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International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)

http://icevi.org

Overview

  • Organization TypeAdvocacy NGO
  • Staff26-50
  • Founded1952
International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) is a global association of individuals and organizations that promotes equal access to appropriate education for all children and youth with visual impairment so that they may achieve their full potential. This website includes information that is relevant not only to ICEVI in general, but, most importantly, to the activities that take place in the seven regions of ICEVI. ICEVI which was formerly known as ICEVH, is a professional non-governmental organization that welcomes any group or person who wishes to support its aims. It was formed in 1952 and has met as an international group once in every five years. Since 2002, the general body of ICEVI meets once in four years. International Network ICEVI has consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council. ICEVI is a founding member of the UNICEF NGO Committee on Children with Disabilities and they also work closely with UNESCO, The World Bank and the World Health Organization. The Mission The International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) is a global association of individuals and organisations that promotes equal access to appropriate education for all visually impaired children and youth so that they may achieve their full potential. Their Values They believe that all children and youth with visual impairment have basic human rights. They are entitled to a full range of educational services and to be included in the educational programmes of their communities. They should receive pre-school support. Their teachers and other professionals supporting them should be properly trained. Their parents and other family members should be encouraged to support their education. Appropriate educational materials and methods should be available to meet each child's needs. Educational programmes should be of a high standard and conform to best practices. The children should be able to live in an environment free of barriers, social stigmas, and stereotypes, and to lead a productive life according to their aspirations and capabilities.

Where is International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)

Contact International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)

Company Offices
  • (headquarters)
  • #5030, Third Floor, Sreevatsa Center, G N Mills Post, Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore 641 029, Tamilnadu, India