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Deadline passed – 31 May 2012 – winners announced
Examples - innovative services that use ICT to provide agricultural information and other services to improve farmers’ livelihoods, or support the work of agricultural offices and extension agencies; improve employment prospects and help jobseekers find work; build people’s entrepreneurship skills and support enterprise and small business development; improve financial literacy skills and any other service that improves livelihoods.
Deadline passed – 31 July 2012 - winners announced
Examples – innovative services that use ICT to provide health information; promote health literacy; create health zones or corners with free internet access; develop health websites; help people access online health databases; reach out to people with health problems, or to people who have illnesses that are stigmatized like HIV/AIDS; support the work of health workers, clinics and hospitals, and any other service that improves community health.
Deadline passed - 30 November 2013 - winners announced
Examples - innovative services that use ICT to serve marginalised groups, like vulnerable children and youth at risk; the homeless; migrants; women; people excluded from society through stigma; people who are home-bound as a result of illness; non-literate people; those living in poverty; minorities or particular cultural groups who are disadvantaged by history, discrimination, language, etc.
Deadline passed - 3 March 2013 - winners announced
Examples - innovative services that use ICT to contribute to understanding of e-government and participation in e-government services; help people interact with government documents; help citizens contact their elected officials; help elected officials reach out to their constitutents, and any other service that contributes to open government.
Deadline passed - 8 May 2013 - winners to be announced soon
Examples – innovative services that use ICT to offer/extend services focused on specific needs of women and girls, like employment, education and training, sexual and reproductive health, support for women entrepreneurs and farmers, support for survivors of rape, domestic violence and other kinds of sexual abuse; information services focused on issues like gender equality and human rights; understanding negative cultural practices like forced marriage and female genital cutting, and services that facilitate participation of women and girls in political processes.