On Thursday 3rd December 2020 at 2pm-3pm EST (19:00-20:00 UTC) the Internet Society Accessibility Special Interest Group (Accessibility SIG) will host a webinar ‘Commemorating the International Day of Persons With Disabilities: Building an Accessible Internet for Everyone‘. This event will bring ISOC leadership and community together to observe the International Day of Persons With Disabilities (IDPD).
The United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3 proclaimed the annual observance of the IDPD in 1992. The observance of IDPD aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. The theme for IDPD 2020 is “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”.
Andrew Sullivan,Internet Society CEO and President, will be the keynote speaker at the webinar.
Gunela Astbrink, VP Accessibility SIG, will also introduce and present the 2nd edition of the Accessibility Toolkit.
LIVESTREAM http://livestream.com/internetsociety/idpd2020 (Captions, ASL*)
2 Replies to “DEC 3 2020 – Commemorating the International Day of Persons With Disabilities: Building an Accessible Internet for Everyone”
Hope the meeting will be successful as program.We all face small or big challenges in life.We are now facing this COVID 19 that as actuaally reduce many things to almost zero.Here in kenya we are facing hard time economically.There is a very big scarcity of human basic needs.Food prizes are raise and many other things,even fare.I trust there will finally a global solution to all the problems we are facing.Thanks be to Doctors for the discovery of COVID 19 medicine.Keep it up for the good work A11ySIG group or family.
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