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May 03, 2017

G3ict and World Enabled Launch Smart Cities for All Toolkit for Building Accessible & Inclusive Cities

Aligned with the Smart Cities NYC 2017, G3ict and World Enabled launched the Smart Cities for All toolkit to help city leaders, urban planners, and technology companies design accessible and inclusive Smart Cities for all citizens. The toolkit, a result of the Smart Cities for All initiative led by G3ict and World Enabled and supported by Microsoft, will help cities implement Smart Cities programs and services that engage all citizens across a broad range of areas, including emergency response, employment, public safety and justice, financial services, and more. It will provide city leaders a guide to follow to help ensure that its technology initiatives and smart cities programs benefit all citizens, including people with disabilities and older persons.

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Dec 11, 2016

G3ict and the Ministry of Public Administration, United Mexican States Sign MoU to Promote Cooperation on ICT Accessibility Policies

G3ict continues to expand and deepen its partnerships with governments and civil societies around the world in its role as a resource for understanding why and how to make effective public policies that support the broader digital inclusion of persons with disabilities.

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Dec 03, 2016

G3ict Launches Decennial Call for Action on Digital Inclusion: 2017-2027

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the CRPD and the inception of G3ict, a Decennial Call for Action on Digital Inclusion for Persons with Disabilities was launched at an event at the UN Headquarters on December 3.

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Nov 22, 2016

Smart Cities Must Also Be Accessible Cities Say Global Leaders as They Prepare to Meet in Barcelona and London

After engaging city and national leaders at a Roundtable in Quito, G3ict and World ENABLED will now convene experts and stakeholders in Barcelona and London to define how to promote ICT accessibility in smart cities there.

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Oct 20, 2016

IAAP and G3ict to Appoint Funka as Their Joint Representative to the European Union

The new representation is formally announced today in Brussels in the occasion of meetings organized with European Commission officials.

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Jul 20, 2016

G3ict to Acquire IAAP and Accelerate Growth of the Global Community of Accessibility Professionals

This joint decision by the Boards of IAAP and G3ict reflects the strategic alignment of these organizations and a shared need to respond to rapidly growing, unmet worldwide demand for IT professionals, developers, educators, business leaders, and content creators knowledgeable in accessibility.

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Jul 18, 2016

“Tapping into Hidden Capital," A Newly Released Book by Debra Ruh, Demonstrates How Leading Global Companies Improve Their Bottom Line by Employing Persons with Disabilities

G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies announced today the publication of a new book authored by Debra Ruh, G3ict’s EmployAbility Program Chair.

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Jul 07, 2016

Frances West, Global Thought Leader in Digital Accessibility, to Chair G3ict Strategy and Development Committee

G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies, is pleased to announce that Frances West, who served as Steering Committee member since G3ict founding in 2006 at the United Nations, has been appointed as Chair of its Strategy and Development Committee.

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Jun 13, 2016

The Nippon Foundation and G3ict Enter in Long Term Cooperation Agreement to Promote Digital Accessibility for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

The two organizations, which have long standing experience in the field of international cooperation, will seek to jointly offer programmatic support in the field of ICT accessibility.

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