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Re: Call for Information: Policies--International

From: Sophie Latulippe <lsophie@total.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 11:38:31 +0000
Message-Id: <199901221637.LAA29581@bretweir.total.net>
To: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
For the Canada legisletion, if I understand correctly, it is said that thw
links to the Canadian Human Roghts Commission...  I have tried them and they
seem fine to me...  Maybe I missed something...

Sincerely
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>From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
>To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>Subject: Call for Information: Policies--International
>Date: Fri, Jan 22, 1999, 5:24 AM
>

>WAI Interest Group:
>
>This is a call for information on two policy-related questions, to assist
>the WAI Education & Outreach Working Group in compiling resources:
>
>1) Laws, regulations, and practices directly or indirectly related to Web
>accessibility: 
> Please take a look at the working draft policy reference site at
><http://www.w3.org/WAI/References/Policy.html> and let us know about any
>additional countries where there is legislation that has bearing on Web
>accessibility. Send information to <wai@w3.org>.
> The relevant legislation may be disability discrimination, but it could
>also be information society policy, or telecommunications reform, or
>government procurement regulations, etc.
> Please note that the page is an incomplete draft, for instance many URL's
>are not yet linked, but should be shortly and will be available as a WAI
>Resource at that time.
>
>2) Science and Technology Policies that may relate to disability:
> We are also interested in Science and Technology Policies that may relate
>to disability. For example, in 1976 the U.S. passed Public Law 94-282, the
>National Science and Technology Policy, Organization and Priorities Act,
>but disability needs were not incorporated at that time. Do you know of
>countries with similar policies? Do the policies incorporate disability
>within their mission? If there is not such a policy, is there a research or
>priority-setting mechanism for development of science and technology?
>Again, please e-mail any information to <wai@w3.org>, rather than replying
>to the mailing list.
>
>Thank you,
>
>Judy
>_________________________________________________________________________
>Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
>Director,Web Accessibility Initiative(WAI), World Wide Web Consortium(W3C)
>
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