Impact of COVID-19 on Internet Ecosystem in MENA Countries

Thank you for joining us to learn more about our new report: Impact of COVID-19 on Internet Ecosystem in MENA Countries. The report focuses on the challenges of addressing the COVID-19 crisis and its potential aftermath in the Middle East and North Africa, and builds on a previous report published in May 2020.

  • Welcome remarks – Nermine EL Saadany, Regional Vice President for MENA region
  • Introduction – Jane Coffin, Senior Vice President, Internet Growth 
  • Policy Document presentation – Michael Kende, consultant and the author of the report 
  • Reflections by our experts:
    • David Belson, Senior Director of Internet Research and Analysis
    • Naveed Haq, Asia-Pacific Regional Director for Infrastructure and Connectivity
    • Mat Ford, Technology Manager
    • Max Stucchi, Regional Technical Advisor – Europe

If you were not able to join, watch the recording:

The recording is also available with Arabic transcript.

Date and Time

12:00 – 13:00 UTC (14:00 EET)

Monday 29 June 2020