Entries by Pete Charles


Scaling-up Side Event at the CoSP co-hosted by the Zero Project

We are Excited to be hosting a side event at the Conference of State Parties on Scaling-Up and Multi-stakeholder-Dialogues, jointly with Harvard Law School Project on Disability, Beit Issie Shapiro, EASPD and Handicap International. The event will present practical examples of multi-stakeholder partnerships that have successfully supported models to grow from a local to a […]

Registration for the ENIL Freedom Drive is open

The 2017 Freedom Drive from the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is dedicated to Martin Naughton, the Father of the Freedom Drive. It is one of the key campaigns of ENIL and has been held every two years since 2003. It provides supporters of the independent living movement with the unique opportunity to meet […]


#ZeroCall18 WEBINAR!

We are pleased to announce the date for the Zero Project 2018 nominations webinar. This online, interactive presentation, hosted by the staff of the Zero Project will take place on 7th June 2017 13:30 Central European Summer Time (12:30 Central European Time). You will learn how to use the brand new nomination system, how to […]

Winners of the International Design for All Foundation announced!

A total of 36 projects/products from 13 different countries have been announced as “Good Practices 2016” by the International Design for All Foundation. The award ceremony for the 8th edition of the awards took place at the gala dinner of the 1st International Congress of Active Tourism for All, in Sant Antoni de Calonge, Girona. […]

Understood.org – Empowering parents of children with learning or attention issues

Understood.org is an online platform developed by 15 nonprofit organisations, including  Poses Family Foundation, Oak Foundation USA, Benetech and the National Center for Learning Disabilities. The platform has been developed to help parents of children aged 3-20 with learning and attention issues. The platform was developed through extensive research with more than 2,200 parents, who […]

Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity for Persons with Disabilities – Support the IDA submission

Organsations should not miss their opportunity to endorse the official submission paper prepared on behalf of the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum. The submission paper addresses the annual theme of the High-Level Political Forum through the Sustainable Development Goals that are under review for this year. The paper focuses […]