National e-accessibility policy template for the Arab region

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/CL4.SIT/2020/TP.13

Country: Arab region

Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: Gender Justice, Population and Inclusive Development, Statistics, Information Society and Technology

Focus Area: Inclusive development, Technology & innovation

Initiatives: Arab Digital Inclusion Platform

SDGs: Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Keywords: Digital technology, Arab countries, Persons with disabilities, Information technology, Communication technology, Digital technology, Accessibility, Sustainable development

National e-accessibility policy template for the Arab region

July 2021

The report begins with an overlook at the status of e-accessibility at the global level in light of the CRPD and the 2030 Agenda, and assesses the work done by various countries in promoting e-accessibility and digital inclusion of persons with disabilities in their societies.

In addition, it reviews the achievements made by international and regional countries at the policy and legislative level,

It also suggests the general framework and basic components necessary to build a national policy for digital accessibility.

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