Kuwait Digital Accessibility Framework workshop

May 8, 2018

Among the activities of UNDP Kuwait project “ Achieving Kuwait 2035 Vision Towards Persons with Disability “in collaboration with The Supreme Council of Planning & Development (SCPD) to support the Public Authority for Disabled Affairs (PADA), a Three days training workshop titled "Kuwait Digital Accessibility Framework" was concluded on 08 May 2018 at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research KISR.

This Activity’s most important goal is to ensure implementation of technology enablers and adaptive web strategies through inclusive ICTs enabling strategy that focus on the role of web services (including social media and mobile website) to enable and accelerate the social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities

The workshop aimed to develop the skills of PADA’s staff in addition to participants from relevant stakeholders from Kuwait University, KISR and Ministry of Education ; It introduced them to digital accessibility, how people with disabilities use the Web, the available tools to conduct some preliminary evaluation of websites, an Introduction to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and W3C Materials, and the new Kuwait Digital Accessibility Standard .

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