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The World Summit Award (WSA) is the global follow-up initiative of the United Nations World Summit on Information Society (WSIS).

  • Global competition for digital innovation with social impact
  • Focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Active in over 180 UN member states
  • National pre-selection by global experts network: local winners = nominees for global WSA
  • 8 Categories
  • WSA Global Congress and Winners Award Ceremony
  • Conducted since 2003

WSA is a nomination based award system.

To apply you need to be nominated by either a WSA National Expert as best national digital application in one of the 8 categories.

Each country can only nominate one project/solution per category. Nominations to the international WSA are possible through national contests and national expert panel selection.

Through this high level selectory system, please be aware that every country has their own deadlines for the call. The generally communicated WSA deadline is the timeframe of the global call, and communicates the last possible date of a nomination by the national expert panel.

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To apply for WSA you have to provide detailed information on your product in the WSA Database.

Please find here some guidelines on how you should provide this information in order to make the application easier to evaluate and process and hence promote your project the best.

Once you have read the guidelines to make the application, you can find here a manual to use the database.


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.


Since 2003, 426 Winners have been selected from over 4000 nominations, presenting a diameter of innovation from Indonesia to Argentina, from Iceland to New Zealand. Be it a tool for accurate diagnostics of wounds, a webpage to organize international meetings for you or a political think tank, the WSA Winners offer a vast spectre of digital innovation.


Join the hall of fame of digital innovation with impact on society, and apply in 2018!


All winners here....

Here you can submit you innovation with high impact on society to be reviewed by your national expert. Please register to get your login data for the WSA Contest Database! We wish you best of luck! Questions? Contact us!

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For more information please visit www.worldsummitawards.org/.


Emmanuel Amos


Mr Amos Emmanuel, Chief Software Architect, Programos Software Group is a prolific software designer and techpreneur who has served as ICT backbone to numerous financial institutions in Nigeria. Amos Emmanuel who hails from Essien Udim LGA of Akwa Ibom State, is the author of the multiple-award winning capital market software #CloudIntegra and #CiFixPro real-time stock market trading solution. is the Past Vice President, ITAN – Nigeria’s member at the WITSA. He is the Chairman ITAN (Lagos State Chapter).
Amos Emmanuel, who is Founder, Programos Foundation - a not-for-profit non-governmental organisation, and promoter of Nigeria’s National Smartcity Innovation Upskilling #InnovationbedCampus - a digital ecosystem initiative which is currently upskilling graduate youths nominated by ICT Agencies of government from the 36 states and FCT on UN ICT4SIDS Strategic Planning & SDGs-Advisor initiative empowering youth beneficiaries from developing countries and small islands to become subject matter experts and aid catalyse the transformation of the public service and digital maturity journey of their regions. Amos is the UN World Summit Awards Eminent National Expert for Nigeria and Grand Jury member. He is charged with the responsibility of tech-scouting, mentoring and showcasing homegrown, purpose-driven, digital innovation with a high positive impact on improving the Nigerian society to the world stage.
The polyglot programmer and innovator per excellence is the Policy Director Africa on the Global Digital Foundation based in Europe with presence in Canberra, the Americas and Asia Pacific.
Amos Emmanuel, is a fellow of the Institute of Information Management, FIIM. Amos Emmanuel is a life member of the Nigeria Computer Society, NCS and pioneer member of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON.
Contact: Programos.amos@gmail.com, programos2000@hotmail.com
skype: ae.programos

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