Entries by Zero Project

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 […]