Entries by Pete Charles

Disability Rights Fund open Request for Proposals for DPOs in Malawi, Myanmar and Nigeria

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) – a grantmaking collaboration between donors and the global disability community which supports the human rights and inclusion in development of persons with disabilities – announces the opening of a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in Malawi, Myanmar, and Nigeria. DPOs in Haiti and Indonesia […]

Launch event of Disability Hub Europe

The launch event for Disability Hub Europe for Sustainable Growth and Social Innovation (DHub) will take place at the European Parliament, Brussels on 21st March 2019 from 14:00 to 18:00. DHub is a singular collaborative European thematic platform, providing involved organizations an innovative, valuable and differentiating opportunity to stand out and reinforce their sustainability leadership […]


What to expect in the coming months

What to expect in the coming months So much has happened over the last few weeks. It was impossible to read, watch and hear everything that happened across those three busy days! But don’t worry! There are so many ways that you can still be involved in the best of #ZeroCon19 over the coming weeks […]


That was the Zero Project Conference 2019

That was the Zero Project Conference 2019! The Zero Project Conference took place last week between 20th and 22nd February. More than 600 people from over 80 countries descended on the United Nations in Vienna, Austria to discuss, exhibit and present models that improve the ability for persons with disabilities to live independently and to […]


#ZeroCon19 starts next week!

The Zero Project Conference has somehow snuck up on us again! It feels like is was just a couple of months ago that we were singing the Zero Project anthem and handing over certificates in a cold and snowy Vienna! Well, we’re about to do it all again. At least the weather forecast looks better […]


Announcing the Zero Project Report 2019!

We are proud to introduce to you the Zero Project Report 2019! After more than 9 months of research, analysis and reporting, we are delighted to bring you our latest annual report, on this year’s topic Independent Living and political Participation. Inside this report you will find fact sheets of the 66 Innovative Practices, and […]


#ZeroCon19 – What to expect

In just two weeks we will already be at the United Nations and getting inspired by the wise words of presenters from all around the world. We already have experts from over 80 countries registered, which is a record for the Zero Project Conference! We cannot wait to welcome you we’re so grateful for everyone […]

Just three weeks until #ZeroCon19!

Can you believe it? The Conference is less than a month away! In under 3 weeks, we’ll be welcoming over 600 participants from all around the world to the United Nations in Vienna. There’s so much to look forward to, not only for those who are attending, but for everyone else tuning in to our […]

Just 1 week to go – Apply for EDF’s Youth Employer of the Year!

Are you an employer offering inclusive employment for young persons with disabilities finding their way in the world of work? Or are you maybe involved in an initiative assisting young persons with disabilities in finding employment that matches their talents? Then the European Disability Forum would like to hear from you! You might be named […]