[Colorado-talk] National Federation of the Blind to Attend World Bank Workshop

Danielsen, Chris CDanielsen at nfb.org
Wed Feb 4 06:03:26 UTC 2009

Dear Fellow Federationists:

Dr. Fredric Schroeder, first vice president of the National 
Federation of the Blind, will address the World Bank workshop: 
"Actuality of Braille in Different Socioeconomic Settings," on 
February 10, 2009, at World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC.  The 
workshop, sponsored by the World Bank HDNSP, Education for All - Fast 
Track Initiative, GPDD, and the National Federation of the Blind, is 
intended to highlight the usability and affordability of Braille in 
all socioeconomic settings. The event will focus on current use of 
Braille in education in Africa and Latin America, with live 
interviews via videoconference with Kampala, Montevideo, and Sao Paulo.

Registration is required for the workshop and registered guests may 
use the 1818 H Street NW entrance to the World Bank headquarters.  To 
register, please contact Merced Blanquita Doroteo at 
<mailto:Mswan at worldbank.org>Mswan at worldbank.org.

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