In a landmark decision, the Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO) has elected Jordan as the leading force in fostering global digital collaboration. The announcement was made during the organization's third annual General Assembly meeting held in Bahrain on Wednesday.
Ahmad Al Hanandeh, the esteemed Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship from Jordan, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the DCO Council for Digital Collaboration. This signals a significant step towards advancing inclusive and sustainable growth in the worldwide digital economy.
The meeting, attended by heads of delegations, ministers, and representatives from the 16 DCO member countries, marked a crucial moment in the organization's mission to accelerate digital prosperity for all. The diverse gathering underscored a commitment to collaborative efforts in navigating the challenges and opportunities presented by the digital era.
Shaping the Global Digital Landscape
The Kingdom of Jordan is set to host the next DCO General Assembly in February 2025, further solidifying its pivotal role in shaping the global digital landscape. As the newly elected president, Jordan is poised to lead the way in promoting digital innovation, cooperation, and prosperity on the international stage.
The DCO General Assembly plays a crucial role in shaping the global digital landscape by serving as a platform for international collaboration, dialogue, and decision-making on key digital issues. As the highest decision-making body of the DCO, the General Assembly convenes representatives from member countries, international organizations, businesses, civil society, and other stakeholders to discuss and address pressing challenges and opportunities in the digital realm.
Through the DCO General Assembly, member countries and stakeholders can collaborate on developing strategies, policies, and frameworks that promote digital inclusion, innovation, and sustainability worldwide. By facilitating dialogue and cooperation among diverse actors, the General Assembly contributes to the formulation of shared norms, standards, and best practices that guide digital governance and ensure the responsible and ethical use of digital technologies.