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Atlanta, GA, March 10, 2011
SÃO PAULO STATE SECRETARIAT FOR THE RIGHTS OF THE PERSON WITH DISABILITY AND G3ICT ANNOUNCE FIVE-YEAR TECHNICAL COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF DISABILITY RIGHTS
Plan will facilitate the creation of a regional network and partnerships in Brazil and Latin America aimed at the social inclusion of persons with disabilities through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). 
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Atlanta, GA, December 09, 2009
G3ICT PUBLISHES INTERNATIONAL SURVEY OF WEB ACCESSIBILITY POLICIES WHITE PAPER BY THE CENTRE FOR INTERNET AND SOCIETY, BANGALORE, INDIA
White Paper providing an overview of the early policies and programs adopted by a selection of 15 ratifying countries of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 
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Atlanta, GA, March 31, 2009
G3ICT AND DPI TO LAUNCH THE DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY AND INCLUSION INDEX FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
G3ict is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Disabled People’s International (DPI) to collect data around the world on digital accessibility for persons with disabilities. 
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Washington, DC, January 14, 2009
G3ICT MEETS PRESIDENT OBAMA'S TRANSITION TEAM ON DISABILITY ISSUES
The Presidential Transition Team invited G3ict to share its perspective and suggestions prior to Inauguration Day.  
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Atlanta, GA, June 10, 2008
BOOK RELEASE - G3ICT'S BOOK "THE ACCESSIBILITY IMPERATIVE" NOW AVAILABLE IN DAISY FORMAT
G3ict's book “The Accessibility Imperative,” which includes the full text of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, is now available as a free download audio version conforming to DAISY standards (Digital Talking Book).  
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Atlanta, GA, June 10, 2008
PROCEEDINGS OF THE JOINT ITU-T & G3ICT FORUM 2008 ON ICT ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS NOW PUBLISHED ONLINE
The proceedings, including video/audio web cast, of the Joint ITU-T & G3ict Forum 2008 on “The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Challenges and Opportunities for ICT Standards,” held at ITU Headquarters in Geneva on April 21, are now available as a free download in the event proceedings section of the G3ict’s Web site. 
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Boston, MA, May 28, 2008
DISABILITY RIGHTS FUND LAUNCHES WEB SITE
The Disability Rights Fund, a groundbreaking collaborative supporting the human rights of people with disabilities, has launched its Web site at www.disabilityrightsfund.org  
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Washington, DC, December 17, 2007
AAPD LAUDS UNITED NATIONS G3ICT INITIATIVE FOR INCLUDING DISABILITY PERSPECTIVES AT DIGITAL CITIES WIRELESS ROUNDTABLE
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the largest cross-disability membership organization in the U.S., is delighted that the United Nations Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) included discussions focused on accessibility for people with disabilities at its Digital Cities Convention held December 11-12, 2007, in Washington, D.C.  
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Chicago, IL, November 15, 2007
CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL PASSES RESOLUTION URGING U.S. TO SIGN ON TO TREATY ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
On September 5, 2007 the Chicago City Council passed a resolution introduced by Mayor Richard M. Daley calling for the U.S. to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  
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New York, NY, July 02, 2007
ITU REPORT OF THE FIRST GLOBAL G3ICT FORUM MEETING (NEW YORK, 26 MARCH 2007)
ITU produced a report of the 26 March Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies Forum in New York. It was written by Mr. Greg Ratta, who participated in the Forum on behalf of the ITU. 
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