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Digital Inclusion & Accessibility


IGF 2018 Main Session: 
 Accessibility and Digital Inclusion

1. Title, Date, Time, Format and Venue, Facilitators

Title: Accessibility and Digital Inclusion

Date: 14 November 2018

Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm (80 minutes)

Format: Panel Discussion

Venue: UNESCO HQ / room Salle 1 

Organisers / Facilitators:

●   Wisdom Donkor, MAG Member

IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #22 Energizing Connectivity

Energizing Connectivity

In order to connect the unconnected, it is vital to consider innovative options to accomplish this goal.  One such way to help accelerate connecting as many individuals as possible in a short timeframe is through the use of a Dig Once policy, where ICT infrastructure is installed in conjunction with other infrastructures such as power and water infrastructure. 

IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #4 Solving Digital Divides in New Zealand: a multistakeholder approach


Title: Solving Digital Divides in New Zealand: a multistakeholder approach


Solving digital divides to ensure all people can benefit from the Internet remains an enduring challenge. This lightning session will share some details of the recent multistakeholder approach being undertaken in New Zealand by civil society, government and others, to define, understand and close digital divides.

IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #9 Model of Community and Indigenous Connectivity

·  Title: Model of Community and Indigenous Connectivity

·  Presenter Name/Organization/Stakeholder Group/Regional Group: Karla Velasco Ramos/Redes por la Diversidad, Equidad y Sustentabilidad A.C./GRULAC

·  Short Description, including Subtheme:

Contact Information

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Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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