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Model ICT Accessibility Policy Report

Date: November 2014

Language: English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish

Author: Mandla Msimang, Axel Leblois, Susan Schorr

Publisher: ITU, G3ict

Format: PDF

Size: 2.43 MB

Pages: 134


This report is designed as a tool for national policy-makers and regulators to create their own ICT accessibility policy frameworks. The report was prepared in cooperation with G3ict under the supervision of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) Special Initiatives Division | Published in November 2014. Accessibility of PDF report checked and edited by BarrierBreak (

The report includes six modules focusing on different aspects of ICT accessibility (amendments to the existing ICT legal framework, public ICT access, mobile communications, television/video programming and public procurement of accessible ICTs) so that countries can prioritize implementation. In all modules the approach is to develop national policies in consultation with persons with disabilities. Lead Authors: ITU expert Mandla Msimang was the lead author of this report, with contributions of Axel Leblois, Founder and Executive Director of G3ict and Susan Schorr, Head, Special Initiatives Division, ITU. G3ict experts Dónal Rice and Clas Thorén authored the model accessible ICT public procurement policy framework module.

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