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ZERO PROJECT 2016: Call for Nominations in Inclusive Education / ICT – Deadline: 10th July 2015

Once again, the Zero Project team would like to invite leading experts and organizations to nominate innovative practices and innovative policies concerning this year’s topics: Inclusive Education and/or ICT (Information and Communication Technology) The “Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies 2016” will be selected by the Zero Project network of experts in a multistep process, and will be featured in the Zero Project Report 2016, on its website www.zeroproject.org and on social media platforms; and their representatives will be invited to speak at the Zero Project Conference in Vienna (Austria) in February 2016. Submitting a nomination is easy: Read the instructions Continue reading…

GAATES Hosts Successful Forum at the 8th Conference of States Parties on the UN CRPD

UN Headquarters, NYC. With the participation of partnering UN Agencies, NGOs and some of our Country Representatives, GAATES held a successful ‘Special Forum on Accessibility and Education: Challenges and Solutions’ and Reception during the 8th Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). With representatives from more than 20 international agencies and Missions attending along with the many people around the world who watched the event live via real-time web-streaming provided by the UN Webcast service, we continue to receive very positive feedback. We would like to take this opportunity to Continue reading…