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Belgium*

General Country Information
Capital: Brussels
Population: 10,423,493 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Federal Parliamentary Democracy / Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 4.457 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 11.822 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 4.367 million (2009)
Internet users: 7.292 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.65
World Rank 2005/2006: 23

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

National Disability Action Plan
Council of Europe Disability Action Plan (20062015)
http://www.coe.int/t/e/social_cohesion/soc-sp/Rec_2006_5%20Disability%20Action%20Plan.pdf

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Agence Wallonne pour I'Integration des Personnes Handicapées
Site Saint-Charles,
Rue de la Rivelaine, 21
Charleroi 6061
Belgium
http://www.awiph.be
Email: secgen@awiph.be
Tel: +32-71-2057-11
Fax: +32-71-2051-02

Autism Europe
Rue Montoyer 39
Brussels 1000
Belgium
http://www.autismeurope.org
Email: secretariat@autismeurope.org

Tel: +32-2-675-7505
Fax: +32-2-675-7270

Autonomia
70 Av. Pierre Vander Biest,
Brussels 1150
Belgium
http://wal.autonomia.org
Email: autonomia@autonomia.org
Tel: +32-475931125

Belgian Disability Forum asbl
Finance Tower
Boulevard du Jardin Botanique 50, Box 150
Brussels 1000, Belgium
http://bdf.belgium.be
Email: info@bdf.belgium.be
Tel: +32-2509-8358 / +32-2509-8421
Fax: +32-2509-8557

Centre Comprendre et Parler
Rue de la Rive, 101
Brussels 1200
Belgium
http://www.guidesocial.be/comprendre.et.parler
Tel: +32-2-77004-40
Fax: +32-2-77262-88

Dysmelia
Mgr De Haernelaan 24
8500 Kortrijk
Kortrijk 
Belgium
http://www.dysmelia.org
Email: nicole.vuylsteke@skynet.be

European Disability Forum
Square de Meeus 35
1000 Brussels, Belgium
http://www.edf-feph.org
Email: info@edf-feph.org
Tel: +32-2-282-46-00
Fax: +32-2-282-46-09

EASPD - European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities
Oudergemselaan / Avenue d'Auderghem 63
1040 Brussels, Belgium
http://easpd.eu/en

FEVLADO - Federatie van Vlaamse Doven Organisaties v.z.w.
Stropkaai 38
Gent 9000
Belgium
http://www.fevlado.be
Email:
info@fevlado.be
Tel: +32-09-224-4676
Fax: +32-09-329-0747

LPC Belgique (Cued Speech Association of Belgium)
Chair: Anick Van Santfoort
LPC Belgium asbl
Avenue Beau Sejour 80
1410 Waterloo

Belgium
http://www.lpcbelgique.be
Email: lpc.belgique@gmail.com
Tel: +32-0-1041-8924
Fax: +32-0-1060-6333

KVG - Katholieke Vereniging Gehandicapten vzw - DPI National Assembly
Pierre Gyselinck,
A. Goemaerelei 66
BE 2018 Antwerpen
Belgium
http://www.kvg.be
Email: post@kvg.be
Tel: +32-3-216-2990
Fax: +32-3-248-1442