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David Banes |  

19 February 2019

​Director, David Banes Access and Inclusion Services ​

In this series of blogs around the creation and maintenance of the assistive technology ecosystem, David Banes will explore some of the areas of activity that when integrated and delivered, support the implementation of Assistive Technology (AT). In this first blog, we think about “awareness.” ... Read More


Axel Leblois |  

13 February 2019

President and Executive Director

Axel Leblois in conversation with Dave Gardy, provides an overview on G3ict's role in promoting inclusion and accessibility for all including in the built environment, transportation and ICTs. He outlines the organizations's role in working with governments, advocacy groups and industry to help th... Read More


Nirmita Narasimhan |  

01 February 2019

Senior Fellow and Program Director Asia-Pacific, G3ict

India was one of the first countries to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). However, eleven years on, there is still much to be done on the ground in terms of awareness and implementation of Accessibility. G3ict’s Digital Accessibility Rights Evaluation (DARE) ... Read More


Christopher Lee |  

16 January 2019

Chief Learning Officer, G3ict and Managing Director, IAAP

Question 1: As new Managing Director for IAAP, what are your plans for the organization during 2019? Response: IAAP’s focus is to bring accessibility professionals from around the world together to help define, promote and improve the profession. As the new Managing Director, my plans for 2019 are... Read More


Christopher Lee |  

14 January 2019

Chief Learning Officer, G3ict and Managing Director, IAAP

Locating accessibility (a11y) professionals can be challenging for organizations requiring their products and services to be used by all consumers, including those with disabilities who happen to make up the largest minority on the planet. There is a good reason for an organization not being able ... Read More


Nirmita Narasimhan |  

01 January 2019

Senior Fellow and Program Director Asia-Pacific, G3ict

The year 2018 has been a fairly active one for advocates of digital accessibility in India. Over the past year, some positive developments have been initiated and achieved. A most noteworthy one was the updating of the ‘Guidelines for Indian Government Websites' (GIGW) by the National Informatics Ce... Read More


Susanna Laurin |  

28 December 2018

CEO, Funka and G3ict / IAAP Representative to the EU

In the first week of December, Europe celebrates the Day of Persons with Disabilities. Seminars are held covering disability related topics and important decisions are usually communicated. This year, IAAP Europe organised a high level event on Web Accessibility Regulations in Brussels. At the ... Read More


Sharon Spencer |  

27 December 2018

Member, Board of Trustees, G3ict and past Managing Director, IAAP

It is hard to believe that 2018 is behind us. For me, I look to 2019 with a great deal of excitement as it brings significant personal change with my retirement from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) and new role on the Board of Trustees of G3ict. As I reflect back... Read More


Axel Leblois |  

10 December 2018

President and Executive Director

By now, twelve years after the adoption of the text of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by the United Nations General Assembly, and its subsequent ratification by 177 countries, the accessibility of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) has gained signifi... Read More


Lidia Best |  

05 November 2018

Vice President, European Federation of Hard of Hearing (EFHOH)/Member, G3ict Delegation to the ITU

The European Federation of Hard of Hearing People (EFHOH) started to participate in standardisation work of International Telecommunication Union ( ITU) in September 2016, this was possible with support from the Global Initiative for accessible ICT’s (G3ict). Today I have the pleasure to share the r... Read More


Susanna Laurin |  

31 May 2018

CEO, Funka and G3ict / IAAP Representative to the EU

Europe is moving from recommendations to legislation when it comes to accessibility. In September this year, the Web Accessibility Directive will enter intro force, with requirements for public sector in all EU member states to comply with the EN301549 standard when it comes to websites, extranets, ... Read More


James Thurston |  

30 April 2018

Vice President, Global Strategy and Development, G3ict

We live in an increasingly digital and urban world. Unfortunately, it is not yet an increasingly inclusive world for persons with disabilities and older persons. We want to fix that. The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict) and World Enabled have partnered with Access Israel to fix that. Yes... Read More