Seminar "Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities through Access to Telecommunications"

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Seminar "Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities through Access to Telecommunications"

Publication Number

APEC# 216-TC-01.1

Published Date

November 2016

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Telecommunications and Information Working Group(TELWG)

Accessed

953

Pages

43

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Description

This report summarizes the outcomes and recommendations from the seminar, “Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities through Access to Telecommunications”, which addressed topics related to i) Access to ICT as a fundamental right of PWD; ii) Policies and regulations on access to telecommunications for PWD; iii) Best practices on regulating access to telecommunications for PWD; and iv) Achievements, difficulties and challenges for PWD in the APEC Region.