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Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communications Technology (G3ict)

M-Enabling Summit Call for Presentations

The 2014 M-Enabling Summit will be held in Washington, D.C. from June 9-10.  The Conference and Showcase are hosted by the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) and E.J. Krause & Associates.  The focus is on accessible use of mobile technologies, applications, and services and other assistive technology solutions.

ICT Accessibility Progress Report

February 2014 — The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communications Technology (G3ICT) and Disabled Persons International have released the third edition of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ICT Accessibility Progress Report. The latest version of the report highlights that digital accessibility is expanding beyond “greater use of technologies by persons with disabilities” to focus on incorporating accessibility within ICT-based policies and practices.

AT&T Spotlighted for Accessibility

October 2013 — The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) released a report highlighting the Corporate Accessibility Technology Office (CATO) at AT&T.  The report notes that although CATO was established in 2012, this is only the most recent effort by AT&T to ensure accessibility for both employees and consumers.

G3ict Releases Preliminary Findings from ICT Report

September 2013 – Disabled People International (DPI) and the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communications Technology (G3ICT) have release preliminary findings from the upcoming third edition of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) Progress Report on the accessibility of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). The report outlines the actions taken by 72 States Parties to implement the accessibility provisions of the CRPD that relate to ICT.

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