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Can’t read, so use new tech to let books speak
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 08, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:43 PM — filed under:
An article in the Times of India about the Right to Read campaign organised by the Centre for Internet & Society at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi as the world book fair kicked off.
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Celebrating 5 Years of CIS
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2013 last modified Feb 25, 2014 09:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is celebrating 5 years of its existence with an exhibition showcasing its activities and accomplishments. The exhibition will be held at its offices in Bangalore and Delhi from May 20 to 23, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Central Government Schemes
by Anandhi Viswanathan published Apr 27, 2014 last modified May 07, 2014 01:20 AM — filed under:
The various central government schemes are compiled in this blog post. This research was done by the Centre for Law and Policy Research and Anandhi Viswanathan.
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Blog Entry Central Guidelines and Schemes
by Anandhi Viswanathan published Nov 06, 2014 — filed under:
The Department of Disability Affairs under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is responsible for the welfare of persons with disabilities in India. The office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities has been set up under the Ministry to safeguard the rights of persons with disabilities.
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CIS anniversary
by Prasad Krishna published May 06, 2013 — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society will celebrate five years of its existence with an exhibition showcasing its works and accomplishments.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry CIS comments on WIPO Treaty
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Dec 23, 2009 last modified Jan 28, 2013 11:16 AM — filed under: ,
Nirmita Narasimhan of CIS has given her reply comments to the US Copyright Office's call for comments on the proposed WIPO draft proposal to facilitate access to copyrighted works for persons who are blind or have other reading disabilities, in response to the Federal Register Notice of October 13, 2009.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry CIS Gets ITU-D Sector Membership
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Apr 26, 2013 last modified Jul 11, 2013 10:11 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) has become a sector member of ITU-D, the development sector of the International Telecommunication Union, the specialized UN Agency dealing with telecommunications and information communications (ICTs).
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry CIS Intervention on the Treaty for the Visually Impaired at SCCR/SS/GE/2/13
by Pranesh Prakash published Apr 25, 2013 last modified Apr 25, 2013 11:57 AM — filed under: , , ,
The informal session and special session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights was organised by WIPO in Geneva from April 18 to April 20, 2013. Pranesh Prakash participated in the session and spoke about the rights of the visually impaired. An abridged version of this was read out during the meeting on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 22:15 due to time restrictions.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry CIS's Statement at SCCR 24 on the Treaty for the Visually Impaired
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 22, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
This was the statement read out by Pranesh Prakash at the 24th meeting of the WIPO Standing Committee for Copyright and Related Rights in Geneva, on Friday, July 20, 2012.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry CIS-TWN Analysis of WIPO Treaty for the Print Disabled (SCCR/22/15)
by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 04, 2011 last modified Oct 12, 2011 08:29 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS and the Third World Network (TWN) conducted a quick analysis of the "Consensus document on an international instrument on limitations and exceptions for persons with print disabilities presented by Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, and the United States of America" presented as WIPO document numbered SCCR/22/15.
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