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World Summit Award winners selected

September 12, 2005

40 new media products and applications have been selected in the Kingdom of Bahrain at the WSA Grand Jury Meeting (3-10 September 2005) in an intense process of evaluation. 168 countries have participated in the contest in 2005. The winning projects will be presented as the world’s best at the WSA Gala on 16 November 2005 in Tunis, during the second phase of the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

Four Italian product in the short lists

On the occasion of the second edition of WSA Italy gained better visibility having four products included in the short lists.

Significant expression of interest and appreciation for eInclusion candidate Banca digitale accessibile - Marco Buratti - Banca Popolare di Sondrio.
No news regarding Youth Awards, the evaluation process is running.

And the Winners are:


  • “Stagework” from the UK
  • “E-Blocks” from Brazil
  • “Nature Park Kopacki rit” from Croatia
  • “Advanced e-Learning Objects” from Romania
  • “Digital Literacy Program (PAD)” from Argentina


  • “Aram Khachaturian: Work and Life” from Armenia
  • “Paris, a Roman City” from France
  • “Lakota Winter Counts” from the US
  • “Eternal Egypt” from Egypt
  • “The Victors: Soldiers of the Great War” from Russia


  • “JST Virtual Science Center” from Japan
  • “Edumedia” from France
  • “Fauna.hr” from Croatia
  • “Cape Farewell” from the UK
  • “Virtual Science Museums of China” from China


  • “Brisbane City Council Green Home” from Australia
  • “Municipality Meeting Online” from the Netherlands
  • “Directgov” from the UK
  • “Bahrain eVisas” from Bahrain
  • “Vancouver.ca” from Canada


  • “Medline Plus” from the US
  • “Contraception Awareness Project” from Canada
  • “Underworld” from Australia
  • “Internet Access to Patient Healthcare Information” from the Czech Republic
  • “Sisu Samarakshak” from India


  • “Jotun Professionals Network” from the United Arab Emirates
  • “WebTelegram” from Tunisia
  • “Artisanal Shopping” from Morocco
  • “Daft.ie” from Ireland
  • “Tianfu Agriculture Information Network” from China


  • “dvd-kids” from Iceland
  • “Kids.net” from Argentina
  • “Gulliver’s World - a Multimedia Theatre” from Austria
  • “Mole’s Trip” from the Czech Republic
  • “BBC One Music” from the UK


  • “Children@Hospital” from France
  • “Using ICTs for Social Inclusion” from Guatemala
  • “Womengateway” from Bahrain
  • “Web Content Translation Engine (English to Arabic)” from Kuwait
  • “DeafPlanet” from Canada