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GAATES presents award to Mr. Mohammed Tarawneh, Chair of the UN Committee on the CRPD, at Vienna event

05/10/2009 | 0 comments

GAATES logoIn conjunction with the ENAT 2nd International Conference on accessible tourism, the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) presented Mr. Mohammed Tarawneh Chair of the UN Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with a special GAATES Award of Recognition in honour of his outstanding leadership and dedication to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

It is with praise and thanks that the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) presents Mohammed Tarawneh, Chair of the UN Committee responsible for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, with a special GAATES Award of Recognition in honour of his outstanding leadership, perseverance, and determination in the development of the UN Treaty that will impact the lives of people with disabilities around the world.

This award was presented on October 1, 2009, at the Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria in conjunction with the European Network on Accessible Tourism (ENAT) 2nd ENAT Congress "Trends and Perspectives for Accessible Tourism”.

The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) is the leading international not-for-profit organization that brings together experts in accessibility of the Built, Virtual and Social Environments. GAATES was incorporated by an international consortium of experts dedicated to promoting accessibility worldwide, and has an International presence in 6 regions: the Asia-Pacific, Arab, North America, South America, European and African Regions.

GAATES members include technical experts, individuals, organizations of people with disabilities, companies involved in information and communication technologies, architects and interested supporters.

For more information on GAATES, please contact us at info@gaates.org, or visit us at www.gaates.org.

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Submitted by: Dion Betty
Author(s): Betty Dion, GAATES President
Language(s): EN

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Publisher: GAATES
Source: www.gaates.org

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Disability, disabilities, technical aids

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