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February 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 — filed under:
Welcome to the February 2017 newsletter of the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS).
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First Meeting on a National Policy for Web Accessibility
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Nov 07, 2008 last modified Aug 25, 2011 08:38 AM — filed under: , ,
The first meeting to discuss having a national policy for web accessibility to ensure universal and inclusive participation was held at the Centre for Internet and Society's office on 7 November 2008. It was aimed at formulating an action plan to work with the government and other private and public bodies to ensure conformity to accessibility standards for web sites.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Five from Bengaluru get Helen Keller awards
by Admin published Nov 27, 2017 — filed under:
Those from the city continue to dominate the 18th Helen Keller Awards 2017 with five Bengaluru-based individuals and organisations being honoured for their work towards empowerment of the differently-abled.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
Follow-up Letter in Support of WIPO Treaty for Reading Disabled
by Sanchia de Souza published Jun 12, 2009 last modified Aug 25, 2011 08:43 AM — filed under:
CIS has sent another letter to the Department of Higher Education, Ministry for Human Resource Development, petitioning it to support the WIPO Treaty for the reading disabled.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry For a Truly Inclusive Consultative Process
by Amba Salelkar published Jun 25, 2014 last modified Jul 02, 2014 04:44 AM — filed under:
At Inclusive Planet we attempt to engage as many people with disabilities as possible with the consultative process which precedes the enactment of legislation and policy, and we are very happy with the NDA Government’s positive steps in putting out all proposed amendments to the public at large for feedback.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry France, Greece, India and the European Union Sign the Marrakesh Treaty
by Nehaa Chaudhari published May 02, 2014 last modified May 02, 2014 11:23 PM — filed under: , ,
On April 30, 2014, on Day 3 of the 27th Session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, a Signing Ceremony was conducted for member states wishing to sign the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to books and other reading material for the print disabled.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Free Copyright Control to Help Blind Students: Xavier's Resource Centre
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:10 PM — filed under:
This article throws light on the fact that even though technology has made it possible for visually challenged to access print material, there is little awareness among authors and publishers to make it accessible, and hence, only an amendment in copyright laws can bring about this awareness.
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G3ict and CIS in collboration
by Radha Rao published Oct 06, 2009 last modified Aug 17, 2011 08:44 AM — filed under:
The G3ict and Centre for Internet and Society, India (www.cis-india.org) are collaborating on a white paper comparing internet accessibility policies and legislative frameworks in 15 countries across the world.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
G3ict-GW Global Policy Forum: "ICT Accessibility: A New Frontier for Disability Rights"
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 22, 2010 last modified Aug 26, 2011 09:58 AM — filed under:
The Institute for Global and International Studies, Elliott School of Intenational Affairs at George Washington University, in cooperation with G3ict hosted this conference in Citiy View Room, Washington, D.C on 15 and 16 November 2010. Nirmita Narasimhan participated in this conference and spoke in the panel on Successful Treaty Implementation: Key Factors of Success and Obstacles.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
File G3ict-White Paper
by Radha Rao last modified Aug 22, 2011 01:17 PM — filed under: ,
G3ict -White Paper
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