The Road to Accessibility without Borders: Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of the Marrakesh Treaty

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Hailed as “the Miracle in Marrakesh,” the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled paves the way to expanding access to books for people with print disabilities and provides the necessary legal framework for authorized organizations, like Benetech and our Bookshare initiative, to deliver those books across international borders.

Colombia is the 2nd Happiest Place for the Planet

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Panama 6. According to Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century , the current mayor of Bogotá, Luis Eduardo Garzón, is: "[E]xpanding school capacity to serve the 100,000 kids who don't currently have access to education. You can get 100 people out of the bus and 100 people onto the bus in seconds because they have already paid and the bus is at the same level as the station, so it is accessible to wheelchairs."