Zero Project India Conference and CII-IBDN National Conference

19-20 September 2023

New Delhi, India


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The Zero Project India Conference and CII-IBDN National Conference (#ZeroConIndia) took place September 19-20, 2023, and aimed to be a key event in the disability inclusion calendar in India. The Conference proved to be a unique and highly influential event. It brought together diverse stakeholders from India or with an interest in India and South Asia to introduce and promote innovative solutions for achieving a more inclusive society for persons with disabilities.

The Conference was jointly organised by the Zero Project and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and was supported by Omidyar Network India. The lead partner for the conference was Youth4Jobs. Other partners of the conference were GDi Partners, Axis Bank Foundation and The Hans Foundation.

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"Global Networks and Innovations for Inclusive Employment in India"

#ZeroConIndia is part of the Zero Project's work to support all stakeholders interested in innovation and scaling. The Conference is designed to be an annual hub for all these activities for India and the whole region. This year's Conference theme, "Global Networks and Innovations for Inclusive Employment in India" aims to foster dialogue, collaboration, and knowledge exchange to drive positive change in disability inclusion.

The Conference will connect the global network of the Zero Project with the Indian community of persons with disabilities, its ecosystems of innovators, the tech and business sector, grassroots organisation and the public sector. The Conference builds bridges between India and all other countries, and by providing a platform for shared learning and innovative practices.

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The Zero Project India Conference and CII-IBDN National Conference (#ZeroConIndia) saw participation from stakeholders representing various sectors, including government, private sector, and civil society, who engaged in discussions and deliberations focused on disability inclusion in the subcontinent.

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