Publications


National FOSS Strategy


Boosting the establishment of a well-developed open source software ecosystem, the National Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Strategy addresses Egypt’s challenges in relation with the market uptake, awareness, education and business know-how for FOSS start-up companies. FOSS Strategy unleashes the innovative potential of young people and encourages a transformative and empowering ICT industry.



Date Published: Nov 2014

Related Publications


Dec 2018

The Egyptian Supreme Cybersecurity Council (ESCC)— reporting to the Cabinet of Ministers, and chaired by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology— has launched the National Cybersecurity Strategy (2017-2021), aiming to provide a safe and secure environment that would enable various sectors to deliver integrated e-services, in line with the State’s efforts to support national security and develop the Egyptian society.



Mar 2018

The National e-Commerce Strategy was launched in December 2017, in cooperation with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the main partner in the preparation of the National e-Commerce Strategy for Egypt. It entails a set of recommendations that support decision-making policies in key aspects of e-commerce and contribute to overcoming the challenges facing e-commerce in Egypt.



Nov 2014

The vision of the Digital Arabic Content National Strategy seeks to create an innovative digital Arabic content that preserves the Egyptian identity, maintaining sustainable development and the shift towards a knowledge economy. This is achieved through empowering and promoting the Arabic digital content to connect with different civilizations and cultures in light of the challenges of the globalization era.



Nov 2014

MCIT has developed a social responsibility strategy for Egypt ICT sector as a guideline that aims to maximize benefits of projects and regulate existing and future discussions with ICT concerned bodies to avoid duplication of projects and disseminate good practices, thereby maximizing societal benefits.



Nov 2014

The Egyptian Government Cloud (EG-Cloud) Strategy seeks to improve the efficiency and performance of the government. It enables the delivery of optimum value by increasing operational efficiency and responding faster to integral needs. The cloud model supports governmental agencies grappling with the need to provide highly rapid reliable and innovative services despite resource constraints.



Jun 2007

This Flyer provides a summary of the Egypt ICT Strategy 2007-2010. The strategy reflects people's requirements with respect to e-access, education, health, e-content and government services, which are essential for Egypt's socioeconomic development, MCIT's 2007-10 Development Strategy reflects its commitment to using ICT to further sustainable human development and build an information society capable of capitalizing on the emerging knowledge revolution.



Jun 2007

Egypt's ICT Strategy Flyer 2007 | 2010 provides a summary of the Egypt ICT Strategy during this period. The strategy reflects people's requirements with respect to e-access, education, health, e-content and government services, essential for Egypt's socioeconomic development. Egypt's ICT Strategy reflects its commitment to using ICT to further sustainable human development and build an information society capable of capitalizing on the emerging knowledge revolution.



Oct 2005

An outline of the initiatives implemented to bolster Egypt's transition into a fully-fledged information society while simultaneously addressing internal development issues through R&D, total domestic e-Access as well as the implementation of adaptable regulatory procedures in order to attract foreign investment.



Dec 2003

The document outlines Egypt's vision of building the Information Society and bridging the digital divide together with a closer look at the country's Egyptian Information Society Initiative (EISI), which has been structured around seven major tracks: e-readiness, e-learning, e-government, e-business, e-health, e-culture and ICT export initiative.


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