A contest is being organised by UNESCO for premium of King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Halif on the use of information and communication technologies in education. In a statement in Azerbaijan's Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies, it was mentioned that the award will be given to the best projects envisioning ICT application for raising quality of education and overall scientific activity. The awarding ceremony will be held on 12 January 2011 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The award includes a diploma and a money prize of $50,000 which will be divided between two winners. The winners will be selected and announced by UNESCO director general on the basis of recommendations of an international jury, comprising independent members of five nationalities.