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Digital Accessibility World Report

2011

  • March 2011: Mobile Apps and Services for Persons with Disabilities: Global Scale, Bringing New Stakeholders on Board; NEW! G3ict White Paper Accessibility, Innovation and Sustainability at AT&T; Save-the-Date: M-Enabling 2011 and more...

2010

  • December 2010: A Year in Review; 2010 A Milestone for ICT Accessibility; New publications & reports: ITU-G3ict e-Accessibility Policy Handbook; UNESCO-G3ict meeting: Report published; CRPD Progress Report on ICT Accessibility: Summary of results... 
  • May/June2010: Report from Uganda: East African Regulators Take a Strong Stance in Support of ICT Accessibility Policies and Programs; Joint W2i/G3ict Interview Series on Acccessibility and Broadband Information Technology Adoption; Report on Web Accessibility in the Russian Federation...
  • March 2010: UNESCO-G3ict partnership agreement, Joint ITU-G3ict Toolkit Launch; G3ict Assistive Technologies  Ecosystem Brussels Workshop Report... 

2009

  • December 2009: Advancing Technological and Societal Inclusion in China: Meetings Report and Interview with Frances West, Director, IBM Human Ability & Accessibility Center (HA&AC)...
  • October/November 2009: 15 West African Countries Meet to Explore ICT Accessibility Strategies and Compare Experiences...
  • September 2009: Interview with Ambassador Singh, Honorary Advisor to the Director General of WIPO on the Visually Impaired Persons Initiative (VIP)...
  • August 2009: Leading ICT Accessibility Policies Take Shape in Asia Pacific...
  • July 2009: President Obama: The United States will join 140 other nations and sign the Convention on the Rights for Persons with Disabilities, an “extraordinary treaty”...
  • June 2009: Access to Copyrighted Material by Blind Users: WIPO Rules Must Be Aligned with Article 30 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities...
  • May 2009: Momentum Building for Digital Accessibility in Arab Countries...
  • March/April 2009: G3ict Digital Accessibility Country Self-Assessment Framework Released...
  • February 2009: G3ict Meets President Obama's Transition Team on Disability Issues...

 2008

  • December 2008: UN Committed to Promoting Accessibility -- Digital, Political, Physical -- for Persons with Disabilities - Special on UNITAR/G3ict Seminar, UN Headquarters, New York, December 3 (International Day of Persons with Disabilities)...
  • November 2008: Digital Accessibility Agenda: Building the Momentum...
  • September/October 2008: Harvard Law School"Developing Disability Civil Society through the Internet"...
  • July/August 2008: Update on the Progress Made by the JTC 1 Special Working Group on Accessibility (SWG-A) at theTokyo Meeting  (June 16-19)...
  • June 2008: ICT Accessibility: Are the Stars Lining Up?...