Accessible web design is essential to allow all users, regardless of personal limitations, to access the content.Page menu:
- Accessibility Statement
- Standards Compliance
- Accessibilty Features
- Optimum Browser Requirements
- Viewing PDF Content
As far as possible, we aim that our site is:
- technically accessible, allowing all users to access all information and functionality
- equally usable; in that it is not prohibitively difficult or time consuming for users with disabilities to carry out normal tasks
- accessible by assistive technologies
Here at the UNESCO Centre we strive to uphold web standards and ensure that this site is accessible to all users, regardless of browser, operating system or physical disability.
We aim to comply with all priority 1 and 2 guidelines of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages are structured using semantic markup and checked for HTML5 and CSS3 validation.
Accessibility features of our site include alt text on all images, application of some standard access keys, see below for details, and of focus to links for keyboard users. All page content is presented in a logical order and keyboard and screen reader users may skip the navigation to go straight to the main content of any page using the ‘skip to content’ access key and/or invisible link provided.
Access keys used throughout this website are intended to help users who have difficulty in using pointing devices such as a mouse or who prefer to use keyboard shortcuts. The following standard access keys have been implemented for this site:
- S = skip to content
- 1 = homepage
- 3 = site map
- 4 = search
- 0 = accessibility and access key details
This site is optimised for the latest web browsers. We recommend keeping your browser updated, not only to ensure a better browsing experience, but also to take advantage of the enhanced security features available with the latest web browsers for a safer browsing experience.
Use the following links if you need to update your browser:
We have provided many of our documents on this site in PDF format; in order to view these documents you will need a PDF reader.
Use the following link if you need to download or upgrade Adobe Reader: