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Alireza Darvishy gets UNESCO prize for the digital empowerment of persons with disabilities's picture

The 2016 UNESCO/Emir Jaber Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has been attributed to Professor Alireza Darvishy (Switzerland) and Tiflonexos Asociación Civil (Argentina) on 2 December in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters, on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Both laureates have been chosen for their outstanding contribution to inclusion, enhancing the lives of persons with disabilities through the application of digital solutions, resources and technologies.

Professor Alireza Darvishy is well known to the ENTELIS network ad contact person of associate partner GAATES and speaker during the first ENTELIS seminar in 2014 in Bologna.

Congratulations on behalf of the entire network!