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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/).

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For certain mandated meetings, UNOG provides accessibility services such as real-time captioning (the verbal proceedings of a meeting are typed in simultaneously on a screen in the conference room), hearing loops, sign language interpretation, and Braille documentation. To obtain further information, please contact directly the substantive secretariat of the meeting you are attending.

Webcasts of meetings with accessibility features are available on UN Web TV website.

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More information about procedures for external visitors and delegates can be found here.