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Zero Project presents at Israeli Embassy

Last Monday Amelie Saupe presented the Zero Project in Tokyo to a delegation of 30 disability experts from Israel. The event was hosted by the Israeli Embassy. The delegation’s visit to Japan is part of an annual initiative organised by Beit Ekstein. Every year a different country is visited in order to learn, to meet […]

Das Büro der Behindertenanwaltschaft des BMASK sucht Verstärkung!

Verwaltungspraktikum für BewerberInnen mit Behinderung mit Option Planstelle; Voraussetzung Abgeschlossenes Studium der Rechtswissenschaften Dauer des Verwaltungspraktikums: 1 Jahr Bei Interesse wenden Sie sich bitte bis 30. November 2017 an Frau Mag.a Birgit Lanner (Leiterin des Büros der Behindertenanwaltschaft), Behindertenanwaltschaft, Babenbergerstraße 5/4, 1010 Wien, Tel: 01/71100 862222 oder BIRGIT.LANNER@SOZIALMINISTERIUM.AT

Get your nomination ready for the Holman Prize!

Nominations for the Holman Prize are less than two months away, so this is your advanced warning to get your ideas together! The Holman Prize helps legally blind people from around their world in making their dreams a reality, and to demonstrate to the public that in an accessible world, blind people are capable of […]

Make your application for the Digital Imagination Challenge!

Unity Media is seeking applications for digital innovations that help break down barriers in the digital media world. The Digital Imagination Challenge is looking for initiatives, start-ups or organizations with ground-breaking ideas, and ideally those at an early stage, that help persons with disabilities to fully participate in the digital media world. There is 20,000 […]

Last chance to join the Global Entrepreneurship Declaration!

The Global Entrepreneurship Declaration will be launched in the presence of UNIDO Officials, over 42 ministers and government representative, CEOs, investors, entrepreneurs and media in Vienna on November 24th 2017 during the UNIDO LDC (Least Developed Countries) Conference. If you are a start-up, this is your final call to register and have a chance of […]

Institut für Inklusive Bildung gGmbH wins prize for Social Entrepreneurship

The Institut für Inklusive Bildung (Institute for Inclusive Education) has won the Special Prize for Social Entrepreneurship at the 2017 KfW awards in Germany. The award ceremony took place at Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin, where The Institute was awarded for their work on training persons with disabilities as education specialists in […]

Alternative Nobel Prize for Yetnebersh Nigussie

We want to say a massive congratulations to one of our dear partners, Yetnebersh Nigussie who has been awarded as a Laureate of the 2017 Right Livelihood Award, widely referred to as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’. Yetnebersh is an Ethiopian lawyer working in the field of human rights, particularly inclusion of persons with disabilities. She […]

Some Highlights from our employment supplement

A little reminder that our employment supplement in Die Presse is still available for download from the Zero Project home page. Here is a little teaser for what’s inside: Read about Sreco Dolanc, the deaf pharmacist who graduated from a non-accessible university and go on to work in ‘Marienapotheke’, and becoming well known in the […]