calls for applications now open for “Alecso Apps Award” and “Mada ALECSO Apps Award"

Sunday, April 30, 2017
calls for applications now open for “Alecso Apps Award” and “Mada ALECSO Apps Award"

Doha-

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) invites individuals, and public and private entities to join “Alecso Apps Award” and “Mada ALECSO Apps Award” by submitting their best creative applications to the two awards.

Nominations for the third Edition of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) Apps Award 2017 are open until May 15, where the final ceremony will be held in Tunis, Tunisia.

Alecso Apps is an annual award assigned to the best Arab completed applications in the fields of education, culture, science and educational games.

The Award falls within the framework of a broader project implemented by the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), aiming to provide technological and institutional environment necessary to contribute to the emergence of an Arab industry for smart phones and digital tablets applications. This will be attained via contributing to the development of a common Arab vision for the sector, developing Arab specialized human resources and facilitating and promoting the production of mobile applications.

A special award for People with Disabilities (PwDs) applications are launched in the current edition of Alecso App Award, in collaboration with Mada, Qatar Assistive Technology Center.

“Mada ALECSO Apps Award” is granted to the best Arab mobile phone application developed for users with special needs, with the aim of improving their living conditions though mobile applications providing services that make life easier to any person having any type of disability.

Candidacies for Mada ALECSO Apps Award will be received by AlECSO until July 31, 2017.