to bring the global series of World Cyber Security Summit to Jordan, with the support of our Strategic Partner, Jordan Cyber Security Awareness Association (JOCSA).

$1.1 Million Medical Shipment Distributed in Lebanon

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

"It's just not right that people suffer or even die because a hospital runs out of oxygen or other medical supplies."

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  • "It's just not right that people suffer or even die because a hospital runs out of oxygen or other medical supplies."
  • Eighty-two percent of the Lebanese population has fallen into poverty since 2019 one of the sharpest declines in modern times.
  • Baitulmaal was on the ground in Lebanon shortly after the August 4, 2020, explosion, helping to clear debris, feed the hungry and help the homeless.
  • Since then, Baitulmaal began reconstructing homes and buildings and provided over 2 million meals to impoverished families in Lebanon.In addition to this $1.1 million medical shipment, Baitulmaal previously sent $1.2 million in medical supplies and hard-to-find medications to hospitals in Beirut.

ESCWA and SDRPY Share Visions for Yemen's Recovery and Development

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

UN Under-Secretary-General and ESCWA Executive Secretary Dr. Rola Dashti headed the delegation, accompanied by ESCWA Emerging and Conflict Related Issues Division Director Dr. Tariq Al-Alami and ESCWA Secretary-General Mr. Karim Khalil.

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  • UN Under-Secretary-General and ESCWA Executive Secretary Dr. Rola Dashti headed the delegation, accompanied by ESCWA Emerging and Conflict Related Issues Division Director Dr. Tariq Al-Alami and ESCWA Secretary-General Mr. Karim Khalil.
  • "We support SDRPY and its goal of achieving stable development.
  • SDRPY and ESCWA hold meetings to develop visions for economic, social and institutional recovery, in addition to stabilization and peacebuilding in Yemen, all for the purpose of serving the Yemeni people and achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Republic of Yemen.
  • SDRPY and ESCWA also work on planning and coordination to unify development visions in Yemen and promote integration between development organizations working there, with the aim of achieving a comprehensive and broad-ranging process of development.

ESCWA and SDRPY Share Visions for Yemen's Recovery and Development

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

UN Under-Secretary-General and ESCWA Executive Secretary Dr. Rola Dashti headed the delegation, accompanied by ESCWA Emerging and Conflict Related Issues Division Director Dr. Tariq Al-Alami and ESCWA Secretary-General Mr. Karim Khalil.

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  • UN Under-Secretary-General and ESCWA Executive Secretary Dr. Rola Dashti headed the delegation, accompanied by ESCWA Emerging and Conflict Related Issues Division Director Dr. Tariq Al-Alami and ESCWA Secretary-General Mr. Karim Khalil.
  • "We support SDRPY and its goal of achieving stable development.
  • SDRPY and ESCWA hold meetings to develop visions for economic, social and institutional recovery, in addition to stabilization and peacebuilding in Yemen, all for the purpose of serving the Yemeni people and achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Republic of Yemen.
  • SDRPY and ESCWA also work on planning and coordination to unify development visions in Yemen and promote integration between development organizations working there, with the aim of achieving a comprehensive and broad-ranging process of development.