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Commission on Maps and Graphics for Blind and Partially Sighted People

Action Plan for 2019 - 2023

1.To disseminate information about Cartography Accessible to Disabled People to the ICA member nations through publications, joint meetings, seminars and websites;


2. To coordinate activities with Commissions of other international organizations in accordance with the interest of the aims and objectives of ICA.

3. To coordinate activities with other ICA Commissions, for the purpose of sharing experiences, adding to, adapting and building up the potential of geo-cartographic knowledge in the various forms of multi-sensory expression;

4.To continue the implementation of the ICA Third World Policy by providing experts for workshops in developing countries when requested about Cartography Accessible to Disabled People;

5. To encourage and support under-represented groups to take an active role in professional activities and/or associations at national and international level.

Chair: Waldirene Ribeiro do Carmo

University of São Paulo

FFLCH - Department of Geography

Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes, 338

05508-000 - São Paulo – SP - Brazil

Phone + 55 11 3091 3737



Vice-Chair: Alejandra Coll Escanilla
Tactile Cartography Center of the UTEM
Dieciocho, 414
Santiago - Centro - Chile
Phone: +56-2-27877362
Fax: +56-2-27877388

Executive Committee liaison: Andrés Arístegui


The 31th International Cartographic Conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa. The date has been postponed to 

13 –18 August 2023.

31th International Cartographic Conference


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