Website wins UN e-Science Award
Cape Farewell’s website wins an e-Science award at the United Nations World Summit Awards 2005.
Cape Farewell are proud to announce that capefarewell.com has been selected as a winner in the international judging of the “e-Science” category at the UN World Summit on the Information Society Awards.
Fourty new media products and websites (five in each of the eight categories) were selected in Bahrain at the WSA Grand Jury Meeting (3-10 September 2005) in an intense process of evaluation. 168 countries participated in the contest in 2005. The winning projects were presented as the world’s best at the WSA Gala on 16 November 2005 in Tunis, during the second phase of the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
Created by Kathy Barber at London based design studio Bullet Creative, the website charts Cape Farewell’s creative projects, expeditions and activity, inspiring meaningful dialogue and action on the global climate challenge. Find out more about Bullet’s work with Cape Farewell.
Global e-Science category winners
We’re honored to have been recognized alongside the e-Science international category winners:
- JST Virtual Science Center (Japan)
- EduMedia (France)
- Fauna.hr (Croatia)
- Cape Farewell (UK)
- Virtual Science Museums of China (China)
UK national category winners
Cape Farewell are proud to have been selected for the UK’s e-Science category of the UN World Summit on the Information Society Awards. As National winner we’re honored to be recognized alongside other UK websites and new media projects:
- e-Government – www.direct.gov.uk
- e-Health – www.feedmebetter.com
- e-Learning – www.stagework.org.uk
- e-Entertainment – www.bbc.co.uk/onemusic/
- e-Culture – www.tate.org.uk
- e-Science – www.capefarewell.com
- e-Business – www.businesslink.gov.uk
- e-Inclusion – www.makepovertyhistory.org
About the WSA Awards
The World Summit Award (WSA) is a global contest for selecting, promoting the World’s best e-Content, Creativity and Applications, held in the framework of and in cooperation with the United Nations’ World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). Putting its focus on cultural identity and diversity, the WSA looks for multimedia projects that effectively and creatively work with quality contents and digitalise educational, scientific and cultural heritage. It aims not only to make the benefits of the new Information Society accessible and meaningful for all humanity, but in particular to raise public awareness and give deserved public recognition to the highest quality e-Content, produced all over the world.
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