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Dynamic Coalition on Accessibility and Disability

IGF Workshop no. 180: “From Athens to Vilnius: Beyond the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities”
Vilnius, Lithuania, 16 September 2010

The workshop is organized as an activity of the Dynamic Coalition on Accessibility and Disability (DCAD).

ITU is one of the founder Members of the DCAD. The aim of the DCAD is to facilitate interaction between relevant bodies, and ensure that ICT accessibility is included in the key debates around Internet Governance in order to build a future where all sectors of the global community have equal access to the Information Society.



  • Introduction
  • Claudia Gray, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla, Mexico
    “Internet accessibility and development" (World Telecommunication Development Conference 2010 Hyderabad, India)
  • Jorge Plano, Argentina
    "Web Accessibility and Older Persons"
  • Axel Leblois [ BIOGRAPHY ] / Martin Gould [ BIOGRAPHY ] , G3ict, Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs
    “Benchmarking ICT Accessibility/closing the gap”
    [ ABSTRACT ]
DCAD Panelists - Special panel on accessibility for persons with disabilities – answer questions from the audience:
  • Fernando Botelho, Botelho & Paula Consultoria, Brazil
  • Gerard Ellis, Feel The BenefIT, Ireland
  • Cynthia Waddell, International Centre for Disability Resources on the Internet, USA
  • Peter Major, Advisor, Hungary
  • Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C
Moderator: Jonathan Charles, BBC

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