Showing posts with label #UNDIS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #UNDIS. Show all posts

Friday, July 5, 2024

♿ IMSPARK: Accessibility in the Pacific Through Disability Advocacy ♿

 ♿  Imagine... Accessibility in the Pacific Through Disability Advocacy ♿  

πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate: 

Envision a Pacific region where disability rights are championed, and accessibility is prioritized in every facet of community life.

πŸ”— Link: 

Republic of Marshall Islands Elections Authority Endorses Establishment of a Disability Access Working Group

πŸ“š Source: 

Pacific Community. (2024, May). Republic of Marshall Islands Elections Authority Endorses Establishment of a Disability Access Working Group. Retrieved from

πŸ’₯ What’s the Big Deal: 

The endorsement by the Republic of Marshall Islands Elections Authority to establish a Disability Access Working Group signifies a monumental step towards inclusivity and accessibility across the Pacific🌊 . 

By formalizing this initiative, the authority not only acknowledges the rights of people with disabilities but also commits to enhancing their participation in civic activities🀝. This move is set to empower individuals with disabilities, ensuring they have equal opportunities to engage in electoral processes and civic lifeπŸ—³️. It sets a precedent for other Pacific nations to prioritize disability rights and inclusivity in policy-making, fostering a more equitable and supportive community environment. 

This endorsement embodies the Pacific's commitment to inclusivity and serves as a catalyst for positive societal change, promoting respect, dignity, and equal opportunities for all🌏.

#DisabilityRights,#PacificInclusivity,#AccessForAll, #CommunityAdvocacy, #EqualOpportunities,#DisabilityInclusion, #UNDIS, #GlobalLeadership, #PacificInitiative,#IMSPARK, 

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

🌐 IMPRES: UNDIS Part 4: Applying Digital Inclusiveness 🌐 (VIDEO)

🌐 IMPRES: UNDIS Part 4: 

Applying Digital Inclusiveness πŸŒ 


 πŸ“’ Welcome back to IMPRES: Imagine Pacific Presentations!

In today's episode, we're exploring the final lessons of the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy, focusing on Applying Digital Inclusiveness. πŸ’‘ Synopsis: Discover how adhering to digital accessibility standards and guidelines can create more inclusive digital platforms. Explore the importance of digital accessibility standards and guidelines like the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCG) in creating more inclusive digital platforms. Dive into the comprehensive standards provided by the WCG for making digital platforms, websites, and online resources accessible. Learn about assistive technologies, alternative text, keyboard navigation, and captioning for videos, all vital for inclusive design. Learn about our experience in developing tools that promote digital accessibility, as seen in a community collaboration project. πŸ” We outline the activity's objective, simulating an individual's experience using a digital access intake tool. Gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by people emphasizing the importance of digital accessibility in healthcare.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

IMPRES (Imagine Pacific Presentations): United Nations Disability Inclusion Part 3 (VIDEO)

🌐 IMPRES: UNDIS Part 3: 

Applying the UN Disabilities Inclusion Strategy πŸŒ 


🌐 Welcome back to Part 3 of IMPRESS (Imagine Pacific Presentations), where we continue our journey through the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy. In this episode, we focus on practical applications.
πŸ” Understanding the Framework: We dive into the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy Accountability Framework, highlighting the crucial role of digital access within the "inclusion" category.
🌟 Empowering Participation: Explore how digital access empowers individuals with disabilities to actively participate in society. It amplifies their voices, enhances communication, and bridges geographical limitations.
πŸ“Š Data for Impact: Discover how digital technologies enable efficient data collection, analysis, and dissemination. This is crucial for assessing disability, inclusion, and humanitarian contexts accurately.
🌍 Universal Design and Accessibility: Learn how universal design principles, accessibility, and reasonable accommodation are implemented by the UN to create inclusive digital platforms for everyone.
πŸ‘‹ Closing Thoughts: As we wrap up Part 3 of IMPRESS, remember to like, subscribe, and explore more episodes on the Imagine Pacific Pulse (IMPULSE). Thank you for joining us on this journey of inclusiveness and digital access!
πŸš€ Don't forget to scan the QR code on your screen for more content on the Imagine Pacific YouTube Channel.
Thank you for being a part of our inclusive community!

#ImaginePacific,#IMPRES,#Inclusion,#DigitalAccess,#UNDIS, #Accessibility, #ImaginePacificPulse,#DigitalEquity,#DigitalInclusion,#DisabilitiesStudies, 

Saturday, August 5, 2023

IMPRES (Imagine Pacific Presentations): United Nations Disability Inclusion Part 2

🌐 IMPRES: UNDIS Part 2: Bridging the Inclusion Gap πŸŒ (VIDEO)

In this episode of Imagine Pacific Presentations (IMPRES), we delve into the critical theme of "Applying the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy." focusing on the Inclusion Gap.

🌍 The COFA Nations' Struggle: We shed light on the Compact of Free Association (COFA) nations, exemplifying countries in need of disability inclusion policies. Discover the aftermath of nuclear testing in the Bikini Atoll and the impact it had on the COFA citizens' health and economic disparities.

πŸ’” Addressing Disparities: Learn about the alarming health conditions faced by Micronesians in Hawaii, with high infant mortality and decreased life expectancy. Dive into the prevalence of malnutrition, diabetes, and barriers to equal opportunities, contributing to their marginalization.

πŸ“Š The Digital Equity Declaration: Uncover the sobering statistics of digital access in Hawaii, where a significant portion of households lacks internet subscriptions and computer ownership. We examine the implications of these gaps on various sectors.

πŸ₯ Impact on Health: Understand how digital access affects telemedicine and health services, and its significance in modern medical care.

πŸ’Ό The Changing Workforce: Explore how the digital economy is reshaping the job market and the challenges faced by those without digital access in participating fully.

πŸ“š Education and Training: Witness the transformative role of online education and training, especially during the COVID period, and the consequences of limited digital access on students' academic advancement.

πŸ’³ Commerce, Benefits & Advocacy: Discover how digital identities and access impact banking, benefits entitlement, and engagement with artificial intelligence, affecting trust and inclusion in the digital society.

πŸ™Œ Join us on this journey of understanding and advocating for a more inclusive digital society. 

Don't forget to like, subscribe, and hit the bell icon for updates on IMPRES and other Imagine Pacific episodes. 

Thank you for being part of the Imagine Pacific YouTube community

#ImaginePacific, #UNDIS,#Inclusion,#DigitalAccess,#DisabilitiesStudies,#DigitalDivide, #IMPRES,#HealthEquity,#WealthEquity,

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