Website Accessibility and Usability Statement

The Agência para o Desenvolvimento & Coesão, I.P. undertakes to make available the website, in accordance with Decree-Law No 83/2018 of 19 October 2018, transposing Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the accessibility of websites and mobile applications.

I. Compliance status

The website of the Agency for Development & Cohesion, I.P. is not in compliance with Decree-Law No. 83/2018 of 19 October.

II. Preparation of the accessibility and usability statement

This statement was updated on 2023-11-24.

According to Article 9 of Decree-Law No. 83/2018, entities must adopt the following monitoring procedures. Procedures A) and B) are mandatory. Procedure C) is recommended.

A. Automatic evaluations carried out

  1. (2023-09-04). Report:
    • Tool Used: Acess Monitor
    • Sample: 22 pages.
    • Main results (summary): Of the 22 pages automatically scanned, 15 pages are between 8 and 9, and 6 pages are between 9 and 10.

B. Manual evaluations carried out:

The website has not yet undergone a manual assessment of accessibility practices.

Reasons that led to the non-performance of manual assessments:

  • This website is being analyzed and reviewed to improve accessibility and usability.

C. Usability tests with people with disabilities:

The website has not yet been tested with users with disabilities.

III. Contact and request for information regarding the website

To contact, send suggestions, make complaints or request additional information regarding the contents and/or functionalities present on the website of the Agency for Development & Cohesion, I.P., please use the following means:


IV. Other evidence

The Agency for Development & Cohesion, I.P. did not present, when filling out this Declaration, any other evidence or efforts to make its website compliant with the accessibility requirements contained in Decree-Law No. 83/2018, of 19 October.

V. Reporting discrimination

In accordance with paragraph 1 of article 13 of Decree-Law no. 83/2018, of 19 October, whenever a person with a disability is treated less favourably than that which is, has been or will be given to another person in a comparable situation, which constitutes a discriminatory practice against persons with disabilities, provided for and punished in accordance with the Article 4 of Law No. 46/2006 of 28 August 2006, such a person may file a complaint, in accordance with the provisions of Decree-Law No. 34/2007 of 15 February.

The National Institute for Rehabilitation (INR, I.P.), provides a form to report situations of discrimination, forwarding the complaints submitted to the competent authorities. Every year, the INR, I.P. draws up an annual report on the application of the law prohibiting and punishing discrimination on the grounds of disability and the existence of an aggravated health risk (Law No 46/2006 of 28 August).

This Accessibility and Usability Statement was created with the help of the WAI-Tools PT v1.5 Generator, developed within the scope of the WAI-Tools project, of which AMA is an integral part. The Declaration was designed in accordance with Decree-Law No. 83/2018, of 19 October.