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  • The Convention
    century and is the first human rights Convention to be open for signature by regional integration organizations There are currently 160 signatory States as of February 2016 the European Union has also signed This information and more including the full text of the Convention can be found on the UN Enable website In brief Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 13 2006 8th Universal Convention on Human

    Original URL path: http://g3ict.com/about/convention (2016-02-11)
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  • Global Demographics
    disabilities vision hearing speech cognitive and mobility Two thirds of this demography live in developing countries 54 million persons with disabilities live in the United States Disability is a key driver of poverty 70 of blind persons in the United States are unemployed Major impact of ICT accessibility on education employment and social and cultural opportunities Global ICT Demographics What s at Stake 1 3 billion personal computers 2 7

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  • G3ict Key Constituents
    Disabled People s International DPI Dominic Foundation East African Communication Organization Embassy of Ecuador European Commission Directorate General Employment Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities European Disability Forum European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education Even Grounds Consulting Executive Office of the Mayor Washington D C Federal Communications Commission Fondazione Rosselli Americas Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technologies FIT Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia State University Global Partnership for Disability and Development GPDD Government of Ecuador Vice Presidency Government of Ecuador Ministry of Social Development Government of Mali Harvard Law School Harvard University IBM Corporation Human Ability Accessibility Center International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet ICDRI ictQATAR IEEE International Labour Organization ILO International Electrotechnical Commission IEC International Labour Organization ILO Inclusive Technologies Information Technology Industry Council ITI INSERM U592 Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris France Internet Speech Inter Parliamentary Union IPU International Telecommunication Union ITU ITU T Telecommunication Standardization Sector ITU D Telecommunication Development Sector ISO International Standards Organization League of Arab States Literacy Bridge Mais Diferenças Brazil Mada Qatar Assistive Technology Center Microsoft Corporation Mozilla Foundation Municipality of Petrópolis Tecnópolis Park Brazil National Council on Disability NCD National University of Ireland Galway and DREAM Network NIA National Information Society Agency former KADO Republic of Korea Nigerian Communications Commission NOVA Norwegian Social Research Politecnico di Milano Italy Powers Pyles Sutter Verville P C Washington D C RNIB Royal National Institute of Blind People UK World Blind Union Rotary Club Nice France Samsung Electronics Co Ltd São Paulo State Government for Persons with Disabilities Brazil ScotiaBank Canada Secretariat for the CRPD UN DESA Shafallah Center Qatar Shepherd Center Sim patia SSB BART Group The Benetech Initiative Bookshare The George Washington University The Elliott School of International Affairs The HSC Foundation The Hans Foundation

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  • Contact G3ict
    G3ict We welcome any questions or suggestions you may have regarding the Initiative Please direct inquiries regarding all G3ict activities to info g3ict org or 1 678 534 8518 1 678 534 8518 Mailing Address G3ict The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs 6300 Powers Ferry Road Suite 600 300 Atlanta Georgia 30339 United States of America Fax 1 404 252 0628 Get in touch with us on social media Call

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  • Working with G3ict
    currently not logged in Login Register Home About G3ict Working with G3ict Working with G3ict Join the G3ict Team We have currently no openings available Please check again 2016 G3ict

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  • Past Events & Proceedings
    2011 Series 2010 Series 2009 Series 2008 Series 2007 Series 2006 Series Schedule 02 09 2016 02 11 2016 AccessAbilities Expo Dubai United Arab Emirates Overview Proceedings 02 03 2016 02 06 2016 ATIA 2016 Orlando FL United States of

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  • Expert Zones
    core requirement in the new Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and government services plays a significant role in the removal of obstacles to its deployment This Expert Zone looks at the state of accessible ICT and government services from an international perspective of the stakeholders involved including consumers policy makers government entities academia businesses innovators and disability rights advocates Best practices and case studies will also be highlighted in order to promote the equalization of opportunities for the global community Blog by Cynthia Waddell In Memoriam Accessibility Loses a Great Champion in Cynthia Waddell Disability Policy Zone Key to achieving widespread accessibility of ICTs for persons with disabilities is strictly enforced local disability policies This Expert Zone seeks to explore what different countries and regions of the world are currently doing to write and enforce legislation and regulations that ensure equal access to ICTs for persons with disabilities Blog by Inmaculada Placencia Porrero Mass Marketing Communications Zone This Expert Zone takes an in depth look at the importance of taking ICT accessibility into account for marketing and communications Experts from the industry will share insight on how to incorporate accessibility into marketing and communications in order to reach

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  • G3ict Global Charter
    with disabilities on an equal basis with others to the physical environment to transportation and to information and communications technical standards and guidelines for accessibility as well as the use of public procurement provisions and other measures that establish compulsory accessibility requirements Offers the attached charter for signature by leaders of Civil Society International Organizations and the Private Sector to further the progress and momentum of international cooperation in establishing public procurement policies and standards in compliance with the CRPD Charter We believe that governments should use their purchasing power to support the innovation of accessible technology and the creation of more robust accessible technology markets in every country We encourage governments at all levels and around the world to promote the digital inclusion of persons with disabilities and older persons by adopting effective policies for the public procurement of accessible ICT and an international accessibility standard to support them Public Procurement as an Inclusion Strategy Public procurement processes have gained increased attention as an effective policy tool to promote the accessibility of information and communications ICT equipment software applications and services purchased by governments or government funded programs Global interest in the positive effect of public procurement is in part the result two well known accessibility public policy activities Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act in the United States governing the federal government purchase of accessible electronic and information technology and in Europe the Public Procurement Directive of 2014 in combination with EN 301 549 the European accessibility standard developed to support the public procurement of accessible ICT products and services in Europe However G3ict research and analysis show that to date only 33 of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities CRPD have enacted some type of policy on the procurement

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