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Accessibility declaration

The Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences undertakes to ensure the accessibility of its website pursuant to the Act of 4 April 2019 on the Digital Accessibility of Public Entities’ Websites and Mobile Applications. This declaration on accessibility applies to the website of the Białowieża Forest Conference, available at

The website complies with the Act of April 4, 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public entities. The statement was made on March 5, 2021. The declaration was made on the basis of a self-assessment carried out by the public entity.

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Compliance status

This website is only partially compliant due to the compliance shortcomings listed below.

Inaccessible content:

  • absence of alternative descriptions and titles for some photos and pictures,
  • absence of audio descriptions for multimedia materials.


  • none.

Feedback and contact details

In case of problems with the availability of the website, please contact us. The contact person is Joanna Łapińska, You can also contact us by calling (+48) 85 682 77 50. The same way you can submit requests for disclosure of unavailable information and request accessibility. Requests to obtain inaccessible information and complaints about inaccessibility may be submitted to the Mammal Research Institute PAS, ul. Stoczek 1, 17-200 Białowieża in person or via post, or to the email address:

Everyone has the right to request that the digital accessibility of the website, mobile application or any of their elements be ensured. You may also request information to be made available using an alternative access method, for example by reading a digitally inaccessible document, describing the content of the video without audio description, etc. The request should contain the details of the person submitting the request, indicate which website or mobile application is meant and the way of contact. If the requesting person reports the need to receive information by means of an alternative method of access, the person should also specify a convenient way to present this information. The public entity should fulfil the request immediately, not later than within 7 days from the date of the request. If it is not possible to meet this deadline, the public entity shall immediately inform the person making the request about it when it will be possible to fulfill the request, and this deadline may not be longer than 2 months from the date of submitting the request. If providing digital accessibility is not possible, the public entity may propose an alternative way of accessing the information. In the event that the public entity refuses to comply with the request to provide accessibility or an alternative method of access to information, the person submitting the request may file a complaint regarding the provision of digital accessibility of the website, mobile application or website element or mobile application. After exhausting the above-mentioned procedure, you can also submit an application to the Commissioner for Human Rights.

Link to the website of the Commissioner for Human Rights.