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SERGEI KAMBALOV Chief ECOSOC and Interorganizational Cooperation Branch Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination/DESA United Nations, New York World Summit Award and the Cyber Peace Initiative

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  • 1. SERGEI KAMBALOV Chief ECOSOC and Interorganizational Cooperation Branch Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination/DESA United Nations, New York World Summit Award and the Cyber Peace Initiative

2. THE WORLD SUMMIT AWARD Best in e-Content and Creativityas a part of the WSIS implementation process until 2015 partnerssponsors 3. WSA TODAY

    • PARTICIPATION:168 countries world wide
    • PATRONAGE:6Heads of State
    • PARTNER NETWORK: 130 members from78countries
    • WSA NATIONAL AWARDS:running in over50countries
    • ROAD SHOW EVENTS:held each year in over20countriesworldwide

4. WSA CATEGORIES

    • CHALLENGE: To strengthen an inclusive, global platform and multistakeholder activity for the selection and promotion of best practice in e-Content; and to maintain it as a result of the WSIS process.
    • VALUE PROPOSITIONS: To strengthen content industries for economic and cultural development
    • To implement measures that foster capacity building of creative entrepreneurs
    • To support the UN Millennium Development Goals.

5. WSA AND WSIS: GOALS

    • Create awareness through a thematic forum on e-Content within the UN follow up process
    • Provide a network for non-profit efforts in the selection andpromotion of best practice
    • Invite member states, the business community and civil society organizations in a multi-stakeholder partnership on e-Content to give recognition through global awards
    • Seek cooperation with all relevant stakeholders active in the area of e-Content to optimize impact and sustain activity until the official WSIS review in 2015

6. WSA 2008-09: PROGRAM MODULS

  • Road Show, Conferences,Exhibitions in over 20 countries
  • 3 Global e-Content Summits
  • National e-Content Contests inover 50 countries
  • Global Contest 2009
  • Winners GALA, MEXICO

7. REVIEW: WSA GRAND JURY 07

  • On invitation of the Government ofCroatia
  • Locally organized by the InternetInstitute of Croatia
  • Date: August 31- September 7, 2007
  • Site: Brijuni Islands, Croatia
  • Participants: 32 Jurors

8. IMPRESSIONS FROM THE WSA GRAND JURY BRIONI, CROATIA 9. 10. REVIEW: WSA GALAEVENTS 07

  • Framework: Global Forum 2007
  • Date: November 5, 2007
  • Site: Fondazione Giorgio Cini,Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore,Venice, Italy
  • Participants: 280 delegates fromabout 68 countries

11. IMPRESSIONS FROM THE WSA 07 WINNERS CONFERENCE 12. 13. IMPRESSIONS FROM THE AWARDS CEREMONY CELEBRATION 07 14. 15. WSA & CYBER PEACE MODULES

    • WSA and Cyber Peace Initiativepromoting e-Content creation forpeacepeace related issues in 160 countries
    • World Summit Youth Award. Youth for Youth in categories: Peace / Culture / Development
    • WSA e-Content Summit in Cairo to be held in 2008
    • First Lady H.E. Suzanne Mubarak to become a global patron of theinitiative

16. YOUTH AWARD: GOALS

    • Identify, document and showcase best-practice youth-led e-Content initiatives
    • Realize young peoples potential as content creators and development actors in their communities
    • Promote learning and skill-sharing from and between the selected projects
    • Use multimedia and ICTs for peace enhancement and enlarge the awareness of concrete peace activities and their range and diversity.

17. How to work with WSA WSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIRMAN Prof. Dr. Peter A. Bruck Chairman of the Board Honorary President of the ICNM General Manager, Research Studios Austria Email:[email_address] WSA HEAD OFFICE Ms. Anastasia Konstantinova Project Manager Email:[email_address] PARENT ORGANIZATION ICNM - International Center for New Media Moosstrasse 43a | 5020 Salzburg | Austria Tel: +43 662 63 04 08-40 |[email_address] www.wsis-award.org 18. For more information: www.wsis-award.org | [email protected]