[games_access] United Nation and Accessibility

Matthias Troup foreversublime at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 28 13:58:00 EDT 2010



"States" are governments and don't develop games. States are not companies, sole proprietors, etc.










> From: sandra_uhling at web.de

> To: games_access at igda.org

> Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 10:46:34 +0200

> Subject: Re: [games_access] United Nation and Accessibility

>

> Hi,

> I think it is this part:

>

> http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/dissre04.htm

>

>

> Rule 10. Culture

>

> States will ensure that persons with disabilities are integrated into and

> can participate in cultural activities on an equal basis.

>

> * States should ensure that persons with disabilities have the

> opportunity to utilize their creative, artistic and intellectual potential,

> not only for their own benefit, but also for the enrichment of their

> community, be they in urban or rural areas. Examples of such activities are

> dance, music, literature, theatre, plastic arts, painting and sculpture.

> Particularly in developing countries, emphasis should be placed on

> traditional and contemporary art forms, such as puppetry, recitation and

> story-telling.

> * States should promote the accessibility to and availability of places

> for cultural performances and services, such as theatres, museums, cinemas

> and libraries, to persons with disabilities.

> * States should initiate the development and use of special technical

> arrangements to make literature, films and theatre accessible to persons

> with disabilities.

>

>

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----

> Von: games_access-bounces at igda.org [mailto:games_access-bounces at igda.org] Im

> Auftrag von Jonathan Chetwynd

> Gesendet: Sonntag, 28. März 2010 10:28

> An: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List

> Betreff: Re: [games_access] United Nation and Accessibility

>

> do you have a link?

>

>

> Target Areas for Equal Participation

> http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/dissre00.htm

>

> gives rule 5 as accessibility

> http://www.un-documents.net/sreopwd.htm#II

>

>

> On 27 Mar 2010, at 19:50, Sandra Uhling wrote:

>

> > United Nation has proposed:

> > "Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with

> > Disabilities".

>

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