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EDF urges EU member states to not adopt a meaningless web accessibility directive

Brussels, 11 June 2015 | In view of the EU Ministers meeting in the Telecoms Council this Friday, the European Disability Forum wants to stress once again the importance of one of the items for discussion: the proposal for a Directive on the accessibility of public sector bodies’ websites. Having read the last progress report on this dossier issued by the Latvian Presidency, EDF deeply regrets the new approach taken by Member States as it could lead to the adoption of an EU legislation that would not bring any substantial change to the accessibility and inclusiveness of public websites for the 80 million Europeans with disabilities

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Source: The European Disability Forum
When: 01/7/2015

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