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National Technical Guidelines on E-Accessibility for the Arab Region

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/CL4.SIT/2020/TP.14


Publication Type: Information material

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

Focus Area: Technology & innovation, Inclusive development

Initiatives: Rethinking human development

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

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

National Technical Guidelines on E-Accessibility for the Arab Region

April 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 legislative level and the real implementation of the principles and guidelines of international standards. It also suggests 4 templates for technical guidelines that could be customized by Arab policymakers according to their needs.

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