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Physical Accessibility for Landmine Survivors

May 28, 2013

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Victim Assistance – Monitor Briefing Paper:  Physical Accessibility for Landmine Survivors This paper looks at good practices within States Parties in promoting physical accessibility, while also noting where work remains to be done to realize the full potential of initial efforts. In the past year, Monitor reporting has identified more good examples to draw from […]

New International Standards—Accessibility

March 20, 2012

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ISO 21542:2011 Building construction: Accessibility and usability of the built environment An international standard on accessibility was launched in 2012: ISO 21542:2011 specifies a range of requirements and recommendations for many of the elements of construction, assemblies, components and fittings which comprise the built environment. These requirements relate to the constructional aspects of access to […]