Microsoft’s and Europe’s Joint Initiative on Web Accessibility

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Microsoft joined the European Disability Forum (EDF) in Brussels to discuss how the business, government and private sectors can contribute to making web accessibility a staple in Europe. Among the initiatives that already are underway include:

  • The goal of making 100% of public websites accessible
  • Accessibility resources available on the Microsoft website
  • A Web Accessibility Handbook for European countries
  • A guide for governments on how to resolve accessibility issues
  • Schipol Treaty, an agreement among Dutch companies to prompt change regarding Internet accessibility

To read more about the Microsoft-Europe collaboration, go to Making progress on web accessibility across Europe.

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