European Ministerial Conference on
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 17

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society Citizens with Special Needs PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 82 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society Citizens with Special Needs. Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000. Francisco Godinho Ministry of Science and Technology. Promoting Web Accessibility in Portugal 17 months of experience.

Download Presentation

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society Citizens with Special Needs

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Francisco Godinho

Ministry of Science and Technology

Promoting Web Accessibility in Portugal

17 months of experience


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Portuguese experience highlights

Human and Web resources

Web Accessibility Guidelines Training

Conclusions


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Portuguese experience highlights

It is the first time in the world that Citizens, Parliament and Government join efforts to promote web accessibility for Citizens with Special Needs.


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Information and Knowledge Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Portuguese experience highlights

For the first time in the world an electronic petition was submitted to a parliament requesting the adoption of a set of Internet Accessibility Guidelines and the use of a Web Accessibility Symbol.This was the first online Petition in Europe


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Portuguese experience highlights

Petition for the Accessibility

of the Portuguese Internet

December 1998/January 1999

The Petition proposed the approval of a set of Internet Accessibility Guidelines and the use of a Web Accessibility Symbol (NCAM's Web Access Symbol)

8,721 individual signatures

support of 149 organisations

800 homepages were linked to PASIG web site

100 articles on newspapers, magazines and TV


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Portuguese experience highlights

30th June 1999

It is the first time in the world that a Parliament produce a report about Internet accessibility and recommend urgent implementation plans to a Government


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Portuguese experience highlights

29th July 1999

Council of Ministers Resolution no 96/99

National Initiative for Citizens with Special

Needs in the Information Society

Council of Ministers Resolution no 97/99

accessibility of Public Administration Web Sites for Citizens with Special Needs


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Portuguese experience highlights

29th July 1999

For the first time in the world a Government approved a specific resolution making mandatory the adoption of accessibility features for people with disabilities in the Web design of the information made available by the General Directorates and similar agencies, departments or services, as well as that rendered available by any public corporation


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Human and Web Resources

The only Web Resource on Accessibility

PASIG Mailing List: 200 members

55,000 visitors during 17 months

2,000 web pages are linked to PASIG web site


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

www.acessibilidade.net


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Web Accessibility Guidelines

VISITABILITY Requirements

Basic Disability Access In Every Homepage

Web Access Symbol


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

The main reason for lack of accessibility is that

developers have not been educated when developers do learn of access issues they are

interested to make their products more accessible

Training


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

January 2000 The Ministry of Science and Technologybegan the training of technicians related with the Government's web content and web design on computer access and webaccessibility for people with disabilities

Training


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Conclusions

Portuguese Citizens, Parliament and Governmentconsiders that full accessibility of the informationmade available by the Government and other public

services on the Internet is a fundamental condition

to the promotion of universality and equality in the

exercise of the fundamental rights of citizens


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Conclusions

Implementation of web accessibility need

pro-active attitude of citizens and government, takes time, human and financial resources andcontinuous efforts


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Conclusions

The Web Access Symbol is a strategic instrumentto raise awareness in society about accessibility,

persons with disabilities, their rights, their needs,

their potential and their contribution in the

Knowledge and Information Society


European ministerial conference on knowledge and information society citizens with special needs

European Ministerial Conference on Knowledge and Information Society

Citizens with Special Needs

Lisbon, 10 and 11 April 2000

Francisco Godinho

Ministry of Science and Technology

Promoting Web Accessibility in Portugal

17 months of experience


  • Login