Entries by Zero Project

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Side event at the 34th United Nations Human Rights Council

17 March 2017: Zero Project Report 2017 presented at the UN Human Rights Council On the occasion of the 34th Human Rights Council, the Permanent Mission of Austria and the International Disability Alliance, together with the Permanent Missions of Australia, Ecuador, Finland, Italy, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, and Thailand, supported by the Zero Project, will […]

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Zero Project Report 2017 out now and available for download

The Zero Project has published its current research on employment and vocational education & training: 56 Innovative Practices and 11 Innovative Policies have been given awards as Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies of the Zero Project 2017. In addition, Zero Project Social Indicators measure the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons […]

Konferenz für junge Frauen mit Behinderung 14-15. Mai 2016

Frau sein – frei sein – gemeinsam stark! Österreichweite Konferenz für junge Frauen mit Behinderungen 14. – 15.05.2016 in Salzburg Ziel der österreichweiten Konferenz ist es, junge Frauen mit Behinderungen im Alter zwischen 12 – 26 Jahren zu bestärken, ihren Wünschen und Bedürfnissen Ausdruck zu verleihen und einen Austausch zu ermöglichen – kurz, Empowering für […]

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EASPD Annual Conference 21-22 April 2016 – Growing together: from grassroots initiatives to national strategies in early-childhood intervention

The early childhood period is considered to be the most important developmental phase which determines the well-being, quality of health, learning and social-emotional behaviour across the life span. Extensive research has shown that high quality early childhood intervention (ECI) services can change a child’s developmental trajectory and improve outcomes for children, families, and communities at […]

The Zero Project at Side Event of this year’s Conference of the State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

  On June 11th, 2014 the Zero Project will participate in the Side Event “Creating accessible and inclusive societies for all: progress and challenges in implementing article 9 of the CRPD ″at the 7th Conference of the State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP). The event is co-organized […]

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Innovative Policy of the Day: Uganda’s mandatory accessibility standards

In many countries in the Global South, accessibility standards do not exist. In the few countries where they exist, they are very often not legally binding, not enforced and not monitored. Uganda is among the first sub- Saharan countries to have developed their own accessibility standards. Uganda’s standards are mandatory for school construction projects. Read […]