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Glossary: Accessibility
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Accesibilitate la infrastructura


Description

This article is about the importance of ensuring accessibility to infrastructures. It also explains what are the national and international legislative frameworks for ensuring accessibility and the experience of Association MOTIVATIE in assessing accessibility in Chisinau (capital of the Republic of Moldova).

Reference

http://motivatie.md/index.php?pag=page&id=1233&l=ro

Accesibilitate Pentru Toti


Description

This brochure is intended for people with disabilities, specialists in the field and specialists responsible for creating and ensuring accessibility for people with reduced mobility.

Reference

http://motivatie.md/media/Publicatii/Carti_brosuri_rapoarte_analiza/brosura-Accesibilitate_pentru_toti.pdf

B

Bridging the Disability Divide through Digital Technologies

Description

The report is a background Paper for the 2016 World Development, on Digital Dividends and it provides an overview of the opportunities presented by the Internet and ICT for the full participation of persons with disabilities. It also reviews the main challenges to the realization of ICT-enabled inclusive development and presents cost-beneficial policy and practice recommendations for governments and development practitioners.


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Council Resolution on Accessibility of Cultural Infrastructure and Cultural Activities for People with Disabilities

Description 

This document presents the Council Resolution on accessibility of cultural infrastructure and cultural activities for people with disabilities.

Reference 

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32003G0607(02)




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EASPD Position on the European Accessibility Act


Description

EASPD welcomes the “Proposal of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Members States as regards the accessibility requirements for products and services”. In this paper, EASPD highlights a few considerations for the adoption of the European Accessibility Act.

Reference

https://www.easpd.eu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/easpd_position_on_european_accessibility_act.pdf

European Accessibility Act - Improving the Accessibility of Products and Services in the Single Market

Description 

The European Accessibility Act (EAA) aims to improve the functioning of the internal market for accessible products and services by removing barriers created by divergent legislation.


Reference 

ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?docId=14795&langId=en




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Making Culture Accessible

Description 

This study is a general overview of existing legal and policy frameworks in Europe, covering access to and participation in cultural life, cultural provision and cultural rights. It aims at facilitating an environment that enables the development of access and participation in this area.


Reference 

https://book.coe.int/usd/en/cultural-policies/4409-making-culture-accessible-access-participation-and-cultural-provision-in-the-context-of-cultural-rights-in-europe.html



Memo on Disabilities: Proposal for an Accessibility Act

Description 

The proposed Directive supports Member States to achieve their national commitments as well as their obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) regarding accessibility. 


Reference 

ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?docId=14813&langId=en



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Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Description 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 defines how to make Web content moreaccessible to people with disabilities. Accessibility involves a wide range of disabilities,including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurologicaldisabilities.

Report date 

First published in 2005 (last update in 2017)

Author 

N/A

Reference 

https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.php



Work plan for culture - a report on policies and good practices

Description 

Report on the role of public arts and cultural institutions in the promotion of cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue.



Reference 

http://www.europa-creativa.eu/Files/uploads/30-role_arts_diversity-dialogue_en.pdf