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G3ict-ITU Side-Event at the Sixth Session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP6) to the CRPD

ICTs for Disability Inclusive Development Efforts

Organizer: ITU, Broadband Commission, G3ict, International Disability Alliance, Microsoft, Telecentre.org Foundation and UNESCO

Speakers: Axel Leblois, G3ict, International Disability Alliance, Gary Fowlie, International Telecommunication Union, Telecentre.org Foundation, UNESCO

Details: The Broadband Commission for Digital Development, G3ICT, IDA, ITU, Microsoft, the Telecentre.org Foundation and UNESCO have recently carried out a global consultation the contribution of ICTs to advance the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of development efforts. The panellists will discuss the findings of this consultation, which include a proposal of key priority areas of action to be undertaken by each stakeholder. CART services will be available.

Website: http://www.itu.int/accessibility

Related Event: G3ict-UNESCO Side-Event at COSP6 on July 18, 2013: Promoting Disability-Inclusive ICT Policies for Education | Event Details

View COSP6 conference event details on the UN Enable webpage