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Amela Odobašić

Key participant in sessions: 

(S4.1) Accessible, available and affordable digital technologies for all

Stakeholder group: Government

Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina | Head of Public Affairs Division

Ms. Amela Odobašić heads the Public Affairs Division of Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2001. On behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Amela acts as Designated Focal Point for relations with the International Telecommunications Union. In 2014, she was appointed Co-rapporteur for the Study Group 1 Question 7 “Access to telecommunications/ICT Services by persons with disabilities and other persons with specific needs,” and in 2018, its Rapporteur. Besides, Amela is a Vice-Chair to ITU Study Group 1 for the mandate 2018-2021. Nationally and internationally she devises and implements advocacy campaigns and delivers training courses on ICT accessibility on behalf of ITU. She believes that by joining forces in creating the accessible ICT ecosystem, the stakeholders can ensure digital and social inclusion not only for persons with disabilities but for all citizens.