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Recognizing Key Supporters of the GAATES’ Special Forum on Accessibility and Education

In June 2015, GAATES successfully hosted the ‘Special Forum on Accessibility and Education: Challenges and Solutions’ during the 8th Conference of States Parties to the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at the UN Headquarters. This opportunity was made possible only with the generous contributions of many supporters. On behalf of GAATES Board of Directors and Country Representatives, a gift was recently presented to Dr. Allam, Chair of the GAATES Council of Trustees, whose support ensured that GAATES representatives from around the globe could share their expertise and participate in the Conference. Please contact Continue reading…

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…