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Accessibility at UNOG

Accessibility at UNOG

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its premises, services and website to all its stakeholders, clients, visitors and other users, in accordance with Article 9 (g) of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and in support of that Convention.

UNOG is specifically committed to making its facilities and conferences accessible to, and inclusive of, persons with disabilities. UNOG is working to make its website accessible in accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Accessibility Initiative’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/).

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

The Division of Conference Management has issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the organization of accessible meetings, with a view to implementing the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy at the United Nations Office at Geneva.

The SOP provides detailed step-by-step guidance to meeting organizers for all stages of the process, from accessible conference announcements to accreditation procedures and delivery of inclusive events.

The following information on accessibility is provided as part of UNOG’s efforts to make its meetings and conferences more accessible.

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