Finalists Selected For|
Stockholm Challenge - GKP Awards 2007
Kuala Lumpur, 31 October, 2007. A total of 119 projects had been nominated for the Stockholm Challenge - GKP Awards 2007, and nine were chosen by the jury as the best examples of the role of Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Development. The winners will be announced and celebrated during GK3, Third Global Knowledge Conference taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 11 to 13 December 2007. They will also be sponsored by GKP to participate in Stockholm Challenge Week in May 2008.
The Stockholm Challenge -
GKP Awards 2007 is a new
ICT prize promoted by Global
Knowledge Partnership (GKP) and the
Stockholm Challenge. The 9 finalists
in four ICT4D categories contested
Details of these projects, along with the other nominated projects, can be viewed at http://gkp.stockholmchallenge.se.
GKP and Stockholm Challenge share the objectives of harnessing and promoting the potential of ICT to improve lives, reduce poverty and empower people. They are both - in their respective areas - recognised as important platforms for the global promotion of ICT and Knowledge for development. The joint Awards reflect the complementary interests and strengths of the two organisations and are posed to enhance the global impact of ICT4D and K4D.
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