The Open Access India project is nominated for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2022. According to the email communication recevied, out of 1,000 submitted projects, 360 (twenty in each of the eighteen WSIS Action Line Categories) were nominated for WSIS Prizes 2022. And the Open Access India is nominated under the action line category, C3. Access to information and knowledge. The online voting is open now and closes by 31 March 2022.
All the Open Science and Open Access advocates and others are kindly requested to cast their vote for Open Access India at www.wsis.org/prizes. It is also requested to share the same aming their networks and communities.
It is to be noted that only the registered participants can vote therefore, all are requested to register here at the link https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/stocktaking/Account/Register.
The Open Access India community is hopeful that this nomination shall help in creating more awareness among the researchers about Open Access and Open Science and Access to Knowledge and shall emerge as Winners of the WSIS Prizes 2022.
To know more about WSIS and how ICTs can contribute to SDGs, please visit WSIS Forum 2022.