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EU failing blind people on ‘e-inclusion’ access to information

Thu, 13 Sep 2012

Dan Pescod, campaigns manager for RNIB and the European Blind Union writes in the Public Service Europe blog:

"The entry into force of the 2008 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has not yet spurred the EU into strong enough action on access to information. Stakeholder discussions and conferences only take us so far. Now is the time for the commission to propose clear and useful EU accessibility legislation and for the member states to help blind people worldwide by unambiguously backing a WIPO book treaty."

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