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10 Qatari Projects Qualify for Phase III of WSIS2021 Prizes
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10 Qatari Projects Qualify for Phase III of WSIS2021 Prizes

10 Mar, 2021 09:02 AMMinistry of Transport and Communications (MOTC)Intended Audience
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Ten Qatari projects have been nominated to the voting phase of the World Summit on the Information Society Prizes 2021 (WSIS2021) sponsored by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The voting phase is the pre-final phase ahead of selecting the winning projects in all the categories.

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) would like to invite the public and all stakeholders in the State of Qatar to vote online for the 10 projects via the Prizes link. The voting will be until 31 March 2021 maximum. Voters should vote in all categories and for only one project under each category.

The 10 Qatari projects included as follows:
  • Theqa - eCommerce Trustmark from the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Category "ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life C7. E-business".
  • Minors Relations Management System from the General Authority for Minors Affairs in Category "C10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society".
  • Government Media Analytics Service from the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Category "C9. Media".
  • “Nar'aakom” Mobile Application from the Primary Health Care Corporation in Category "C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life; E-Health".
  • The National Employment Platform "Kawader" from the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs in Category "C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life; E-Employment".
  • Foreign Trade Portal from the Planning and Statistics Authority in Category "C11. International and regional cooperation".
  • Tarsheed Summer Camp Website from the Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation "KAHRAMAA" in Category “C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life; E-Environment".
  • National Cybersecurity Drill (Star) from the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Category "C5. Building confidence and security in use of ICTs".
  • eCourt from the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre in Category "C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life; E-Government".
  • KAHRAMAA Mobile Phone Application - Employee Section from the Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation "KAHRAMAA" in Category "C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life; E-Employment".
According to the contest rules, the five most voted projects will be selected in each category of the 18 categories of the Prizes, then move to Phase 4 for final evaluation from a jury of experts from the ITU, who will select one winning project in each category.

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