The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) is the leading international organization dedicated to promoting the understanding and implementation of accessibility of the sustainable built, social and virtual environments, including architectural, infrastructural design, transportation systems, habitat, and electronic information and communication technologies
Global Accessibility News Weekly Service is World’s First accessibility newsletter which will provide news on Accessibility. The News Website is a global source of information for those involved in the Universal Design, Assistive Technologies, and accessible environments and for people with disabilities.
To date there has been no worldwide accessibility news service, this is the reason the Global Accessibility News is created. It is also one of the few websites that is fully accessible to all persons with disabilities as well as many of today’s emerging technologies. The aim of the website is to provide comprehensive news and information on accessibility to technologies and build environment to the world that will lead a positive action in the society.
GAATES, Global Accessibility News website mission is to promote the understanding of accessibility which includes architectural, infrastructural design, transportation systems, and electronic information and communication technologies so that everyone, including people with disabilities and older persons are able to fully able to participate and contribute to society.
¨ To provide accurate and comprehensive news and information about Accessible Technologies and Build Environment
¨ To disseminate of knowledge and create awareness on accessibility issues in every country of the world.
¨ To provide news in major languages of the world such as Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Japanese.