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  • Philippines: DOST’s Osist vying for World Summit award

    The Department of Science and Technology’s Internet portal called One Stop Information Shop of Technologies (Osist) was chosen over five others as national finalist for the World Summit Awards (WSA) e-Science and Technology category in an online content-related contest.

    The team behind Osist earned tickets to Monterey, Mexico, on June 12 as among the 40 winning teams in eight categories to be honored in the WSA gala night. The teams will receive certificates and trophies from government and industry leaders, and the United Nations.

  • Police Bag Top e-Oman Awards

    Oman’s police stole the limelight on Saturday night in the first ‘e-Oman Award’ that aims at recognising distinguished performance in the delivery of electronic services by government agencies, winning two first prizes and one second.

    The Royal Oman Police (ROP) website won the top position in the ‘e-content’ and ‘e-project’ categories and was runner-up in ‘e-service’.

    The Muscat Securities Market took one first and one second prize.

  • QA: ‘Hukoomi’ wins informatics award

    The Qatar Official e-Government Portal (Hukoomi) has won the 2017 His Highness Sheikh Salem Al Ali Al Sabah Informatics Award, among other winners, in the “Government Sector” category.

    Nine tech projects from Gulf countries have won Awards in their 17th edition and they will be honored at the annual ceremony in Kuwait this November 29.

  • QA: ICT Ministry Website Wins Pan-Arab Excellence Awards Gold Shield for Interactive Innovation

    Unique for Better User Experience, Device Compatibility

    The official website of the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology ( has won the Gold Shield and Certificate of Excellence for Interactive Innovation on the category of government bodies' and official institutions' websites.

    This came at the 5th Round of the E-government Excellence Awards, member of the Pan-Arab Excellence Awards Academy. The award is offered by the Dubai-based Arab Organization for Social Responsibility and the Academy of Online Awards in the Arab region.

  • QA: Interior ministry’s Facebook page wins top award

    Qatar’s Ministry of Interior’s Facebook page has won the ‘Best Interactive Platform Award 2012’ in the ministries’ websites category in the 3rd Arab E-Government Web Awards’ organised by the Arab Administrative Development Organisation (ARADO) and Pan Arab Awards Academy.

    Director of Public Relations Department Col. Abdullah Khalifa al-Muftah received the memento and the appreciation certificate at the awards ceremony held at Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt on Thursday.

  • Qatar: Kahramaa and Islamweb win Arab e-Gov award

    Two Qatari websites have won top GCC e-Gov awards. The official websites of Qatar General Electricity and water Corporation (Kahramaa) and “Islamweb” won first places in two separate categories.

    Kahramaa’s website got the first prize in the e-Service category for its e-billing service while Islamweb grabbed the first place in e-Content category.

  • Qatar’s e-govt services win UN recognition

    Qatar’s development of e-government services has been recognised in the United Nations (UN) e-Government Survey, which saw the country rise to number 27 in the online service index rankings, a significant improvement from its previous ranking of 90 in 2010. The survey also placed Qatar at number nine in the e-Participation index for 2012.

    The online service index measures development of online service delivery to citizens and businesses through the Internet and other digital means, while the e-Participation index is indicative on how governments create an environment in which citizens can be more active and supportive of their governments.

  • Registration for His Majesty's Award for Excellence in e-Govt begins in Oman

    Registration for the 5th edition of Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in e-Government Services will start on Monday.

    The award is organised and supervised by the Information Technology Authority (ITA) and targeting government and private institutions, including small and medium enterprises to encourage them to develop electronic services and honouring the outstanding projects in the provision of electronic services.

  • Republic of Korea receiving Major United Nations Special Awards for Good Governance

    On 25 June 2012 in the United Nations Headquarters, Republic of Korea will receive 3 special awards for three first positions in 3 clusters from 4 categories of the UN e-Government Survey. The country has set high standards for e-government development, in line with the categories described by the UN e-Government Survey.

    The UN e-Government Survey, which publishes every two years, serves as a tool for decision-makers to identify their areas of strength and challenges. This year’s winners embody the vision and commitment necessary to transform public administration to ensure efficacy, transparency, responsiveness, participation and inclusion in the delivery of public services.

  • SA: Jawazat earns e-Government Achievement Award

    The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) won the e-Government Achievement Award (Injaz) in the category of collaboration with government agencies to deliver better services.

    More than 184 projects were in the competion for the award.

    The category is designed for government agencies that make optimal use of information and communications technology to effectively deliver e-services to other agencies.

  • SA: Ministry earns e-service excellence award

    The Ministry of Labor and Social Development won e-Government Achievement Award (Enjaz) in the category of cooperation among government entities for offering better services, which is given by e-Government Program (Yesser).

    The 4th edition of the Enjaz Award took place at the Headquarters of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in Riyadh.

  • SA: Noor the education management information system wins the E-Government Achievement Award

    An achievement to be proud of, Jordanian Integrated Technology Group (ITG) celebrates with the Saudi Ministry of Education, for the ministry's success in winning the Saudi E-Government Achievement Award "Serving People Better" (G2C) for its "Noor" project.

    The project provides a comprehensive Educational Management Information System, and is implemented by ITG through its EduWave Platform.

    The winners were announced during the awards ceremony which was held in Riyadh on Monday 15th of April 2013, under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.

  • SA: Yesser launches e-Government achievement award

    The e-Government Program 'Yesser' launched the Saudi e-Government achievement award (Enjaz), as a mechanism to encourage, inspire and value government agencies' efforts for advancing eGovernment services.

    The award is designed to value efforts made by government agencies to support the keen interest of the kingdom's wise leadership in providing better and more customer friendly services to individuals and businesses.

  • Saudi Arabia reaps two UN world-class awards in IT and e-Services

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reaped two world-class awards from the United Nations in the area of Communications and Information Technology (CIT) and government e-Services.

    The two prizes have been awarded for both Ministry of Education relating to its significant system "NOUR", and the Human Resources Development Fund with reference to its Program "HAFIZ".

    Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah Al-Saud, Minister of Education, and Eng. Adel Bin Mohamed Fakih, Minster of Labour, dedicated the two awards to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz, and his Crown Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz, for their constant efforts in supporting all government Agencies to achieve development and offer simple e-Services for beneficiaries including individuals, business sector and all government agencies.

  • Saudi Arabia: e-TP gets award again

    The Electronic Transformation Program (e-TP) of the Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has won for the second time “The Energy and Utilities Implementation of the Year Award” at the Arab Technology Awards 2010.

    The Arab Technology Awards recognize the outstanding work of private and public sector companies in the field of information technology in the Gulf region.

    Receiving the award at the gala event held at Armani Hotel in Dubai last Monday, e-TP Director Abdullah Al-Khedher said winning the award again amid fierce competition “speaks volumes about e-TP successes and achievements.”

  • Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities one of the best among 10 e-government entities

    According to the e-government program (Yesser), the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities won a leading position among the top ten government agencies that apply e-governance practices.

    Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Mohammed Al-Sheikh, acting vice president of support affairs, pointed out that out of more than 56 governmental authorities that were subjected to an intensive screening program to determine their success applying the practices of e-governance, SCTA ranked first with 83.19 percent (Full Achievement) - from the conceptual point to the provision of intended services.

  • Saudi govt project wins top IT award

    The Saudi Arabian Government's Holy Makkah Municipality (HMM) has been recognised with a 2012 "Honorary Recognition Award" by the international IT architecture firm iCMG for its new e-Government initiatives.

    Omnix International, a leading IT solutions provider, partnered with international IT solution provider Oracle corporation to provide a best-in-class e-Government solution for HMM's municipal operations, which employs more than 3000 professionals.

  • Schleswig-Holstein:Projekt des Kr. Bad Segeberg wurde auf CeBIT ausgezeichnet

    Der Kreis Segeberg, seit langem Vorreiter im Bereich "E-Government", also dem Einsatz moderner Kommunikationssysteme in der Verwaltung, ist auf der Computermesse CeBIT in Hannover vom BundesWirtschaftsministerium ausgezeichnet worden.

    Wie die Kreisverwaltung mitteilte, hat der Parlamentarische Staatssekretär Rezzo Schlauch den ersten mit 10 000 Euro dotierten "Best-Practice-Award MEDIA@Komm-Transfer" verliehen. Prämiert wurde das gemeinsame Projekt zwischen der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg und dem Kreis Segeberg "Geodaten XPlanung". Das "Ressortübergreifende Geoinformationssystem" erschließt im Bereich der Bauleitplanung völlig neue Möglichkeiten.

  • Schweiz: Zürichs e-Voting-Projekt erhält Auszeichnung der Vereinten Nationen

    Den Public Service Award 2007 der Vereinten Nationen gewann der Kanton Zürich für sein e-Voting-Projekt, wie die Zürcher Staatskanzlei am vergangenen Sonntag, anlässlich einer eidgenössischen Volksabstimmung bekannt gab. Im Rahmen des siebten Globalen Forums der UNO zum Thema "Reinventing Government" wird die UNO-Auszeichnung für "exzellente Leistungen im Namen des öffentlichen Interesses" an den Kanton Zürich verliehen. Der Kanton wird die Auszeichnung in der Kategorie "Förderung der Teilnahme an politischen Entscheidungsprozessen durch innovative Mechanismen" am 26. Juni bei der UNO in Wien in Empfang nehmen.

  • Singapore E-Government Wins United Nations Special Awards

    In light of its dedication towards the public sector, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) received a special award in the United Nations (UN) e-Government Survey in New York, clinching the No. 2 spot in the global e-participation ranking. This award is shared with the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA).

    "Earning the UN e-Government Survey 2012 Special Award further solidifies Singapore's place in the international market as a creator and driver of e-Government initiatives," said Kevin Chan, Centre Director Designate, Middle East, IDA Singapore.

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