Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics. Arab Region Department

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Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics. Arab Region Department

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  • Bureau intergouvernemental pour l'informatique. Département de la région arabe

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The Arab Region Department was created in 1986 as part of a general reorganization of the Cooperation Department. The Arab Region Department inherited responsibility for cooperation activities in the geographic zone of the Maghreb and the Middle East. It also inherited responsibility for coordinating activities with the Regional Centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This work was formerly carried out by the External Relations service under the direct authority of the Director-General.


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Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics. Cooperation Department (1981-1986)

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Created by R. Kiper July 2011. Revised slightly and translated by AWT August 2011.




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