Entries by Pete Charles

Nomination Deadline Extended! Submit by 23rd June 2019!

We have received record-breaking numbers of nominations in the last few days. We’re in contact with many of you already and trying to answer your questions as best as we can! We want to give some extra time to complete your nominations. Therefore, we have decided to give you an extra week by extending the […]


Nomination call closes next week!

Time is running out. There is just over one week until the nomination process for the 2020 Zero Project awards closes. Don’t miss your chance to nominate your practice or policy! Don’t forget, we have loads of information that can help you, such as our 2020 nomination video, Q&A document and our 2020 Education Themes […]

Zero Project side event at Conference of State Parties to the CRPD

We are excited to be hosting a side event at the Conference of State Parties to the CRPD at the UN Headquarters in New York. We will be presenting a session on “Artificial Intelligence and the potential to increase inclusion, participation and independence for people with disabilities”. For persons with disabilities, Artificial Intelligence and other […]

Why nominating Innovative Policies is so important

The Innovative Practices rightly get a lot of attention for their amazing work around the world to improve the lives of persons with disabilities. They also normally make up more than three quarters of our awardees and show the incredible change that NGOs and businesses can create. But what about the Innovative Policies? Why should […]

The benefits of nominating early

There are still two weeks left until the nomination process for the 2020 awards closes. So why bother making your application now? Once the nomination process ends, we have very tight deadlines for each stage of the selection process. This means there is very little time for us to look at the nominations in detail […]

WSA are looking for nominations of digital solutions

Our good friends at WSA are once again seeking nominations for digital innovations that improve society. Selected projects benefit by becoming part of a worldwide network with lifelong partnership and integration. At the 2019 WSA event, more than 400 delegates met in Cascais, Portugal, to share the best digital innovations, turning Portugal into a global […]

Help us find the most innovative education policies

We need help in identifying the most innovative policies from all around the world that support education for people with disabilities. Each year we award between 10 and 15 Innovative Policies in order to celebrate achievements at a government level that implement real and lasting change. But we cannot do this if the policies are […]