DAISY Consortium Receives World Telecommunication and Information Society Award, For release, Thursday, May 15, 2008

Hiroshi Kawamura, President of the DAISY Consortium, was honoured to accept the World Telecommunication and Information Society Award on behalf of the DAISY Consortium today in Cairo Egypt.

The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, raises awareness on the role of ICT in meeting long-term development goals. The focus of this event in 2008 has been on connecting persons with disabilities to opportunities offered by information and communication technologies (ICT). The DAISY Consortium Press Release announcing the award is available online.