BBI's Deepti Samant Raja & Janet Load present at The World Bank's Law Justice and Development Week

November 17, 2015


Accessible Technology for Persons with Disabilities Addressing Legal and Governance Gaps
This Knowledge Café will facilitate reflection on the role of law and governance in bridging the gaps between the potential of technology for the socioeconomic development of persons with disabilities and its realization. The Café will discuss the development of relevant policy and regulation, and the governance structures needed for their effective interpretation and implementation.

Tuesday November 17, 2015
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Room MC13-121
World Bank | Washington DC




  • Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor, World Bank
  • Janet Lord, Senior Vice President, Human Rights and Inclusive Development, Burton Blatt Institute


  • Axel Leblois, President and Executive Director, The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs
  • Deepti Samant Raja, Consultant on Disability and Development, World Bank

Each year, Law, Justice and Development (LJD) week brings together World Bank Group staff, senior officials from other international financial institutions, international development practitioners, government officials, lawyers, judges, scholars and representatives from civil society. It also involves the collaboration and participation of the 154 international partners of the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development (GFLJD).