Entries by Pete Charles

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Preparations underway for #ZeroCon19!

How time flies! This week we found ourselves back at the United Nations, already planning the 2019 Zero Project Conference. In just over two months we will welcome around 600 participants from over 60 countries to Vienna, Austria to join us in discussing, networking with, and celebrating innovations that help improve the lives of persons […]

G3ict Launches Digital Accessibility Rights Evaulation Index

The DARE Index, in its first edition, features 121 individual country report cards, rankings and analysis aimed at providing global benchmarks for disability advocates, governments and private sector organizations to assess their progress and identify opportunities in implementing digital accessibility for persons with disabilities. Find out more about the Index, including how it is put […]

Who’s coming to the Accessible Europe: ICT for All Forum?

Join ITU, the European Commission and more at the Forum on ICT for All. The Forum will discuss how digital innovation can help remove accessibility barriers for persons with disabilities. The event will discuss accessibility, affordability and skills development for all to ensure digital inclusion in sustainable development. It focuses on on further promoting the […]

SozialMarie call for nominations is open!

The 15th annual call for SozialMarie is open! Prizes are awarded for projects that design and implement socially innovative solutions to societal problems. Calls are welcome from Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Solvenia. 15 projects will be awarded, with the top three projects receiving prize money of €15,000, €10,000 and €5,000 and an additional twelve receiving €2,000 […]

Funding application process for the Kahane Foundation is open!

The Kahane Foundation was founded in 1991 by the late Karl Kahane as an independent, privately funded, non-political and non-religious charitable foundation. Karl Kahane considered it his duty to be on the side of the weak and to dedicate part of the proceeds from the family companies to non-for-profit organizations. The application period for funding […]

Apply for the 2019 Disability:IN Inclusion Awards!

Nominations for the 2019 Disability:IN Inclusion Awards are now open! Each year, Disability:In recognises companies dedicated to advancing disability inclusion in the workplace. Nominations are now open for Employer of the Year, Employer Resource/Business Resource Group of the Year, Supplier of the Year along with other awards. If you believe your company is truly inclusive, […]

Apply Now – Become a Nextgen Leader

Applications now Open for the Mentorship Exchange and Talent Accelerator The Disability:IN Mentorship Exchange is a six-month career mentoring opportunity for college students and recent graduates with disabilities, including veterans. Through the Mentoring Program, mentees benefit from a network of business connections. The benefits include meeting with corporate executive mentor at least twice a month […]