International ICT Awards
- The APC Hafkins Communications Prize
The $7,500 USD APC Hafkin Prize - a biannual award - recognises
outstanding examples of African initiatives in information and
communications technology (ICTs) for development, with specific
themes varying every Award period. Past themes have included
community connectivity for economic development and people-centred
ICT policy in Africa. The Prize is named after Nancy Hafkin,
a pioneeer in internet access across Africa.
- The APC Betinho Communications Prize
The Betinho Prize recognises and documents outstanding examples
of how the internet can make a real difference in Latin America
and the Caribbean. Iin 2003 and 2005 the Betinho Prize was offered
in recognition of outstanding examples of ICT use specifically
based in Latin America and the Caribbean. Applications are accepted
in some of the most widely used languages in the region - Spanish,
Portuguese and English.The $7,500 USD prize commemorates the
inspirational life and work of Herbet de Souza (Betinho), a
visionary Brazilian social activist.
- Stockholm Challenge
The Stockholm Challenge is an international networking
program for ICT entrepreneurs demonstrating how information
technology can improve living conditions and increase economic
growth. One of the main features of the Stockholm Challenge
is the ICT prize, the Stockholm Challenge Award, which has attracted
over 3000 projects over the years.
- The Baltic Challenge
The "Baltic Challenge Award" is designed to stimulate
the development of user oriented ICT solutions in the Baltic
Sea Region, promoting increased regional cooperation and joint
ventures. Twelve countries are invited to participate.