WSIS Accessibility Day

2019 marks the 10th year anniversary of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and the first Accessibility Day track at the Forum. The Accessibility Day aims to inform and observe how ICTs can help people living with disabilities whilst focusing on progressing towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The day will focus on 5 key issues; Security, Communication, Mobility, Education and Emergency and will consist of 5 thematic workshops:

  1. Safe Listening by ITU/WHO

  2. Turning Rhetoric Into Reality (interactive hands-on workshop) by Royal Holloway, University of London / Inter-Islamic Network on IT

  3. Workshop on Accessibility for Emerging Technologies by ITU

  4. Telecom Relay Services (Special Recognition Ceremony) by ITU/ The Nippon Foundation

  5. Universal Design for Sustainable Development by Oslo Metropolitan University

Meet the Team

WSIS Accessibility Day Team