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1 International Telecommunication Union Activities under the SIs Unit Asenath Mpatwa Head, Special Initiatives BDT, ITU

2 2 Special Initiatives Gender Issues Res. 55 (Doha, 2006) Youth and Children Res. 38 (rev. Doha, 2006) Indigenous peoples and communities Res. 46 (Doha, 2006) Persons with disabilities (PwDs) Res. 56 (Doha, 2006) Communities living in remote/underserved areas Res. 11 (rev. Doha, 2006)

3 3 Implementing WSIS & UN Resolutions. Action lines under the GPA Tunis Commitment & Agenda UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities

4 4 Gender Issues ( Res. 55 (Doha, 2006) Collection & analysis of sex- disaggregated data-Ongoing Implementation of project/activities targeted to facilitate ICT access to services Development of policies and strategies-Guidelines for Mainstreaming

5 5 Youth & Children Access to information through ICTs-ICT training Centres for Returnees (Liberia & Burundi) & Internet in schools in Africa Promote access to higher education in the ICTs related fields-YES & YIS projects Follow-up activities responding to the ITU TELECOM youth forums

6 6 Youth Forums Organisation and implementation of youth forums to provide young people with unique and enriching experiences in ICTs Providing global platforms for discussions and information exchange

7 7 Indigenous Communities Assistance to indigenous communities to access to the ICTs- Portal & MCTs ICT training to facilitate integration into the information society

8 8 PwDs Implementation of specific activities/projects aimed to provide Accessible and Adaptive technologies/services to PwDs Development of Guidelines & tools.

9 9 Remote/underserved areas Supporting marginalized unconnected groups to get access to the ICTs Facilitation into digital inclusion Building appropriated environment for ICTs

10 10 Contact: Phone: Fax:


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