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Blog Entry WIPO to Convene a Diplomatic Conference in Morocco to Finalise TVI
by Rahul Cherian published Dec 24, 2012 — filed under: ,
In a landmark development, on December 18, 2012, the Extraordinary General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organisation agreed to convene a diplomatic conference, likely to be in Morocco, in June of next year to finalise the Treaty for Visually Impaired Persons/Persons with Print Disabilities.
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Blog Entry WIPO Treaty for the Visually Impaired — Moving from a Treaty on Paper to a Treaty that is Workable on the Ground
by Rahul Cherian published Sep 28, 2012 — filed under: , ,
After many years of hard lobbying by the World Blind Union, it appears that the WIPO Treaty on limitations and exceptions for visually impaired persons/persons with print disabilities (TVI) could become a reality next year. However, due to pressure from the European Union and the United States, and their insistence on several untenable provisions, there is a real risk that the TVI could become unworkable on the ground.
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Workplace Solutions Champions Consultative Workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 23, 2017 last modified Feb 03, 2017 01:23 AM — filed under:
A two day workshop was held on January 21 - 22 at Ecumenical Christian Centre in Bangalore. The workshop was organized by Enable India. Nirmita Narasimhan attended the workshop.
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Workshop for Web Developers on Web Accessibility
by Velankanni Royson published Feb 25, 2009 last modified Aug 23, 2011 10:52 PM — filed under: , ,
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Workshop for Web Developers on Web Accessibility
by Sanchia de Souza published Jan 23, 2009 last modified Aug 31, 2011 10:51 AM — filed under: ,
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File Workshop on Web Accessibility - Thiruvananthapuram
by Radha Rao last modified Aug 22, 2011 01:12 PM — filed under: ,
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World Wide Web Consortium for All
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:08 PM — filed under:
Indian web designers have long ignored needs of people with different disabilities but a new dedicated wiki aspires to change that, writes Malvika Tegta
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WSIS Forum 2017
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 12, 2017 last modified Jul 18, 2017 02:00 AM — filed under:
WSIS Forum 2017 was held 12-16 June in Geneva, and included the participation of more than 85 high-level government and civil society representatives, as well as 500 remote interventions and thousands following the webcast. The forum was chaired by Mr Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Minister of Youth and ICT, Government of Rwanda, and co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP, in close collaboration with all UN agencies. Nirmita Narasimhan participated in the forum.
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Your Signature Could Help 70 Million Read
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:10 PM — filed under:
A humble signature campaign in the city intends to take on a law that prevents the print-impaired from reading. You too can join in and support the cause.
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Youth light up lives, one book at a time
by Radha Rao published Oct 13, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:42 PM — filed under:
Chennaiites join a campaign to aid the visually challenged in accessing popular works of English literature THERE ARE MILLIONS OF BOOKS THAT THE VISUALLY CHALLENGED CAN'T ACCESS - an article in the Deccan Chronicle - Chennai, dated 10th Oct 2009.
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