Entries by Natascha Essl

21 June 2012, Brussels – The Zero Project Report 2012 in the European Parliament

On 21st June 2012, findings of the Zero Project Report 2012 will be discussed with European parliamentarians, policy experts and disabled people’s organizations in anticipation of the forthcoming European Accessibility Act. You are kindly invited to participate in this discussion! Please register by 13th June 2012 at enable@worldfuturecouncil.org. Should you not have an entry pass […]

Bringing the UNCRPD to life through youth advocacy

Youth Voices is a program, implemented to push for ratification of the CRPD. Leonard Cheshire Disability works with groups of young people with disabilities, providing them with training in advocacy and campaigning skills – only to name two examples. They get their message across through films, music, street theatre. Whatever works. Read more

Conference Feedback from Åse Kari Haugeto

Thank you so much for setting up such an interesting and eyeopening event. It was a very well organized conference with a big variety of speakers. I found it especially useful during the sessions where the audience was allowed to ask questions. Thank you also very much for letting me inform the audience about the […]

Conference Feedback from Charles Siegal

I was inspiring to see so many people from the disability rights community from around the world take part. I would very much like to participate next year and will try to submit materials related to employment issues. I believe those are essential to the disability community.

Conference Feedback from Esther Sivan

It was indeed an honour and a pleasure (!) to participate in this very well organized and very innovative and interesting conference. The opportunity to share knowledge and to associate with so many people from different countries dealing with the same issues that we deal with, daily, was exciting and of high value. Thank you […]

Conference Feedback from Germain Weber

I have to congratulate the organizers of the International Conference on Good Practices for Persons with Disabilities for this excellent conference. Presentations, contents, debates were of high level, venue design convincing and accessibility realized; support and service well based on the needs of the delegates and a fine catering. Thanks for all of this! Focusing […]

Good Practice from Sweden: “Agenda 22”

Agenda 22/50 is model for how to plan the implementation of local/regional disability policy plans in accordance with the UN Standard Rules/UN Convention. Agenda 22 was created in 1996. It has been put into practice in many Swedish municipalities. In 2001, the model was presented at a European level and, since then, it has been […]