Entries by Pete Charles

Join us at the “This is my workplace” event on December 3rd, 2019!

The UN DMSPC/OHR annual International Day for Persons with Disabilities event is almost here and we are looking forward to seeing you there! What: With the UN Disability Inclusion Strategy, launched by the Secretary-General in June 2019, the United Nations is increasing its efforts to attract, recruit, develop and retain persons with disabilities. The United […]


The 16th call for proposals for SozialMarie is open! Prizes are awarded for projects that design and implement innovative solutions to societal challenges. Calls are welcome from Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Projects from Slovenia should not be more than 300 km away from Vienna. 15 solutions will be awarded, with the […]


An update on the Zero Project 2020 Awards

After a record-breaking nomination and selection process, over 80 Innovative Practices and Policies have been selected as 2020 Zero Project Awardees! We are undergoing the final final fact-checking on the selected projects, and will then spend the next few months working with the organisations to write up their inspiring projects and prepare them for the […]

Apply for LEAD20@MIT Leadership program

Our good friends at Ruderman Foundation are teaming up with MIT Sloan School of Management for the second year to offer the LEAD20@MIT program. 25 lucky influencers from all around the world will be equipped with theories and strategies in the areas of digital leadership, networking and entrepreneurship to become high impact social influencers. The […]

EASPD 2020 Employment for all Award is open!

The European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities has opened its 4th edition of the Employment for All Award. The award aims to Promote strategies that facilitate the employment of persons with disabilities on the open labour market; Provide them with equal opportunities to access gainful employment; Enable them to gain a greater […]

Find out about the European Philanthropy prizes

During the summer the European Foundation Centre have produced a short publication to promote some of the numerous prizes that their members give out. The selection shows the diversity of support that is provided by European philanthropy, which is of course not just about ‘traditional grant-making’ but much more than that. Included in the selection […]


Zero Project 2020 Shortlist announced!

For the first time ever, the Zero Project is publishing the Shortlist of projects for the Zero Project Awards. These nominated practices and policies have made it through a detailed quality check and through one round of peer-reviewing from experts – with and without disabilities – from around the world. From an incredible 469 nominations, […]

Zero Project supplement available for download

In August, the Zero Project published a supplement in a leading Austrian daily newspaper “Die Presse”. The supplement focuses on the great opportunity and benefits for businesses when employing people with disabilities. It highlights 53 examples of successful inclusion and integration, showing the benefits for the business, the employees and society in general. The supplement […]

M-Enabling Europe is almost here

The M-Enabling Forum Europe is just 2 weeks away! We’re excited to be attending this event which takes place in Düsseldorf and will focus on assistive technologies and digital accessibility. The second edition of M-Enabling Forum Europe in Germany will take place alongside REHACARE on September 19, 2019. The conference with its accompanying tabletop presentation […]