MOTC calls to take part in ‘World Summit Award 2021’

  • 8 months   ago
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) has announced the opening of registration for candidacy for the 2021 World Summit Award competition.
In a statement, the Ministry called on all companies, institutions and individuals in the country to participate in the competition and present their best digital content applications to compete in the eight award categories and represent the State of Qatar at the global level.
The Ministry pointed out that receiving applications for the award at the level will continue until July 1, 2021.
The World Summit Award 2021 includes eight categories: government agencies and citizens, health and well-being, environment and green energy, business and commerce, learning and education, tourism and culture, urbanization and smart communities, and empowerment and inclusion.
The statement said that the jury to be formed by the local expert for the World Summit Award in the State of Qatar, the Assistant Undersecretary for Digital Society Sector Development Sector at the Ministry of Transport and Communications Reem Al Mansoori, will evaluate the works submitted by the State of Qatar to select one finalist for each award category to represent the State of Qatar at the global level, provided that no more than two years have passed since the production of the submitted works (after January 1, 2019) when the application for the award was submitted.
The products that can be submitted for participation in the competition include any applications that provide useful digital content in an innovative and high-quality manner, such as web pages, interactive applications, text-based products, etc.
The content submitted is required to comply with the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, which means that it is free from incitement to war, violence and racial discrimination and does not violate global copyrights. The competition body has the right to reject any acts that violate the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.
The statement added that all submitted products must be real projects already implemented. Incomplete trial versions will not be accepted and will be disqualified without prior notice, and the World Summit Award Authority does not bear any legal consequences, the statement pointed out. (QNA)

Source: QNA