the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies

G3ict – the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies – is an Advocacy Initiative of the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development, launched in December 2006 in cooperation with the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at UN DESA. Its mission is to facilitate and support … Read more

WBUAP 2nd Employment Symposium

Dear Friends   With the approval of WBUAP Board and Policy Council and the China Disabled Persons Federation, it has been decided to hold the WBUAP 2nd Employment Symposium during the 8th China Information Accessibility Forum to be held on 20 and 21 September, 2012 at the China National Library, Beijing, China. For details, please … Read more

WBU Annual Report 2011

The WBU Annual report for 2011 is now ready for download. This Annual Report summarises the work of WBU over the past year in the achievement of its Strategic Plan. As you will read, WBU continue to make progress in a number of areas, although there is still much to be done. The Annual Report … Read more

Call for Success Stories

“Blind People at Work in the world: Some often incredible but true success stories”. CALL FOR SUCCESS STORIES. Thirteen years ago, the book “Blind People at Work” got published in France under my direction to give blind people, organizations trusted with their professional guidance, public and private employers and the general public a better knowledge … Read more

WBUAP June Updates 2012

11th WBUAP Massage Seminar, 3 – 5 May 2012   The National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM) hosted this seminar from 3-5 May 2012. 160 overseas and 110 local participants participated. These massage seminars are organised once every two years. The 12th WBUAP Massage Seminar will be held in Thailand in 2014. It is … Read more

Proclaiming A New Asia-Pacific Decade 2013-2022.

United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia-Pacific (UNESCAP) comprising member States of the Asia-Pacific region, decided on 23 May 2012 to proclaim a new Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities for the period 2013 to 2022 through the adoption of a historic resolution. This resolution is available at the website <http://www.unescapsdd.org/disability/meeting-document/resolution-asian-and-pacific-decade-persons-disabilities-2013-2022> . … Read more

Create Your Own London 2012 Book Of Sports

Create Your Own London 2012 Book of Sports Do you know any young braille readers who might enjoy a book about the Olympic and Paralympic Games? Mandeville’s Book of Sports is a specially designed book to introduce young braille readers to the nine Paralympic sports open to blind athletes: Athletics, Cycling, Equestrian, Football Five-a-Side, Goalball, … Read more