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United Arab Emirates*

General Country Information
Capital: Abu Dhabi
Population: 4,975,593 (July 2010 est.)
Form of Government: Federal Presidential System / Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.508 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 9.358 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 379,106 (2009)
Internet users: 2.922 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.54
World Rank 2005/2006: 36

*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.

Country Statement by United Arab Emirates at the 8th United Nations Conference of States Parties | Download

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Emirates Association for the Blind
P.O. Box 3128
Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
Email: alzamar@emirates.net.ae
Tel: +971-6-5247-700+971-6-5247-700
Fax: +971-6-5220-895

Emirates Society for the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped
P.O. Box 3128
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Email: alzamar@emirates.net.ae
Tel: +971-6-5247700+971-6-5247700
Fax: +971-6-5220895

Emirates Very Special Arts
Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services
P.O. Box No. 5796
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Email: jmsq59@emirates.net.ae
Tel: +971-6-5660667+971-6-5660667
Fax: +971-6-5664461

Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services
P.O. Box 5796
Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
http://www.schs.ae/indexs.aspx
Tel: +971-6-566-0667+971-6-566-0667
Fax: +971-6-566-4461

Tamkeen Training Centre
P.O. Box 500004,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
http://www.tamkeen.ae
Email:
info@tamkeen.ae
Tel: +971-4-3644800+971-4-3644800
Fax: +971-4-3644805