#HackAgainstHunger is organized by The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) with a goal to identify and support innovative solutions to address challenges around food and agriculture.
The #HackAgainstHunger is a tripartite event...
The FAO Agricultural Services and Digital Inclusion in Africa has been nominated to the WSIS Prizes 2018. We are inviting your vote for the project to win.
The selection of the projects will be done on the 19th to the 23rd of February and then announced during the WSIS Forum 2018.
To vote one needs...
Do you have an innovative project in ICT4D? Do you think that your project is supporting the SDGs with the ICT4SDGs? Do you want international recognition of your project and also want to share to others what you are working on?
Then ITU invites you to submit your entries by the 14th of January...
WSIS Prizes continues to serve as the unique opportunity for ICT4D, also including ICT4SDG, to be internationally recognized for efforts in using the ICT for making social impact. WISIS is inviting contributions to the WSIS Prizes contest in 2018 by submitting your ICT projects and join us in...
WSIS has announced the opening of the WSIS Prizes 2018 and they are encouraging all the stakeholders to SUBMIT their project descriptions to the WSIS Prizes contest from 11 September 2017 – 2 January 2018. The e-Agriculture team encourages eligible projects in agriculture to submit their projects...
Agribusiness TV, has been awarded the 2017 United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Project Prize in the “Media” category. Agribusiness TV is a web TV whose mission is to use video as a promotional tool and (re)valorisation of the agricultural sector to young eyes, showing the...
More than 2,500 information and communication technology (ICT) experts from around the world took part from the 12th to the 16th of June 2017 in the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2017, where they exchanged knowledge and experiences to achieve the United Nations Sustainable...
The World Summit on the Information Society Forum ran from 12 to 16 of June 2017, in Geneva - Switzerland. WSIS Forum 2017 is an annual event, and this year's edition called for a closed alignment of WSIS and the SDG process. Therefore, the WSIS Forum 2017 served as a platform for discussing how...
Latvias's Rural Support Service Electronic Application System was named Action Line C7 E-agriculture winner at WSIS 2017. The prize winners of the 18 different categories are a result of an online consultation resulting of more than 1.1 million votes casted.
The Rural Support Service is responsible...
Dear Fellow Colleagues,
Greetings from Bangladesh, Trust all are doing well.
We are glad to share that BIID will host a session titled eKrishok: Making ICT Works for Agricultural Sector to Empower Farmers and Agro-SMEs during the WSIS Forum Meeting 2017 to be held during June 12-16, 2017 at...
UNESCO Chair in ICT4D session at WSIS Forum 2017
Friday 16th June 2017
WSIS Forum 2017 Geneva
The key premise of the workshop is that the global spread of ICTs has increased inequality, and that the poorest and most marginalised have therefore failed sufficiently to...
The e-Agriculture Team announces the 2nd Newsletter in 2017. This issue provides a quick update of the planned e-Agriculture Capacity Development activities.
In the coming months the e-Agriculture team will develop several capacity development activities mearnt to increase the knowledge of ICTs to...
The World Summit Awards announced its 40 winners of 2016 selected out of 451 submissions. The different winners represent a diversity of innovating mobile applications from around the world and accross different sectors: health, education, refugees, culture and of course agriculture.
Deadline: 15 February 2017
Do you think your ICT for Development or ICT for Agriculture project deserves global recognition? Do you have a success story to share? Participate in the contest for the WSIS Prizes 2017 and submit your project before the 15th of February 2017. Maybe your project will...
The WSIS Forum 2016 was held from the 2-6 May 2016 at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva. This year the Forum attracted more than 1800 WSIS Stakeholders from more than 150 countries. Several high-level representatives of the wider WSIS Stakeholder community graced the Forum with more than 85 ministers...
The WSIS Forum 2016 will be held from 2–6 May 2016 in Geneva Switzerland. This event builds upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its new format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders. Registration is necessary for WSIS Stakeholders intending to participate in...
WSIS Prizes 2016 will be awarded to the projects that collected the most votes. The awards will be given to the selected projets during the WSIS Forum 2016 that will be held from the 2nd till the 6th of May in Geneva.
This year, additional projects are selected as WSIS Champions, and SWALIM is one...
Go now to the WSIS Platform and cast a vote for you favourite ICT4D Projects !!!!
You can participate in the voting phase up till March 10th 2016.
Don't forget category 13 - e-agriculture!
UPDATE: The General Assembly adopted the WSIS+10 Outcome Document - read the press release
The General Assembly High-level Meeting on the overall review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society will take place on 15-16 December 2015 at the UN...
Following the outcomes of the WSIS Action Line Facilitators meetings held since 2006, and the exchange of views amongst several WSIS stakeholders, the organizers of the WSIS Forum, ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP are pleased to announce herewith the Open Consultation Process on thematic aspects and...