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Regional Center ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities

Project No 7RAB16025
Title Regional Center ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities
Description This project aims to establish a Regional ICT Center for Persons with Disabilities for the Arab Region. The goal is to set up a center to support countries in the region in their efforts to promote ICT accessibility for persons with disabilities.  This project is also in implementation of the ITU Arab Regional Initiative on ICT Accessibility. The center will promote the development of accessible ICT tools for Arabic speaking PwDs; (promote internationally adopted standards in the region, and develop skills and knowledge in the areas of ICT accessibility).
Area of Action Digital Inclusion
Status Ongoing
Time Frame From 1/2/2017 To 31/12/2019
Beneficiary Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros (Union of the), Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, State of Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Implementing Agency ITU
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000
Achievements Will be updated following the completion of the project