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Zero Project ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS of Innovative Practices and Policies – DEADLINE EXTENDED

Once again, the Zero Project (www.zeroproject.org ) team would like to invite leading experts and organizations to nominate innovative practices concerning this year’s topics: Employment, Work and Vocational Education and Training (VET) The “Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies 2016” will be selected by the Zero Project network of experts in a multi-step process, and will be: featured in the Zero Project Report 2017 their representatives will be invited to speak at the Zero Project Conference in Vienna (Austria) in February 2017. Anyone can nominate any project, and self-nominations are also accepted! Submitting a nomination is easy by filling in the Continue reading…

GAATES’ Participation at COSP9 – UN HQ – June 14-16, 2016

The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) is pleased to announce that our President Mukhtar AlShibani will be speaking at several side events during the 9th Conference of States Parties (COSP9) on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, June 14 – 16, 2016. Tuesday 14 June 2016 Time: 1.15 – 2.30 p.m. Conf. Room:  7 Title: DESA/DSPD Forum: Ways Forward Towards a Disability Inclusive and Accessible New Urban Agenda and its implementation Organizer(s): DESA/DSPD Co-sponsor(s): SG’s Special Envoy on Disability and Accessibility, PM’s of Ecuador, Continue reading…