Publishing Organisation:International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Audience experience level
Disaster Management Phase
Stakeholders roles in an inclusive and accessible digital transformation
Stakeholders take on different responsibilities and opportunities.
Governments and policy-makers
- Develop laws and policies that ensure equality regarding access to information and communication technologies for all. It is a global commitment and a human right.
- Work with organizations of persons with disabilities and vulnerable groups while developing these laws and regulations to listen to, and incorporate, their input.
- Promote the creation of a market for accessible ICTs through well planned procurement policies and high standards.
- Increase labour opportunities for persons with disabilities by using accessible products and services.
- Foster economic and social development for all.
- Develop accessible products and services according to international standards
- Foster inclusion through innovation and corporate social responsibility.
- Increase job opportunities for persons with disabilities by using and providing accessible products and services.
- Create capabilities among designers and developers to design and develop accessible ICT products and services.
- Foster the production and usage of accessible digital content.
- Develop accessible learning environments for students with disabilities.
Organizations of persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups
- Work with governments to ensure their right to access ICTs is recognized.
- Ensure a set of minimum digital abilities to access the digital economy.
- Create awareness about digital inclusion and ICT accessibility.
Any other stakeholder involved and/or interested party
- Support implementation from top down and bottom up.
- Identify key partnerships to facilitate the process.