Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES)

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URL: http://www.gaates.org/

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Founded

2007

History

Founded 2007, by an international consortium dedicated to promoting accessibility of built and virtual environments worldwide. Registered in accordance with Canadian law.

Aims

Promote understanding and implementation of accessibility of sustainable built, social and virtual environments, including architectural, infrastructural design, transportation systems, habitat and electronic information and communication technologies so that everyone, including people with disabilities and older persons are able to fully participate and contribute to society; support and encourage worldwide ratification and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

Board; Executive Committee; Operational Committees; Volunteer Country Representatives.

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Finance

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XM2424

Last News

2020

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