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Judi's Blog – September 2010 Archive (4)

Session: Mobile Applications for Person's with disability.

There is a greater need to discuss and talk about inclusiveness and increase participation in the policy making process for person’s disability.

the inclusion of persons with disability on the web make these people feel less isolated and part of community.

The primary barriers perceived are value vs cost- the applications that may need to be added in the basic mobile phone to enable persons who are visually impaired or mentally…

Added by Judi on September 20, 2010 at 8:27pm — 2 Comments

Comments/Ideas/suggestions from the Remote participation session.

- in this years' IGF , remote participation has clearly garnered momentum...remote participation can take place even without using Webex or internet you can remotely participate even using your phone..…

Added by Judi on September 16, 2010 at 12:38pm — 1 Comment

Day 1: IGF 2010- Regional perspectives.

Most of the regional representatives were sharing their third year experience in organising and participating in the regional forums, the challenges and possible way forward....what link do they have with the regional forum.

a) East Africa- the EA-IGF, does not particularly follow the global IGF programme , but rather allow the national IGF's to identify the issues at the national level, which are discussed and possible solution…

Added by Judi on September 15, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Session: reaching the most socially excluded people in society

Who is the most digitally excluded in the Society?

1. in Netherlands? the old people/ persons in advanced age group.

2. In East Africa? - People in the remote areas

and there is no clear understanding on what technology is........The M-pesa(the money mobile transfer) in Kenya is a good example of technology being used by the people from…


Added by Judi on September 15, 2010 at 9:47pm — 2 Comments



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