Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) hosted a thematic workshop on “Enabling Innovation at the Grassroots through Telecentres” at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) last May 13-17, in Geneva, Switzerland.Continue
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The Ministry of Health’s ‘Mother and Child System’ has won a WSIS Project Prize in Geneva, Switzerland, in the category of ‘ICT Applications – e-health’. The winning projects were announced during the Opening Ceremony of the WSIS Forum 2013 event, which is taking place this week in the Swiss…Continue
Geneva, 13 May 2013 – Taking stock of progress in the implementation of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), which took place in Geneva in 2003 and in Tunis in 2005, ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun Touré announced the winners of 18 WSIS Project Prizes.
The prizes were awarded in recognition of outstanding effort and achievement in the implementation of the WSIS outcomes…Continue
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Geneva, 13 May 2013 - ITU, the Kofi Annan Foundation and One Young World are working together on a new series of youth-oriented online discussions designed to stimulate debate among young people around the world on challenges central to their lives and prospects, such as unemployment and democratic governance.
Former UN Secretary-General Annan will launch the Kofi Annan Dialogues: LIVE series on Wednesday, 15 May, with the first online discussion to take place…
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Geneva, 3 May 2013 - ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun I. Touré announced the winners of the 2013 World Telecommunication and Information Society Award. President of the Swiss Confederation Mr Ueli Maurer; Chairman of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH Mr Volkmar Denner; and President of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Mr Jean Todt have been honoured in recognition of their leadership and dedication towards promoting ICTs as a means of improving road…Continue
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It’s time to show your support once again for the outstanding players in the telecentre movement. Several telecentre projects have been nominated for the World Summit on Information Society Project Prizes 2013–including Telecentre.org Foundation’s own Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign–and we need your votes to win!…Continue
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ITU recognizes contributions to Information Society - Certificates awarded for government and private sector support to World Summit on the Information Society Forum
Geneva, 1 February 2013 - ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun I. Touré today presented Certificates of Recognition to the Administrations of Kuwait, Oman, Poland, Tanzania, Mexico and United Arab Emirates as well as to ITU Sector Members Intel and Hewlett-Packard for their financial contributions to the WSIS…Continue
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This initiative is an immediate response to the requests expressed by WSIS stakeholders during the WSIS Forum 2011: to create a mechanism to evaluate and reward stakeholders for their…Continue
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In Switzerland, TCF Executive Director Miguel Ramilla will be hosting,…Continue
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Geneva, 15 May 2012 – The 2012 edition of the WSIS Stocktaking Report has been released today at the WSIS Forum 2012, which is taking place this week in Geneva (14-18 May).
The report provides a two-yearly summary of the ongoing WSIS Stocktaking process, which will serve as the central reference point for assessment and evaluation in the Overall Review of the WSIS Implementation (WSIS+10). Preparations for this review, which will be led by ITU, begin this week as part…Continue
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Following its recent win at the e-Asia Awards for the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy campaign last December 2011, Telecentre.org Foundation has garnered yet another prized distinction, this time for its Community…Continue
Calling all telecentre.org members! Here's a chance to show your support for the great work telecentres have been doing around the world. Telecentre.org Foundation and some of its members have been nominated for several prizes in the …Continue
117 projects were nominated to WSIS Project Prizes 2012 … there are 18 categories each category will get an awards … you are allowed to vote to one project in each category up to the 10th of April 2012 … the Telecentre movement have 4 projects so pls vote for them
1- Category 3: Access to information and knowledge …
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WSIS Project Prizes 2012 for the first time ever will be presented to recognize excellence in the implementation of WSIS outcomes. This initiative is an immediate response to the requests expressed by WSIS stakeholders to create a mechanism to evaluate and reward stakeholders for their efforts on the implementation of WSIS outcomes.
This is an opportunity for all stakeholders to provide worldwide visibility to their projects and be recognized…Continue
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The Forum of the World Summit on the Information Society will be held next week (from May 16 to 20) in Geneva, and everyone is most welcome to join and participate.
The WSIS Forum aims at reviewing the target set in its WSIS Outcome Documents that have been, among others, been classified in different “action lines” (each action line covering one particular aspect of ICT, security, broadband, infrastructure building).
The United Arab Emirates will present on Monday 16 a…Continue
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Regarding my yesterday’s post, and the interest of some of the people, I would like to give a few more information about the workshop organized by Oman during the WSIS Forum 2011 (16-20 May 2011, Geneva).
The e.Oman strategy (which is the cyber-strategy sets up by Oman to develop their ICT sector) will be touched upon.
“The e.oman strategy addresses eGovernment as well as Digital Society issues. It aims to create an effective government-community-citizen…Continue
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The World Summit on the Information Society is a United Nations process, held for the first time in 2003 and for the second time in 2005. Its different objectives are fixed in a document called WSIS Outcome Documents (www.itu.int/wsis/outcome/booklet.pdf), which main goal can be summed up as “build[ing] a people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society”.
To build such an inclusive society,…Continue
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