Welcome to the national registration page for the WSA Nigeria 2018!

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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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Please enter the credentials you received by mail from us or sign in with an existing account from former awards.

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


Emmanuel Amos


Mr Amos Emmanuel mNCS, FIIM, the Immediate Past 1st Vice President, Information Technology (Industry) Association of Nigeria, ITAN, is Chief Software Architect/Ceo, Programos Software Group Nigeria/Ghana; and Founder, Programos Foundation.
The renowned Computer Scientist and Banker by profession, who had served as ICT backbone to many financial and research institutions like RIMS Securities, RIMS Merchant Bank, Arbitrage Finance, Majestic Securities Limited, in the early 90s, is the United Nations World Summit Awards (WSA) Eminent National Expert for Nigeria and a member of the UN WSA Grand Jury.
As an entrepreneur with more than two decades’ of operating experience, the polyglot Programmer and Systems Analyst has designed and maintained Nigeria’s best and multiple award-winning Capital Market software solutions namely: Integra2000+TM, CloudIntegraTM Investment Software, TopGains Mobile and CiFixPro Orders Management System (OMS) Global Equities/Debt instrument and OTC (NASD) Trading Terminals which is currently contributing to the renewed technology advancements of trading activities of the African Stock Exchanges.
As the National Expert on the World Summit Awards and President, Programos Foundation, he has created a number of initiatives such as the SIDOLiberty Programme to defend his work on propagating nationwide education, awareness, conducting annual national competition, showcasing Nigeria’s best e-content technology innovation on the global networks of the United Nations member-countries. Through his exploits, Nigeria has been recognized many times over as a significant hub to reckon with in mobile/web e-content innovation development on Media and News, Business and Commerce, Government and Open Data, Health and Environment, Tourism and Culture, E-Learning and Science, Inclusion and Empowerment, Entertainment and Lifestyle in the Nigerian society (www.worldsummitawards.org) in line with Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs.
Mr Amos Emmanuel, a member and partner on the United Nations ICT4SIDS Working Group, and Country Coordinator for Space4Nigeria (UN Strategic Planning, Acquisition, and Control Education eNabler tool for Corruption Control); He is a fellow of the Institute of Information Management and also enjoys professional membership of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON, and a Life Member of the Nigeria Computer Society, NCS. He is married with Children and GrandChildren.
email: programos2000@hotmail.com
skype: ae.programos

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