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UNESCAP Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities

When: June 22, 2022 @ 9:00 am – June 23, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is organizing an Expert Group Meeting “Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022”, to be held virtually on 22-23 June 2022, 09:00-17:00, Thailand Standard Time, on the…

Roundtable on Procurement, Accessibility, and a More Inclusive Covid Recovery. Part of the European Inclusive Procurement Discussion Series. A collaboration of the European Disability Forum, G3ict, and Microsoft

When: June 21, 2022 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

This 90-minute expert roundtable discussion will explore and promote a greater uptake of the European procurement directive’s accessibility provisions as European Union (EU) member states make technology investments through the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The RRF makes available €723.8 billion in loans and grants…

European Accessibility Summit Side Event 

When: June 2, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

IAAP EU and European Disability Forum (EDF) present the European Accessibility Summit hybrid side event hosted by Microsoft. Focusing on the specific European content, this accessibility event includes subject matter presentations, policy discussions and expert panels. The event is for IAAP and EDF members and…

World Urban Forum (WUF 11) 

When: June 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am – June 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The WUF, convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), will for the first time take place in Eastern Europe in Katowice, Poland, under the theme ‘Transforming our cities for a better future.’ Representatives of national, regional, and local governments, academics, community leaders, urban…

Smart City Expo LATAM Congress 

When: June 7, 2022 @ 11:00 am – June 16, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

G3ict/Smart Cities for All is set to participate in the seventh edition of the Smart City Expo LATAM Congress on June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16. The event will highlight ideas, projects and actions that are being implemented in the cities and territories…

Microsoft Ability Summit 2022 

When: May 11, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The 2022 Microsoft Ability Summit will feature Keynotes from Microsoft executives, accessibility, industry, and disability community experts. A free, community event, the Microsoft Ability Summit will bring together persons with disabilities, allies, and industry professionals to Imagine, Build, and Include the future of disability inclusion…

M-Enabling Summit 2022. Digital Inclusion: Strategies for Equal Opportunities

When: October 24, 2022 @ 8:00 am – October 26, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

With its theme of “Digital Inclusion: Strategies for Equal Opportunities,” the 2022 M-Enabling Summit will facilitate networking and brainstorming in exploring major trends in business, government and education that are accelerating the pursuit of universal accessibility for digital products, content and services. With its venue…

Adopting the Smart City Accessible ICT Public Procurement Model Policy. A collaboration of UCLG, G3ict, and the World Economic Forum with support from the Microsoft Corporation.

When: May 19, 2022 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

G3ict, through its Smart Cities for All global initiative, is partnering with the World Economic Forum, Secretariat for the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance, to help cities worldwide adopt technology procurement policies that support greater inclusion. The Microsoft Corporation is providing funding and expertise to…