WSYA

AcronymDefinition
WSYAWorld Summit Youth Award
WSYAWhite Settlement Youth Association
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The WSYA is a unique award, which brings together developers and digital entrepreneurs aged under 30 who use IT, mobile technology and Internet projects to achieve the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, which were set in 2000 with the aim of making humanity better by 2015.
WSYA board chairman professor Peter Bruck praised the website for its inventiveness.
WSYA was established in 2005 to honour excellence in the use of Internet for social empowerment.
The WSYA is being held as a follow-up to the World Summit on Information Society in the form of an action plan towards the year 2015.
Abdulrahman added "The WSYA selects and promotes best practice in e-Content.
Abdulrahman said: "Contesters can select to participate in any of the following 6 categories; "Fight Poverty, Hunger and Disease!", "Education for All!", "Power 2 Women!", "Create Your Culture", "Go Green!" & "Pursue Truth!" An international young expert jury will then judge the projects/products and select 3 winners and 2 runners-up in each of the six WSYA categories.
BIS president Nawaf Abdulrahman said: "The WSYA is a unique global contest which brings together young developers and digital entrepreneurs - under 30 years of age - who use Internet and mobile technology to put the UN Millennium Development Goals into action and make a difference.
Pursue Truth An international young expert jury will then judge the projects/products and select 3 winners and 2 runners-up in each of the six WSYA categories.