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Portugal*

General Country Information
Capital: Lisbon
Population: 10,735,765 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 4.121 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 14.91 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 1.967 million (2009)
Internet users: 4.476 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.61
World Rank 2005/2006: 32

*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
National Disability Strategy (ENDEF) (2011 – 2013)
http://www.portugal.gov.pt/pt/GC18/Documentos/MTSS/Endef.pdf

National Plan for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities or Incapacities (PAIPDI) (2006 – 2009)
Strategy Plan Website

Web Accessibility Policy Making: Perspective on Portugal
Download the G3ict White Paper

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Associação de Cegos e Amblíopes de Portugal (ACAPO) 
Avenue D. Carlos l, n. 126 9. floor,
Lisbon, 1200-651 Lisboa
Portugal
http://www.acapo.pt
Email: dn@acapo.pt
Tel: +351-21-3244500
Fax: +351-21-3244501

Associação Portuguesa de Deficientes - DPI National Assembly
Humberto Santos
Largo do Rato 1B 1250 - 185
Lisboa
Portugal
Email: info-sede@apd.org.pt
Tel: +351-21-388-1112 / +351-21-3889883-4     
Fax: +351-21-3871-095

Associação Portuguesa de Surdos
Avenida da Liberdade
157-2 Floor,
Lisbon 1250-141
Portugal
http://www.apsurdos.org.pt
Email: apsurdoscen@apsurdos.org.pt
Tel: +351-21-3557-244

Cooperativa Nacional de Apoio a Deficientes (National Cooperative of Support for People with Disabilities)
Square Dr. Fernando Amado Lot 566
Lisbon 1950-666, Portugal
Tel: +351-21-859-5332 / +351-21-859-3732
Fax: +351-21-859-3731

Federa
ção Portuguesa das Associacões de Surdos
Praceta Miguel Cláudio, nº 3-B
2700 - 585 Amadora
Portugal
http://www.fpasurdos.pt
Email:
fpas@fpasurdos.pt
Tel: +351-21-499-8309
Fax: +351-21-499-8310

Ius Gentium Conimbrigae - Centro de Direitos Humanos
Palácio dos Melos, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra,
Pátio da Universidade, 3004 - 545 Coimbra, Portugal
http://www.fd.uc.pt/igc/en/apresentacao_en.html
Email: igc@fd.uc.pt
Tel: +351-239-824478
Fax: +351-239-836309

Liga Portuguesa dos Deficientes Motores (LPDM)
Rua do Stio ao Casalinho da Ajuda
Lisboa 1349-011
Portugal
http://www.fundacaoliga.pt/
Email: fundacaoliga@fundacaoliga.pt
Tel: +351-21-361-6910 / +351-21-361-6924
Fax: +351-21-364-8639

Secretariado Nacional de Reabilita
ção
Av. Conde Valbom 63
Lisboa 1069-178
Portugal
http://www.inr.pt/
Email: inr@seg-social.pt
Tel: +351-21-792-9500
Fax: +351-21-792-9596