International conference on the Asian Digital Revolution: Transforming the Digital Divide in to a Dividend through Universal Access was co-organised by Ministry of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment, Ministry of Education and UNESCO. The conference was inaugurated by the Prime Minister at the Mount Lavinia Hotel in September 2018. The participants were from SAARC countries. Ms. Manique Gunaratne from The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon contributed to the session on Open Education Resources and Disability. This International conference covered the following areas:

High level debate on Universal access to information ensuring rights and openness of information.

Bridging digital divide – the way forward.

Siber vulnerability to siber security – empowering people, protecting development.

Policies for digital scholarships and FOSS policy, cording education (youth mobile).

Open Education Resources and disabilities.

Right to information.


Picture descriptions for vision impaired persons:

1 At the conference.

2 Group photograph.

3 Manique and Sagarika listening to the presentation.

4 Manique, Sagarika and Dihan.

Manique Gunaratne

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