G3ict: The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs
Find Us: FacebookTwitterLinkedInFlickrRSS Share:
Search | Site Map | Contact
You're currently not logged in. Login | Register
Home  »  Resource Center  »  CRPD 2013 ICT Accessibility Summary Tables 1-11



CRPD 2013 ICT Accessibility Progress Report

Summary Tables

List of Tables and Graphs
 
 
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tables 1-4: Introduction

Table 1: Overall degree of compliance with CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions

Table 2: Accessibility requirements specified in the CRPD

Figure 1: Mix of responsibilities for implementing ICT accessibility by sector of activity

Table 3: List of main government entities involved in ICT accessibility by ICT application sector

Table 4: Breakdown of countries that responded to the CRPD Progress Report Survey in 2013

Tables 5-9: Overall Compliance of Countries with CRPD Dispositions

Table 5: Overall degree of compliance with CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions

Table 6: Degree of compliance of country legislations and policies with CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions

Table 7: Degree of compliance of country capacity to implement CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions

Table 8: Degree of implementation of CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions and impact

Table 9: Degree of compliance of the general legal and regulatory framework of States Parties with the CRPD

Tables 10-11 (cont'd): Level of Compliance of Countries in Specific Areas of Application and Technology

Table 10: Degree of compliance of States Parties with the CRPD for policies covering  ICT accessibility in specific areas of activity 

Table 11: Subjective assessment by country experts of the degree of implementation of laws and regulations promoting digital accessibility, the use of Assistive Technologies or provisions for reasonable accommodation in specific application areas

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Table 1: Overall degree of compliance with CRPD ICT accessibility provisions 


 Survey Data Clusters
Yes
 Leg 1 - Countries' Commitments
66%
 Leg 2 - Countries' Capacity for Implementation
29%
 Leg 3 - Countries' Implementation and Impact
42%

Table 2: Accessibility requirements specified in the CRPD 

Application Areas
CRPD Article
Accessibility Dispositions with Implications for ICTs
Reasonable Accomodation
Promoting Assistive Technologies
Non-discrimination 5  Y 

E-Government

 9.2.a Y  
Media and Internet
 9.1, 9.2.g  Y  
Television 30.1.b Y  
Private Sector Services
 9.2.b Y  
Liberty and Security
 14  Y 
Living Independently
 19   Y
Education 24 Y Y Y
Employment 27 Y Y 
Political Rights
 21, 29
 Y  Y
Emergency Services 9.1.b, 11
 Y  
Culture and Leisure
 30.5.c Y  
Personal Mobility
 20   Y
Rehabilitation 2   Y

Figure 1: Mix of responsibilities for implementing ICT accessibility by sector of activity

Figure 1: Mix of responsibilities for implementing ICT accessibility by sector of activity

Table 3: List of main government entities involved in ICT accessibility by ICT application sector

ICT Application Sector

Type of  Technologies and Services

UN Affiliated Organizations

Telecom/broadcasting regulator

Fixed and Mobile Telephony

ITU

Education

Assistive Technologies and accessible education contents

UNESCO

e-Government services

All government entities

ITU, UNPAN

Labor/social affairs

Workplace Accommodation

ILO

Interior/homeland

Disaster preparedness, voting

UNDESA

Health

Technology for rehabilitation

WHO

Transportation

All automated interfaces and communications

International Civil Aviation Organization and Regional Economic Commissions

Public procurement

Centralized public procurement agency, all ministries

UNPAN

Table 4: Breakdown of countries that responded to the CRPD Progress Report Survey in 2013

Africa

Latin America and The Caribbean

Asia

Oceania

Europe

North America

Grand Total

 23

14

14

4

20

1

76

30%

18%

18%

5%

26%

1%

100%

 

Very High Human Development

High Human Development

Medium Human Development

Low Human Development

Grand Total

19

18

17

20

74

26%

24%

23%

27%

100%

 

High Income Economies

Upper-Middle Income Economies

Lower-Middle Income Economies

Low Income Economies

Grand Total

19

22

17

16

74

26%

30%

23%

21%

100%

Table 5: Overall degree of compliance with CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions

 Survey Data Clusters

 Yes

Leg 1 - Countries' Commitments

 66%

Leg 2 - Countries' Capacity for Implementation

29%

Leg 3 - Countries' Implementation and Impact

 42%

 

 

 

 

Table 6: Degree of compliance of country legislations and policies with CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions

Laws, Regulations and Policies Enacted by State Parties

Yes

General Legal and Regular Framework 

91%

Policies Covering Specific ICT Application Areas

77%

Policies Covering Information Infrastructure

52%

Policies Covering Specific Target Groups

62%

Policies to Promote Accessible and Assistive ICTs

26%

Table 7: Degree of compliance of country capacity to implement CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions

Leg #2: Capacity for Implementation

Yes

Government Focus

41%

Support of DPOs and NGOs

17%

Capacity Building

32%

Table 8: Degree of implementation of CRPD ICT Accessibility provisions and impact

 Leg #3: Actual Implementation and Impact

Yes

Accessible Telecom and Media Services

37%

Accessible Features for Computers

47%

Specific ICT Products and Services

50%

Table 9: Degree of compliance of the general legal and regulatory framework of States Parties with the CRPD

Laws, Regulations and Policies
Enacted by States Parties

Does Your Country?

Yes

Have a constitutional article, law or regulation defining the rights of PwD

86%

Have laws, policies or programs to ensure that  PwD and their representative organizations are consulted in development and implementation of legislation

74%

Promote access for PwD to information and communications technologies and systems, including the Internet

69%

Have a designated focal point within government for matters relating to the CRPD and a framework for implementing and monitoring the CRPD

68%

Have a definition of "Reasonable Accommodation" included in any law or regulation regarding the Rights of PwD

63%

Facilitate access by PwD to quality mobility aids, devices, assistive technologies and forms of live assistance

59%

Ensure that government communications to the public using ICTs are provided in accessible formats, sign language or Braille

57%

Have laws, policies or programs that promote awareness-raising and training  programs about the CRPD

53%

Have a definition of accessibility which includes ICTs or electronic media in the country laws or regulations

50%

Provide services to the general public, including through the Internet, in accessible and usable formats for PwD

43%

Define public procurement rules policy promoting accessible ICTs

33%

 
Table 10: Degree of compliance of States Parties with the CRPD for policies covering ICT accessibility in specific areas of activity

Policies Covering ICT Accessibility in Specific Areas

Yes

Emergency Response Services

59%

Primary and Secondary Education

56%

Higher Education

56%

Rehabilitation Services

51%

Health Services

41%

Voting systems

41%

Judicial Information and Legal Procedure

40%

Independent Living

38%

Reasonable Accommodation at Workplace

37%

Teleworking

33%

Local Community Services

24%

Table 11: Subjective assessment by country experts of the degree of implementation of laws and regulations promoting digital accessibility, the use of Assistive Technologies or provisions for reasonable accommodation in specific application areas

Are there any dispositions among Country laws, regulations or government supported programs promoting digital accessibility, the use of ATs or provisions for reasonable accommodations in the following areas?

No

Minimum

Partial

Substantial

Full

Teleworking

76%

8%

10%

4%

1%

Judicial Information and Legal Procedure

67%

18%

11%

4%

0%

Local Community Services

63%

14%

15%

6%

1%

Health Services

62%

14%

16%

8%

0%

Emergency Response Services

60%

16%

11%

10%

3%

Voting systems

59%

12%

19%

8%

1%

Independent Living

59%

20%

12%

8%

0%

Higher Education

49%

22%

22%

7%

0%

Rehabilitation Services

44%

27%

23%

6%

1%

Reasonable Accommodation at Workplace

44%

26%

19%

11%

0%

Primary and Secondary Education

41%

23%

25%

11%

0%

Graph 1: Graphic summarizing the subjective assessment by country experts of the degree of implementation of laws and regulations promoting digital accessibility, the use of Assistive Technologies or provisions for reasonable accommodation in specific application areas

Graph 1: Specific Application Areas

»  List of Participating Countries
»  Overview and Methodology
»  Acknowledgements