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Bolivia*

General Country Information
Capital: La Paz
Population: 9,247,816 (July 2007)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 646,300 (2005)
Telephone - mobile: 2.421 million (2005)
Internet hosts: 24,363 (2007)
Internet users: 580,000 (2006)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.33
World Rank 2005/2006: 119

*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 Plan of Equality and Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disability – 2006

http://www.ops.org.bo/textocompleto/ndis27668.pdf

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

ABOPANE- Asociación Boliviana de Padres y Amigos de Personas con Discapacidad Mental
Calle 3 de Obrajes No. 563
Edif. Las Orquideas,
La Paz 4668
Bolivia
http://www.grunden.se/abopane
Email: abopane@yahoo.com
Tel: +591-2782005
Fax: +591-2731984

Confederación Boliviana de la Persona con Discapacidad - DPI National Assembly
Jaime Estivariz B.
Av. Capitan Arrien ex estación Brasilera
Santa Cruz
Bolivia

Email: boliviacobopdi@yahoo.es
Tel: +591-3-773-58668