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Accessibility Worldview Service by G3ict Accessibility Worldview by G3ict
This unique knowledge management resource will provide your company, organization, or government agency with curated and prioritized worldwide policy intelligence that matters to your mission. The new service leverages G3ict’s deep insights on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) accessibility, its broad view to global activity, and its unique access to international experts to provide your company with timely and actionable data and analysis | Visit the webpage
Smart Cities & Digital Inclusion  
In June of 2016, G3ict and World Enabled launched the Defining Accessible Smart Cities initiative to understand how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are being made available to persons with disabilities in Smart Cities. The G3ict and World Enabled initiative included, as of March 2017, three separate data gathering strategies: a survey of more than 250 Global Experts, a series of roundtable discussions in global Smart Cities (Barcelona, London, Quito, New York, and San Francisco), and one-on-one interviews with numerous Smart City program managers and technologists.

ITU-G3ict e-Accessibility Policy Toolkit for Persons with Disability

ITU-G3ict e-Accessibility Policy Toolkit for Persons with Disabilities
Designed to provide a comprehensive online resource for all stakeholders involved in implementing the Digital Accessibility agenda of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities | Visit the Website

M-Enabling Summit logo
June 11-13, 2018 | 7th Annual Global Conference and Showcase | Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Washington, DC.
A global conference and showcase dedicated to promoting mobile accessible and assistive applications and services for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Visit www.m-enabling.com.

Latest Headlines on Disability and Digital Accessibility from Around the World


» Read headlines from around the world related to ICT accessibility.

» Inclusive Financial Services for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities: Global Trends in Accessibiity Requirements | Download PDF or Order Hard Copy.

» View books, reports and white papers (G3ict Productions)   

» Browse the entire list of Publications and Reports (G3ict published and external)

» Browse all G3ict Publications & Reports Available on MagCloud (order a hard copy)

Robert Pearson - Regular Blogger for G3ictBlogs

Access the complete list of G3ict bloggers and read their articles on a wide ranging issues related to ICT accessibility and digital inclusion Read Blogs on Digital Inclusion. 

Debra Ruh - Expert Zone on Employability and Technology ZoneExpert Zones
Read blogs and interactive discussions from a number of experts on issues related to ICT accessibility in the areas of harmonization and standardization, education, government services, disability policy, mass marketing and communication, industry innovation, and employment | Expert Zone Section. 

Find detailed information on the 160 signatory States and 172 ratifications of the CRPD (as of March 2017) and lists of disability organizations, with contact information, for each of the signatory states, as well as basic ICT factors.

Web Accessibility Policy MakingWeb Accessibility Policy Making by Country

This is a section that features individual country profile reports based on the G3ict White Paper “Web Accessibility Policy Making: An International Perspective,” (Revised Edition 2012), researched and edited by Nirmita Narasimhan of the Centre for Internet & Society, India. The report seeks to identify some of the initiatives and best practices which have been adopted by countries as a first step towards policy formulation. Read the country-wise excerpts.

ICT Accessibility Company ProfilesICT Accessibility Company Profiles

A compilation of corporations that focus efforts on ICTs and accessibility. Companies are featured for their dedication to ICT accessibility and their efforts to attain universally accessible standards in their products worldwide. Browse through the Company Profiles directory.

Special Initiatives

Financial Services Accessibility ProgramG3ict Financial Services Accessibility Program

G3ict's Financial Services Accessibility Program aims to be a repository of information on the measures that banks, insurance companies and other financial services firms are undertaking in order to make their products and customer service more accessible and friendly to users of all abilities. Visit the webpage.


Image: AT Centers Leadership Network logoAT Centers Leadership Network

The AT Centers Leadership Network was formally launched in September 2011 in Doha, Qatar as a collaborative effort by G3ict and Mada – Qatar Assistive Technology Center – aimed at developing a network of such AT national expertise centers, in order to promote and implement the dispositions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on ICT Accessibility and Assistive Technologies. Visit the webpage

G3ict-GAIT Accessible Travel and Tourism Initiative in the State of Georgia, USAG3ict - GAIT 2009 Accessible Travel and Tourism Initiative in the State of Georgia, USA          

In 2009, the GAIT (Georgia Alliance for Inclusive Technologies) Working Group formed a consortium of 60+ public, private and local disability community organizations, with the aim of leveraging multiple Georgia assets to collaboratively explore ICT Accessibility Innovation Themes for the collective benefit of the State of Georgia, its local municipalities, and citizens. GAIT focused on creating awareness on the topic of accessible travel and tourism with the help of a number of partners, including Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities, IBM, Delta Air Lines, Shepherd Center, among others, culminating in the 9th Annual GCDD Discovery Day: "Making Accessible Travel & Tourism a Reality in Georgia." Visit the website.


Global Disability Rights Library (GDRL) LogoG3ict is a contributor to the Global Disability Rights Library

The University of Iowa’s WiderNet Project is collaborating with the United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD) to produce and distribute a Global Disability Rights Library (GDRL) for use in both developed and developing countries. The GDRL provides a wealth of information to organizations and individuals in developing countries that seek to promote the rights of people with disabilities but lack adequate Internet access. The USICD is committed to helping organizations, universities, individuals and governments find the information they need to initiate change and address the needs of people with disabilities in developing countries. Visit the GDRL website


» Search case studies and projects from around world by location, type of disability, technology, application, or multiple criteria. Browse the Database.

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