THE WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS

SELECTING INNOVATION WITH HIGH IMPACT ON SOCIETY GLOBALLY

THE UNIQUE WSA GLOBAL NETWORK BRINGS TOGETHER  START-UPS, MENTORS. ENTREPRENEURS, JURORS, GOVERNMENTS, ICT EXPERTS & INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

RECOGNIZING THE WORLD´S MOST INNOVATIVE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS WITH A STRONG IMPACT ON SOCIETY & ENCOURAGING YOUNG ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND DIGITAL CREATIVITY

ORGANIZED IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD SUMMIT ON THE INFORMATION SOCIETY (UN WSIS) SUPPORTING THE UN POST-2015 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

 

15+ LOCAL, REGIONAL AND GLOBAL EVENTS, WORKSHOPS AND MEETINGS PER YEAR 

 

WSA NATIONAL LOCAL EXPERTS REACHING OUT IN 178 UN MEMBER STATES

DIVERSE, DEMOCRATIC, INCLUSIVE AND HIGHLY COMPETITIVE AWARD SYSTEM FOLLOWING THE UN MODEL:   1 NOMINATION / COUNTRY / CATEGORY

 

WHAT ARE THE WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS?

 

The World Summit Awards are a highly diverse and democratic award system, that selects and promotes the world’s best digital innovation with impact on society.

 

 

World Summit Award has been initiated in 2003 in the framework of the UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS). World Summit Award contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals agenda by recognizing local digital content with an impact on society, demonstrating the richness and diversity of innovative applications.

 

To date more than 178 countries are actively involved, with a daily growing network of thought leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, government and buisness representatives and young founders.

 

The World Summit Awards are a global hub for everyone who values the crucial importance of local content to make today’s information society more inclusive.

 

Be it an app to help the blind using smartphones, or a website reanimating history-  the World Summit Awards offer a platform for those, who think beyond the box.

 

 

OBJECTIVES

Selection and promotion of best practices in digital innovation with local relevance, content depth and user value from all UN member states Contribute to the Agenda of UN WSIS and UN Sustainsable Development Goals (SDGs) by showcasing creative usage of digital innovation Fostering knowledge exchange crossboundery, presenting platforms of inspiration and enhancing a worldwide multi-stakeholder network Global visibility of WSA activities through national experts network, media partners and strategic cooperation

 

CATEGORIES

            

            

 

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