Our mission is working for a world with zero barriers. Worldwide, the Zero Project finds and shares models that improve the daily lives and legal rights of all persons with disabilities. The Zero Project Report 2016 with a focus on inclusive education and information and communication technologies is forthcoming soon.
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The Zero Project researches the status quo of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), this year with a focus on inclusive education and information and communication technologies (ICT).
Data on 150 countries is collected, together with 100 Innovative Practices and Policies that are considered as worldwide role models in their field.
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The 30 indicators from the Zero Project questionnaire 2015 measure the UN CRPD implementation across 150 countries. They cover areas such as the accessibility of the built environment, education, transportation, employment, availability of data. For 2015/2016 the specific focus is on Inclusive education and ICTs. The Social Indicators are the backbone for the analysis of current trends, perceptions, major issues and challenges in the implementation of the rights of people with Disabilities stated in the Convention.
In 2015, the worldwide network of experts nominated and selected the most outstanding Innovative Practices in the field of independent living and political participation. In this section factsheets from the previous reports on Innovative Practices are presented and can be researched by keywords, tags, topic etc. Our 2016 selection, focusing on Inclusive education and ICT will be added in the forthcoming month.
In 2015 the Zero Project network of experts has nominated and selected 11 outstanding innovative Policies worldwide in the field of independent living and political participation. In 2016, we focus on Inclusive Education and ICT. Find and research regulations, laws, programmes etc. from the previous reports in this section.