Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology
Technology is playing a vital role in lives of people with disabilities. It became enabler in various aspects of life including day to day activities, work place solutions, social networking and more. Due to emerging technologies the devices and products are becoming more cheeper, powerful and accessible.
This yearâ€™s theme for IDPWD is Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology. This theme focus on the role of technology in
- Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Responses
- Creating Enabling Working Environments
- Disability-Inclusive Sustainable Development Goals
Technology still has a greater role to play in the future for helping people with disabilities in many other aspects of life. Disaster management, independent mobility, equal participation in various aspects of life etc to name a few.
Let us know if you are doing or have done any activity to raise the profile of people with disabilities on this day and want to share it with the world. To share your experience on our website send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Check our 2013 article to know the back-ground of International Day of people with disabilities.
All the best for your efforts for raising the profile of people with disabilities on this day.