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Groundbreaking Meeting at the UN tackles AI and Transformative Inclusion for All

United Nations, New York, June 12, 2018 – Despite significant advances in assistive devices, persons with disabilities and older persons continue to face economic, physical, and political discrimination and exclusion. According to the co-founders of the Smart Cities for All global initiative – Dr. Victor Pineda and James Thurston – social, physical, and institutional barriers […]

Launching our Inclusive Smart City Tools in Hebrew!

James ThurstonBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Vice President for Global Strategy & Development at G3ict — The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs Apr 29 Launching our Inclusive Smart City Tools in Hebrew! We live in an increasingly digital and urban world. Unfortunately, it is not yet an increasingly inclusive world for persons with disabilities and older persons. We want to fix that. […]

Building a global movement for Inclusive Smart Cities…

The theme of today’s United Nations International Day of Disability is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”. At the Smart Cities for All global initiative, we see “Transformation” and “For All” as critically important. In June of 2016, Dr. Victor Pineda and I brought together our two organizations, G3ict and World Enabled, to launch a joint effort to ensure that increasing global […]

Now is the Time to Build Smarter and More Accessible Cities

Dr. Victor PinedaBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Global Access Expert. Creating @WorldEnabled through transformative research, policy. Fostering innovation & inclusion. Directing @12Bends. Nov 11, 2017 Now is the Time to Build Smarter and More Accessible Cities    High-Level Side Event organized by World Enabled, G3ict, and the UAE and Indian Missions to the United Nations during the United Nations […]

Smart Cities for All Digital Inclusion Maturity Model launch

  PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE: October 31st, 2017 Contact: Luis Artieda, lartieda@smartcities4all.org, +1-571-426-1360 Smart Cities for All Digital Inclusion Maturity Model launch This tool will become the first maturity model targeted specifically at accessibility and inclusion in Smart City programs worldwide  San Francisco and Atlanta – Oct. 31, 2017 – On Tuesday the Global Initiative […]

Smart Cities for All brings focus on Digital Inclusion to Bioneers movement

PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE: October 19th, 2017 Contact: Luis Artieda, lartieda@smartcities4all.org, +1-571-426-1360 Smart Cities for All brings focus on Digital Inclusion to Bioneers movement  Victor Pineda and James Thurston receive award for global activism on behalf of persons with disabilities around the world San Rafael, CA – October 20th: Smart Cities for All, a […]