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G3ict presents at World Bank Inaugural Disability & Development Core Course

  • Washington, D.C., USA
  • May 7-11, 2012
  • The World Bank 
Report by Axel Leblois - cover imageDownload Paper presented by G3ict Executive Director Axel Leblois, titled, 'Universal Access to Information and Communication Technologies'






The World Bank’s Disability and Development Core Course provided participants with an in-depth understanding of the conceptual and practical issues involved in the implementation of inclusive economic and social policies that are relevant for persons with disabilities in developing countries. The course objectives were to:

  • Increase knowledge on disability, its social and economic relevance and development policies and programs responsive to the needs of persons with disabilities; and
  • Increase understanding of the main issues involved in the process of including disability into development: overall and at the level of sectoral policies and programs.
For additional information, please visit the course website at www.worldbank.org/disability/cc201