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Joint Circular among shortlist of zeroproject.org

Joint Circular among shortlist of zeroproject.org

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The Joint Circular of 2010 or the “Accessible Website Design Guidelines” issued by the then National Computer Center and the National Council on Disability Affairs was one of the top 200 entries shortlisted from among the 377 nominations received by Zero Project from 76 countries in recognizing their “Innovative Practices and Policies in the fields of ICT and Education 2016”. […]

DOJ Website awarded Disabled Friendly

DOJ Website awarded Disabled Friendly

DOJ officials receive the PWD Friendly Website Plaque from NCDA Executive Director Carmen Zubiaga.

The Official Website of the Department of Justice is the latest recipient of “PWD Friendly Website Awards”. The plaque was awarded to the agency during the 34th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week at SM Mall of Asia Open Air last July 23 at SM Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City spearheaded by the National Council on […]

Batangas Receives PWD Friendly Website Awards

Batangas Receives PWD Friendly Website Awards

PWAG President Esposa shakes the hand of Batangas Governor Recto.

Nearly a year after their PWAG-NCDA led web accessibility seminar, the Official Website of Batangas Province is now the first provincial website that received the “PWD Friendly Website Awards”. The awarding coincides with the province’s 1st Mabini Batangan Awards, held last July 18 at Batangas Provincial Capitol. No less than their newly elected for the second term popular movie and […]

Comelec Website Accessibility Recognized

Comelec Website Accessibility Recognized

COMELEC Commisssioner Rene Sarmiento congratulates the Web Development Team.

No less than Commissioner Rene Sarmiento of Commission on Elections (COMELEC) congratulated their web development team by holding a formal launching of their official website last August 15 at COMELEC Session Hall in Intramuros, Manila. Commissioner Sarmiento advocated for voting rights of Persons With Disabilities. He emphasized on the need to make registration and election information accessible to everyone, including […]

Award Recognizing Accessible Websites launched

Award Recognizing Accessible Websites launched

PWAG President Esposa explains the criteria in selecting awardees.

What better way to announce the new award name than to actually give the award itself. Thus, the “Award Recognizing Accessible Websites” or simply called ARAW Awards were given to top-level government agencies that complied with the minimum web accessibility recommended standards last July 17 coinciding with the nationwide celebration of 34th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week held at […]

Sir Leo guests at ICT Job Fair for PWDs

Sir Leo guests at ICT Job Fair for PWDs

Sir Leo congratulates the organizers for continuing his advocacy of accessibility.

Guess what? No less than web accessibility guru, the person who started it all, Mr. Leo Valdes, graced the first Information and Communications Technology Jobs Fair for Persons with Disabilities and Skills Demonstration last June 14 at SM City North EDSA in Quezon City. Ma’am Nelia De Jesus of the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) personally invited Sir Leo, […]

A Joint Circular on Web Accessibility Passed

A Joint Circular on Web Accessibility Passed

DOTC Architect Morales represents Sub-Committee on ICT in awarding NCC IT Officer Angelita Nicolas for sharing NCC initiatives on disability and facilitating issuance of NCDA-NCC Joint Circular on Web Accessiblity Compliance

DOTC Architect Morales represents Sub-Committee on ICT in awarding NCC IT Officer Angelita Nicolas for sharing NCC initiatives on disability and facilitating issuance of NCDA-NCC Joint Circular on Web Accessiblity Compliance At the Web Accessibility Forum launched by the NCDA SubCommittee on ICT last July 20, 2010, National Computer Center Information Technology Officer Angelita Nicolas announced the issuance of an […]

Disabled Friendly Website Awards 2009

Disabled Friendly Website Awards 2009

From Left: Deaf Web Designer Kerwin Tamanu, Liliane National Coordinator Sis. Agnetia Naval, Rene Orense, NCDA Executive Director Geraldine Ruiz, NCDA Chief Rizalio Sanchez and Jojo Esposa.

From Left: Deaf Web Designer Kerwin Tamanu, Liliane National Coordinator Sis. Agnetia Naval, Rene Orense, NCDA Executive Director Geraldine Ruiz, NCDA Chief Rizalio Sanchez and Jojo Esposa. This year’s “Disabled Friendly Website Awards” were held last July 10 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) as part of the very first Philippine Web Design Conference spearheaded by the newly formed […]