AT 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.
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 Convention
Access the complete list of G3ict bloggers and read their articles on a wide ranging issues related to ICT accessibility.
Read headlines from around the world related to accessible ICTs.
Case Study Database
Search deployments from around world by location, disability, technology, application, or multiple criteria.
Find detailed information on the 155 signatory States of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and lists of disability organizations, with contact information, for each of the signatory states, as well as basic ICT factors. NEW! Download the second edition of G3ict-DPI research project CRPD 2012 ICT Accessibility Progress Report.
G3ict White Paper: Web Accessibility Policy Making
This is a section that features individual country profile reports from 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. Click here to access the country-wise excerpts.
ICT 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.
Audio and Video files. See UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's address on the importance of equal access to ICT
G3ict 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: http://gdrl.org
OHCHR - Guidelines for submitting individual complaints now made public
The CRPD fact sheet and guidelines for submission of communications under the Optional Protocol are now available to the general public. The "Fact sheet on the procedure for submitting communications to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities under the Optional Protocol to the Convention", and "Guidelines for submission of communications to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities under the Optional Protocol to the Convention" are available on the OHCHR website at http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/CRPD/CRPD-C-5-2_en.doc and http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/CRPD/CRPD-C-5-3_en.doc, respectively.
G3ict - GAIT Accessible Travel and Tourism Initiative in the State of Georgia, USA
The GAIT (Georgia Alliance for Inclusive Technologies) Working Group is a consortium of 60+ public, private and local disability community organizations, which leverages 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 is currently focused on promoting accessible travel and tourism with 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. Follow the GAIT Initiative on Twitter @gaalliance4a11y