digital inclusion

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digital inclusion

The incorporation of information technologies into the community in order to promote education and improve the quality of life. See technology gap.
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Becoming a major platform/player in the e-Inclusion economy currently taking place, fostering the future market take-up of exciting innovations in conceiving universal accessibility tools and concepts to satisfy the diverse interests of all societal groups.
The winning organisations were Ministry of Interior for Best Government eService for its eElections system; Ministry of Manpower and Public Authority for Social Insurance for Best Government Interoperable Service with their Employment Collaboration Project; Ministry of Commerce and Industry for Best Government-to-Government Shared Service with its One Stop Shop system; Higher Education Admission Centre for its data exchange portal; Muscat Municipality for Best Government eParticipation Initiative with the Talk To Muscat call centre; Information Technology Authority for the Best e-Initiative for ITA's e-Inclusion project, and the excellence award which was awarded to the Public Authority for Consumer Protection.
Information Technology Authority won the first award for 'ITA e-Inclusion Project, the election system for the members of the Majlis A'Shura and Municipal Councils.
In e-inclusion and empowerment, TAM of Saudi Arabia, All4Charity of Tunisia and SKeyes of Lebanon won the awards.
The winners are: BMI Bank, Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain and Bahrain Islamic Bank websites in the eBanking category; Bahrain International Airport and the Spring of Culture websites in the E-Culture and tourism category; Akhbar Al Khaleej, Al Ayam and startupBahrain in e-Media and journalism category; Filoosy, Gulf Air, and CIBAFI in e-Business and commerce category; 'Mums in Bahrain' website in the e-Inclusion and empowerment category; PaperV, Muharraq Club in the e-Entertainment and games category, Social Development and Finance Ministries in the e-Government and open data categories; Health Ministry, Artificial Reefs and Medical Informatics Systems in the e-Health and environment category and Batelco Innovation Centre (IDEAS) in the e-Learning and science category.
They discuss approaches to adoption and implementation, issues and limitations in terms of development, solutions and strategies, the use of the latest technologies for e-government provision, user perspectives on e-services, strategies for e-participation and e-inclusion, the development of connected-government (c-government) and mobile-government (m-government), and the elements of best practices and practical guidance.
The researchers came up with 3 recommendations to enhance the internet's contribution to the Egyptian economy: unlocking the e-commerce potential in Egypt, enhancing the e-inclusion, and facilitating the participation of businesses in the online economy.
Earlier this year, "Time of the Plums" won the E-Inclusion Film Award in the European Independent Film Festival (EeCU) and was also selected for the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.
ictQATAR, the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology, led a National Nominating Committee for the 2011 World Summit Award (WSA), where an extensive review of various Qatari websites was undertaken to nominate the most outstanding websites in the eight categories of the award: e-Government & Institutions, e-Business & Commerce, e-Culture & Heritage, e-Entertainment & Games, e-Health & Environment, e-Inclusion & Participation, e-Learning & Education and e-Science & Technology.
The Silver Awards were secured in Security Applications, E-Inclusion and E-Community, Financial Applications, Communications, E-Government and E-Health categories.
Societal e-inclusion implies the widest possible availability of broadband access.
We strive through the programme to empower this vision with what we believe are the main set of tools to further e-inclusion," he added.