Vote for the Measuring the Information Society of Iran project
Vote for the Measuring the Information Society of Iran project in WSIS Prizes 2017. Information Technology Organization of Iran (IT Strategic Planning and Conrol Center ) has submitted one of its flagship projects named "Measuring the Information Society of Iran" for the WSIS Prizes 2017. It is for 6 years that ITO as the national coordinator for measuring the information society of Iran runs this project and the has had a great achievements in collecting, analysing and disseminating the ICT statistics at the national and international level
Now, this project has been nominated in C1 category. At this phase of contest, all people are invited to participate in the voting and vote for their selected projects in all 18 categories. The first five most voted projects are selected based on the appreciation/voting of projects by WSIS stakeholders representing WSIS online network. The stakeholders are invited to appreciate/vote for projects in all 18 categories
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