Zero Project Publications

Zero Project Almanac 2017: The years 2013-2016 (english, accessible pdf)

Zero Project Report 2016 on Inclusive Education and ICT

Zero Project Analysis 2016 on Early Childhood Intervention (english, pdf)

Zero Project Report 2015 on Independent Living and Political Participation (english, pdf)

Zero Project Report Austria 2015 on Independent Living/Political Participation (german, pdf)

Zero Project Handbuch 2015 (german, pdf)

Zero Project Report 2014 on Accessibility (full version, english, pdf)

Zero Project Report 2013 on Employment (full version, english, pdf)

Factsheets of Innovative Practices and Policies

Factsheets of Innovative Practices and Policies 2017

Innovative Policies 2017

Australia: One platform for all – from assistance to incentives for employers (English, pdf)

Bangladesh, ILO: A target and a push for inclusive skills training and employment (English, pdf)

Canada: Creating employer demand for inclusive hiring (English, pdf)

Chile: Training and placing the vulnerable in Chile (English, pdf)

Ecuador: All-Sector-Cooperation creating jobs in thousands of companies (English, pdf)

Ecuador: Government supporting self-employment and microfinance (English, pdf)

Egypt: A national cooperation to push employment in ICT (English, pdf)

Malaysia: Returning Malaysians with acquired disabilities to work (English, pdf)

Peru: Model promoting decent work for persons with all kinds of disabilities (English, pdf)

Saudi Arabia: Quotas, support and subsidies for private employers (English, pdf)

United States: State-wide, long-term inclusion in the open labour market (English, pdf)

Innovative Practices 2017

Afghanistan: Government supporting community-led micro-enterprises (English, pdf)

Armenia: A full chain of support from primary school to employment (English, pdf)

Armenia: Large-scale, all-encompassing training and transition programme (English, pdf)

Austria: Comprehensive support and jobs for persons with epilepsy (English, pdf)

Austria: An all-encompassing service package leading to employment in the open labour market. (English, pdf)

Austria: Sheltered workshops piloting ‘cooperations’ and the transition to the open labour market (English, pdf)

Austria: Full-time, unlimited jobs in facility management (English, pdf)

Bangladesh: Initiating microfinancing and microenterprises for a whole city sub-district (English, pdf)

Bangladesh: A comprehensive training and transition model involving hundreds of partnerships (English, pdf)

Belgium: 28-week employment training programme (English, pdf)

Canada: Providing summer internships for young people with disabilities (English, pdf)

Canada/India/Nepal/Bangladesh: Persuading employers that inclusive employment can support their business case (English, pdf)

Chile: Large-scale rehabilitation project provided by an insurance company (English, pdf)

Chile: A certification scheme creating job opportunities for young people with intellectual disabilities (English, pdf)

Egypt: Large-scale support for employers who have to meet a quota of employees with disabilities (English, pdf)

Egypt: Focusing on employer needs and creating hundreds of jobs for young people with intellectual disabilities (English, pdf)

Ethiopia: Alternative ways for successful job applications (English, pdf)

Germany: Being employed by a university for the duration of PhD study (English, pdf)

Germany: A whole IKEA department run by persons with disabilities (English, pdf)

Germany: Persons with intellectual disabilities working as university lecturers (English, pdf)

India: Creating an inclusive strategy for a multinational company (English, pdf)

India: Inclusive organic agriculture farming for all, with approximately half being persons with disabilities (English, pdf)

India: Launching a specialized microfinance bank for women with disabilities (English, pdf)

India: Jewellery production – creating jobs for persons with intellectual disabilities (English, pdf)

India: Fighting unemployment with training centres and by influencing legal frameworks (English, pdf)

Ireland: Hospital internships as a strong bridge to the open labour market (English, pdf)

Ireland: Support programme for young people leaving school (English, pdf)

Israel: Universal training and job services for persons with psychosocial disabilities (English, pdf)

Israel: Two-year-transition period for young people with autism (English, pdf)

Jamaica: Training professional baristas in the Caribbean (English, pdf)

Lebanon/Palestine: Changing the hiring policies of companies leading to hundreds of new jobs for young people with disabilities (English, pdf)

Lesotho: Placing teachers with disabilities in regular schools (English, pdf)

Nepal: Felting and knitting skills as the key to self-employment (English, pdf)

Nepal: Training and seed financing within local communities (English, pdf)

Netherlands/Philippines: A “sales unit” to connect Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and the business world (English, pdf)

Paraguay: How to successfully apply for jobs in the public and private sector (English, pdf)

Romania: Offering the services of well-trained persons with intellectual disabilities to private-sector companies (English, pdf)

Romania: A shortcut to the open labour market (English, pdf)

Russia: Building bridges to multinationals and Russian companies (English, pdf)

Singapore: A company employing 90 per cent persons with disabilities by structuring the work processes to accommodate them (English, pdf)

South Africa: Jobs for adults with intellectual disabilities following intensive developmental and career path training (English, pdf)

South Africa: A multifunctional hub towards the open labour market (English, pdf)

Spain: Adding a university degree to job placement (English, pdf)

Spain: A voluntary certificate for companies required to implement minimum standards on CSR and disability (English, pdf)

Spain: Entrepreneurship training for persons with disabilities (English, pdf)

Taiwan: A bank uses its networks to create career options for persons with visual impairments (English, pdf)

Turkey: Employment in the open labour market for persons with Down Syndrome (English, pdf)

Turkey: Online job-platform used by more than 10,000 jobseekers with disabilities (English, pdf)

United Kingdom: People with intellectual disabilities as project coordinators (English, pdf)

United Kingdom/Uganda: Jobs for the most marginalised people with disabilities (English, pdf)

United Kingdom/Global: Encouraging a variety of approached in creating jobs for people with visual impairments (English, pdf)

USA: Empowering school girls with disabilities (English, pdf)

USA/Vietnam: IT training for people with disabilities (English, pdf)

USA: Three internships to provide a variety of career options (English, pdf)

USA: Providing a variety of career services for high school students with disabilities (English, pdf)

Vietnam: Vocational training and meaningful jobs for persons who are blind or visually impaired (English, pdf)

Factsheets of Innovative Practices and Policies 2016

Innovative Policies 2016

Brazil: Brazil’s billion dollar National Plan for Inclusive Education
Canada: Canada´s New Brunswick forbids segregated education
Costa Rica: Boosting the employability of Costa Ricans with disabilities
Estonia: Access to higher education in Estonia
EU-USA: Transatlantic e-Accessibility standards cooperation
Ghana: Inclusive Education rolled out throughout Ghana
International: Mandatory minimum standards for education in emergencies
Iraqi Kurdistan: Inclusive Education in post-war instability
Ireland: Universal Design in Irish Tourism Services as a business case
Italy: In Italy, students with disabilities are not segregated
Montenegro: Changing exclusionary behaviour patterns through advocacy
USA: Promoting school readiness and a head start for all

Innovative Practices 2016

Armenia: Training the teachers and their trainers in Inclusive Education
Australia: Developing indicators for Inclusive Education in the Pacific region
Australia: Providing live transcripts of lessons and instant feedback to teachers
Australia: Using pictures to promote health
Australia: Providing a university experience for persons with intellectual disabilities
Australia: Giving a voice to children with disabilities
Austria: Creating smart accessible media using RoboBraille
Austria: Preparing young people for real jobs in bakeries
Austria: Easy-to-read newspaper articles, written by persons with learning difficulties
Austria: An all-stakeholder approach towards Inclusive Education
Austria: Preventing bullying against women with learning difficulties
Austria: A tablet that creates Braille, graphics, maps and more
Austria: Promoting innovative assistive technologies internationally
Austria: A computer mouse steered with the mouth
Austria: The sign language Avatar Project
Bangladesh: Accessible learning materials for students with visual impairments
Bangladesh: Creating a role model of Inclusive Education
Bangladesh: A holistic approach toward Inclusive Education in Bangladesh
Belgium: Bridging the gap to the ICT industry
Belgium: Supporting teachers with comprehensive reports on pupil’s needs
Belgium: Jobs in kindergartens and elder care for persons with intellectual disabilities
Brazil: One children’s book in nine accessible formats
Burkina Faso: Multi-stakeholder approach towards Inclusive Education in Burkina Faso
Cambodia: Inclusive Education for Cambodian children who are blind or deaf
Canada: A sign language curriculum especially for parents
Canada: Supporting architects and urban planners to understand accessibility
Finland: All you need to know to open the door to the labour market
Finland: Finish anti-bullying programme for schools going international
France: E-Learning for teachers, caregivers and families
Germany: Moving step-by-step toward an inclusive university
Germany: Persons with learning difficulties working as IT trainers
Germany: New museum experiences for persons with learning difficulties
Germany: Remote speech-to-text and sign language interpretation
Hungary: English skills for persons with learning difficulties
India: Indian campaign to educate visually-impaired children is going global
India: Guidelines and toolkits to promote fully accessible schools
USA: A curriculum for advancing the UN CRPD – in six languages
India: Vocational training leading directly to jobs in the open labour market
United Kingdom: Reducing all forms of prejudice-based bullying
Israel: Accessible websites created “automatically”
Israel: Teaching sign language to everyone in an entertaining way
Italy: Using iPads to create multiple information channels
Italy: Video-interpreting service for sign language and foreign languages
Italy: Music as an education and communication tool for students with Autism
Italy: Simulating a supermarket as a learning environment
Jordan: Video emergency line for persons with hearing-impairments
Kosovo: Creating inclusive pre-school institutions
Luxembourg: Training careers, family members and staff via a web platform
Macedonia and Serbia: Assistive technologies and teacher training in mainstream schools
Mexico: How to teach students with and without disabilities equally
Nepal: Accessible books for vision-impaired students using Android technology
Netherlands: Using courts and litigation for the right to Inclusive Education
Nicaragua: Creating communities for early childhood interventions
Norway: Adding Universal Design in ICT student curricula
Pakistan: Quality healthcare and counselling through video technology
Rwanda: Access to education for refugee children with disabilities
Rwanda, Ethiopia and Kenya: Inclusive vocational training and workplaces for youth with disabilities
Serbia: An e-learning platform for audio and video learning materials
South Africa: Finding employment by profound training
South Africa: Improving speech by visualizing it
Spain: Controlling the computer with eye movements
Spain: Teaching blind students in regular school classes
Spain: Breaking down barriers to scientific knowledge
Spain: Learning to manage one’s own personal finances
Spain: Controlling the computer with eye movements
Spain: Controlling the computer with eye movements
United Kingdom: Reducing all forms of prejudice-based bullying
United Kingdom: Wayfindr: Empowering vision impaired people to travel independently
Turkey: Social inclusion through Special Olympics Unified Sports Recreation
USA: One accessible textbook platform for all universities
United Kingdom: Preventing bullying in English schools
United Kingdom: Reducing all forms of prejudice-based bullying
United Kingdom: Wayfindr: Empowering vision impaired people to travel independently
USA: Creating school communities of acceptance, inclusion and respect
United Kingdom: Video sign language interpretation for bank customers
USA: Creating school communities of acceptance, inclusion and respect
USA: A curriculum for advancing the UN CRPD – in six languages
USA: One accessible textbook platform for all universities
USA: Analyzing the whole policy framework to identify barriers towards inclusion
USA: Creating school communities of acceptance, inclusion and respect
Vietnam: Low-cost technology for young people with vision impairment
Vietnam: Transforming special schools into Support Centres
United Kingdom: Video sign language interpretation for bank customers
Zimbabwe: Inclusive school systems rolled-out in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe: Integrating Inclusive Education in local communities in Zimbabwe

Factsheets of Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies 2015

Innovative Policies 2015

Austria (Upper Austria): Peer counselling as an approved profession (MS Word file) (PDF)
Belgium (Flanders): Personal Assistance Budget (MS Word file) (PDF)
Japan: Enfranchising people under guardianship (MS Word file) (PDF)
Luxembourg: Funding a national disability information centre (MS Word file) (PDF)
New Zealand: Improving access to electoral events (MS Word file) (PDF)
South Africa: Ensuring equal access for Members of Parliament (MS Word file) (PDF)
Spain: Voting and participating in the electoral process (MS Word file) (PDF)
Sweden: Personal Ombudsmen (MS Word file) (PDF)
Sweden: The right to a personal assistance budget (MS Word file) (PDF)
Uganda: Reserved elected seats for persons with disabilities (MS Word file) (PDF)
United Kingdom: Funding for running for an elected office (MS Word file) (PDF)

Innovative Practices 2015

Argentina: Regional network to promote legal capacity of people with psychosocial disabilities (MS Word file) (PDF)
Australia: Individual Supported Living in Australia (MS Word file) (PDF)
Australia (State of Victoria): Voting independently and privately (MS Word file) (PDF)
Austria: UNIKATE (MS Word file) (PDF)
Belgium (Flanders): Training for an active role in society (MS Word file) (PDF)
Belgium (Flanders): Stimulating political participation for persons with an intellectual disability (MS Word file) (PDF)
Belgium (Flanders): “Proefwonen” – Fast access to affordable homes (MS Word file) (PDF)
Canada (British Columbia): Microboards: Small non-profits for supported decision-making (MS Word file) (PDF)
Chile: Regional network to promote legal capacity of people with psychosocial disabilities (MS Word file) (PDF)
Colombia: Regional network to promote legal capacity of people with psychosocial disabilities (MS Word file) (PDF)
Croatia: Voting without legal capacity (MS Word file) (PDF)
Croatia: Living alone with individualized support (MS Word file) (PDF)
Denmark: Study kit about citizenship and personal rights (MS Word file) (PDF)
Europe (European Union): Diverting EU funds towards community-based care (MS Word file) (PDF)
Finland: Accessible election information for visually impaired people (MS Word file) (PDF)
France/Czech Republic/United Kingdom (Scotland): Guidelines for accessible elections in Europe (MS Word file) (PDF)
Germany: The employer model in personal assistance (MS Word file) (PDF)
Germany: MOBILE, an all-round support program (MS Word file) (PDF)
Germany: Persons with disabilities employing their assistants (MS Word file) (PDF)
Ireland: Offering individualised support and sharing lessons learned (MS Word file)(PDF)
Israel: Supportive Housing: helping young adults to live independently (MS Word file) (PDF)
Italy: De-Institutionalisation and Community Living since 1980 (MS Word file) (PDF)
Jamaica: A business approach to sustainable community living (MS Word file) (PDF)
Mexico: Regional network to promote legal capacity of people with psychosocial disabilities (MS Word file) (PDF)
Moldova: Returning children to their families and an inclusive environment (MS Word file) (PDF)
Nepal: Training to actively engage in civic rights (MS Word file) (PDF)
Norway: Personal assistance is custom-designed (MS Word file) (PDF)
Papua New Guinea: Inclusion of children and youth with hearing impairments (MS Word file) (PDF)
Peru: Regional network to promote legal capacity of people with psychosocial disabilities (MS Word file) (PDF)
Rwanda: Empowerment through peer-to-peer support (MS Word file) (PDF)
Serbia: Online platform on community-based services (MS Word file) (PDF)
South Africa: Creating abilities from disabilities (MS Word file) (PDF)
South Africa: Cheap tool to make ballot papers accessible to the blind (MS Word file) (PDF)
South Africa: Sexual Abuse Victim Empowerment program (MS Word file) (PDF)
Spain: Free personal assistance proves cost-effective (MS Word file) (PDF)
United Kingdom: Using mainstream lower-cost home automation (MS Word file) (PDF)
United Kingdom: A “brokerage” service to provide short breaks (MS Word file) (PDF)
United Kingdom: User-led organization teaching and inspiring others (MS Word file) (PDF)
United Kingdom: Helpline and platform on personalized care (MS Word file) (PDF)
United States of America: “Infiltration strategy” for women and girls with disabilities (MS Word file) (PDF)
United States of America: Strengthening electoral systems to be inclusive and accessible (MS Word file) (PDF)
Yemen: Employment and inclusion of rural girls with hearing impairments (MS Word file) (PDF)
Zimbabwe: Enfranchising People with Disabilities in Zimbabwe (MS Word file) (PDF)

Factsheets of Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies 2014

Innovative Policies 2014

Australia: Development aid as key enabler for accessibility

China: Hong Kong’s retrofitting and access coordinator programme

Colombia: Internet for 500,000 disadvantaged Colombians

Germany: Mandatory barrier free construction in Berlin

India: Copyright exception for accessible formats

Solo City (Indonesia): Access to transport that can be enforced

Ireland: Accessible service for energy customers

Japan: Cheaper mortgages for accessible homes

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia): Monitoring and enforcing accessibility

Norway: Universal design in non-discrimination law

Qatar: Comprehensive eAccessibility Policy

South Africa: Inclusive design of Cape Town’s Bus System

Spain: Public-private partnership for accessibility

Uganda: Mandatory accessibility standards

London 2012 (United Kingdom): The most inclusive Olympics and Paralympics ever

Innovative Practices 2014

Australia_NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access)

Austria_ways4all

Austria_RelayService

Austria_ÖZIV access

Austria_MoVih – mobility in public transport

Austria_MathInBraille

Austria_Easy entrance

Austria_Barrierefreie Bank

Austria_AppHear

Austria_AccessibleMap

Austria_wege-finden.at

Brazil_RIOinclui

Brazil_Escola de Gente

Belgium_Intro vzw

Belgium_Inclusion Europe aisbl

Colombia_Digital inclusion kit

Chile_Cetram

Denmark_Most accessible offi ce

Ethiopia_Guide to accessible Ethiopia

Estonia_Accessible TUT

France_SCOP Le Messageur

France_Artesens

France_ACCEO

Germany_PIKSL

Germany_VerbaVoice

Germany_wheelmap.org

India_eSpeak Text to Speech Engine

Ireland_Home from home apartment

Japan_Evacuation manual in DAISY

Macedonia_E-accessible education

Mexico_Accessibility guide for workplaces

Montenegro_Accessible transport

Norway_Scandic Hotels

Portugal_ColorADD

Qatar_Mada

Singapore_BCA Universal Design (UD) Mark

South Africa_ATHENA

Spain_Towns and Cities for All

Spain_EMT Madrid

Spain_AspaceNet

Spain_Amóvil

Presentations from the Zero Project Conference

Presentations of the Zero Project Conference 2017 - Wednesday

Opening of the Zero Project Conference

12:30 – 12:45 M1: Opening Keynote Speech_Daniela Bas_United Nations_United States (English, pdf)

12:45 – 13:00 M1: Opening Keynote Speech_Minister Alois Stoeger_Federal Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection_Austria (German, pdf)

Presentations and discussions on Practices and Policies

14:30 – 15:45 M3: Comprehensive employment models from Subsaharan Africa_Robert Ransom_Ethiopian Centre for Disability and Development_Ethiopia (English, pdf)

14:30 – 15:45 M3: Comprehensive employment models from Subsaharan Africa_Thomas Bezuidenhout_Cape Mental Health_PRA173329 (English, pdf)

14:30 – 15:45 M3: Comprehensive employment models from Subsaharan Africa_Marna De Bruyn_Living Link_South Africa_PRA170205 The Living Link Presentation (English, pdf)

14:30 – 15:45 M3: Comprehensive employment models from Subsaharan Africa_Retta Getachew_Ethiopian Centre for Disability and Development_Ethiopia_PRA171949 (English, pdf)

14:30 – 15:45 M6: Successful rehabilitation strategies. Taking care of your workforce_Ann Hoy_Accessibility Directorate of Ontario_Canada (English, pdf)

14:30 – 15:45 M6: Successful rehabilitation strategies. Taking care of your workforce_Paz Garcia_Mutual de Seguridad_Chile (English, pdf)

14:30 – 15:45 M6: Successful rehabilitation strategies – Taking care of your workforce_Paz Garcia_Mutual de Seguridad_Chile_PRA171230 (English, pdf)

14:30 – 15:45 M6: Successful Rehabilitation Strategies – Taking care of your workforce – Graphic Facilitation (English, pdf)

16:00 – 17:15 M3: Employment strategies especially for the blind and visually impaired_Florence Orban_Royal London Society for Blind People_United Kingdom (English, pdf)

16:00 – 17:15 M3: Employment strategies especially for the blind and visually impaired_Le Van-Nga_Nhat Hong Centre for The Blind and Visually Impaired_PRA172046 (English, pdf)

16:00 – 17:15 M3: Employment strategies for the blind and visually impaired – Graphic Facilitation (English, pdf)

Closing Keynote of the Day

17:15 – 17:30 M1: Closing Keynote of the Day_Graeme Whippy_Channel 4 Television_United Kingdom (English, pdf)

Tech Show

Tech Show_Eliav Rodman_OrCam (English, pdf)

Tech Show_Ivan Carmona_Ilunion – Foundation ONCE_Spain_EcaTIC (English, pdf)

Tech Show_Language People – Global Language Solutions (English, pdf)

Tech Show_Sesame Enable (English, pdf)

Tech Show_SpeechCode (English, pdf)

Tech Show_Step-Hear (English, pdf)

Tech Show_Viamigo_Belgium (English, pdf)

Tech Show_Walburga Fröhlich_Capito App_Austria (English, pdf)

Tech Show_Dominik Schreiber_Mopius – Menu Speak_Austria (English, pdf)

Business & Employers Day

B&E Day. A case study of employing persons with autism_Elisabeth Krön_Specialisterne_Austria (English, pdf)

B&E Day. Building strong and strategic partnerships to successfully employ people with disabilities_Virginia Carcedo_Inserta_Spain (English, pdf)

B&E Day. The business case of employing persons with disabilities_Patrick Romzek_Cisco International_United States (English, pdf)

B&E DayThe Diversity Journey. Challenges and how facilitators make hiring successful_Meera Shenoy_Youth4Jobs_India (English, pdf)

Presentations of the Zero Project Conference 2017 - Thursday

Keynote Speeches

09:45 – 10:00 M1: Keynote speech_Shira Ruderman_Ruderman Family Foundation_Israel-United States (English, pdf)

15:00 – 15:15 M1: Keynote Speech – Next level political participation_Helga Stevens_MEP European Parliament_Belgium (English, pdf)

Presentations and discussions on Policies and Practices

10:00 – 10:45 M1: Creating Change: Success factors for initiating employment models_Gaetane Bleher_Handicap International_France (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M1: Inclusive business strategies of multinational companies_Samir Gadgil_Wipro Infotech_India_PRA171952 (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M2: Transition models that start in secondary school and high school_Desmond Henry_WALK_Ireland_PRA173190 (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M2: Transition models that start in secondary school and high school_Karen Royston_Georgia Committee for the Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Inc._United States_PRA171896 (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M2: Transition models that start in secondary school and high school_Lauren Lindstrom_University of Oregon_PRA173047 (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M3: Matchmaking platforms. How to connect job seekers and employers successfully_Mehmet Kiziltas_Engelsizkariyer_Turkey_PRA171689 (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M6: Against all odds. Successful models of scaling up innovations_Jean Judes_Beit Issie Shapiro_Israel (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M6 Against all odds. Successful models of scaling up innovations_Tara Doheny_Genio Trust_Ireland (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M1: Engaging with employer associations and company networks_Jane Lu_Standard Chartered Bank Limited_Taiwan_PRA172005 (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M1: Engaging with employer associations and company networks_Fernando Riano Ilunion – Bequal Foundation_PRA172052 (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M1: Engaging with employer associations and company networks_Ramez Maher_Helm_Egypt_PRA171873 (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M2: Focusing on skills and abilities of special people_Elisabeth Pless_Institut for Epilepsie_Austria_PRA170882 (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M2: Focusing on skills and abilities of special people_Jolien Smis_LetsCo_Belgium_PRA171682 (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M2: Focusing on skills and abilities of special people_Selver Yolsever_Down Syndrome Association_Turkey_PRA173348  (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M2: Focusing on skills and abilities of special people_Shirley Kenny_Avnei Derech Mechina_Israel_PRA171907 (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M2: Focusing on skills and abilities of special people_Tashi Widmer_Deaf Can Coffee_Jamaica_PRA173360 (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M2: Focusing on skills and abilities of special people – Graphic Facilitation (English, pdf)

13:30 – 14:45 M3: Microfinancing to kickstart self-employment of persons with disabilities_Vashkar Bhattacharjee_YPSA – Young Power in Social Action_Bangladesh_PRA171999 (English, pdf)

15:00 – 16:15 M2: Promising reforms in technical and vocational education and training_Nguyet Dinh_Catholic Relief Services_Vietnam (English, pdf)

15:00 – 16:15 M3: Economic empowerment: Supporting entrepreneurship, self-employment and start-ups_Minister Santiago Leon_Ministry of Industry and Productivity_Ecuador (English, pdf)

15:00 – 16:45 M3: Economic empowerment. Supporting entrepreneurship, self-employment and start-ups_Sabina Lobato_Fundacion ONCE_Spain_PRA172057 (English, pdf)

15:00 – 16:15 M6: Comprehensive employment models from the Middle East and Northern Africa_Madeleine Azmy_SETI Centre for Training Studies on Disability_Egypt_PRA173281 (English, pdf)

16:30 – 17:45 M1: Give it a try – the power of internships and summer jobs for creating jobs_Laura Stokley_Community Living Sarnia_Canada_PRA171539 (English, pdf)

16:30 – 17:45 M1: Give it a try – the power of internships and summer jobs for creating jobs_Peter Furlong_Kare_Ireland_PRA172355 (English, pdf)

16:30 – 17:45 M1: Give it a try – the power of internships and summer jobs for creating jobs_Susie Rutkowski_Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Centre_United States_PRA171399 (English, pdf)

16:30 – 17:45 M1: Give it a try – The power of internships and summer jobs for creating jobs_Galia Granot_Ruderman Family Foundation_Israel-United States (English, pdf)

16:30 – 17:45 M2: Handicraft training that ‘works’_Sangita Pant_EPSA_Nepal_PRA170563 (English, pdf)

16:30 – 17:45 M2: Handicraft training that ‘works’_Tracy Vaughan Gough_Sightsavers_United Kingdom_PRA173297 (English, pdf)

16:30 – 17:45 M2: Handicraft training that ‘works’ – Graphic Facilitation (English, pdf)

Presentations of the Zero Project Conference 2017 - Friday

Friday Opening

09:30 – 10:00 M1: Amelie Saupe_Zero Project_Japan_Opening_Social Indicators (English, pdf)

Presentations and discussions on Policies and Practices

11:00 – 12:15 M1: Comprehensive employment models from South and Southeast Asia_Cees Van Breugel_Woord en Daad_Netherlands_PRA171417 (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M2: Comprehensive employment models from South America_Carola Rubia Duran_Fundacion Descubreme_Chile_PRA173389 (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M3: Peer education models: Person with disabilities as teachers and trainers_Philippa Bragman_CHANGE_United Kingdom (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M3: Peer education models: Persons with disabilities as teachers and trainers_Jan Wulf-Schnabel_Siftung Drachansee_Germany (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M3: Peer education models: Persons with disabilities as teachers and trainers_Mampoi Theko_Ministry of Education and Training_Lesotho_PRA173414 (English, pdf)

11:00 – 12:15 M3: Peer Education Models: Persons with disabilities as teachers and trainers – Graphic Facilitation (English, pdf)

12:30 – 13:45 M1: Crafting successfully transitions from sheltered employment settings into the open labour market_Andreas Jesse_autArk Soziale Dienstleistungs GmbH_Austria_PRA171863  (English, pdf)

12:30 – 13:45 M1: Crafting successfully transitions from sheltered employment settings into the open labour market_Cerasela Nicolet_PRO Act Support_Hungary_PRA170739 (English, pdf)

12:30 – 13:45 M1: Crafting successfully transitions from sheltered employment settings into the open labour market_Irad Eichler_Shekulo Tov_Israel_PRA171254 (English, pdf)

12:30 – 13:45 M3: Cooperating with universities to open up the labour market_Antonio Martinez-Pujalte_University Miguel Hernandez_Spain_PRA170779 (English, pdf)

12:30 – 13:45: M3: Cooperating with universities to open up the labour market_Jan Wulf-Schnabel_Siftung Drachensee_Germany_PRA171780 (English, pdf)

12:30 – 13:45 M3: Cooperating with Universities to open up the labour market – Graphic Facilitation (English, pdf)

14:45 – 16:00 M2: Comprehensive employment models from Central and Eastern Europe_Anahit Yernjakyan_Save the Children_Armenia_PRA172042 (English, pdf)

14:45 – 16:00 M2:Comprehensive employment models from Central and Eastern Europe_Hripsime Nazaretyan_Bridge of Hope_Armenia_PRA173314 (English, pdf)

14:45 – 16:00 M2: Comprehensive employment models from Central and Eastern Europe_Oksana Chuchunkova_Perspektiva_Russia_PRA172101 (English, pdf)

Farewell and lookout to 2017-18

16:00 – 17:00 M1: Farewell and Lookout to 2017-2018_Robert Kaspar_Special Olympics Austria (English, pdf)

Press Releases

Economic empowerment for all: Zero Project Report 2017 presented at the UN Human Rights Council (English, MS Word)
Zero Project Report 2017 out now and available for download (English, MS Word)
Zero Project shortlists 20 policies and 97 practices from 32 countries (English, MS Word)
UN disability summit (CoSP9): Four events will feature the Zero Project (English, MS Word)
Zero Project Report 2016 presented at the 31st session of the UN Human Rights Council (English, MS Word)
UN Forum on Accessible Urban Development features the Zero Project (English, MS Word)
Zero Project Shortlists 200 Innovative Practices and Policies (English, MS Word)
Zero Project receives 337 nominations from 98 countries (English, MS Word)
UN disability summit in New York (CoSP8): Four events will feature the Zero Project (English, MS Word)
Side event at 28th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva (English, MS Word)
This was Zero Project Conference 2015 (English, MS Word)
Zero Project Team 2015 receives GAATES Award (German, MS Word)
Release Zero Project Report 2015 (English, MS Word)
Release Zero Project Report 2015 (German, MS Word)
Zero Project goes New York – Conference of States Parties (German, PDF)
June 2014: Zero Project at the Maputo Review Conferencee (German, MS Word, barriere-free)
Press Release: Review of the Zero Project Conference 2014 (English, PDF)
Press Release: Review of the Zero Project Conference 2014 (English, MS Word, barriere-free)
Presseaussendung: Rückschau auf die Zero Project Conference 2014 (German, PDF)
Presseaussendung: Rückschau auf die Zero Project Conference 2014 (German, MS Word, barriere free)

Photos and Drawings

Zero Project Conference 2017: Award Ceremony

Zero Project Conference 2017: Tech Show

Zero Project Conference 2017: Business and Employers Day

Photos: Awards of Innovative Policies and Practices 2016

Photos: Zero Project Conference 2016 General Conference impressions

Photos: Zero Project conference 2016 Tech Show

Photos: Zero Project Conference 2016 Exhibition

Photos: GAATES Award Zero Project Conference 2015

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Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet

Photos: Awards of Innovative Policies and Practices 2015

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Photos: Impressions from the Zero Project Conference 2015

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Verleihung des Zero Project Award / UNO-City
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Zero Project mit GAATES Award of Recognition ausgezeichnet
Verleihung des Zero Project Award / UNO-City
Verleihung des Zero Project Award / UNO-City
Verleihung des Zero Project Award / UNO-City
Verleihung des Zero Project Award / UNO-City
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Verleihung des Zero Project Award / UNO-City
Verleihung des Zero Project Award / UNO-City
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Drawings from Ms. Petra Plicka at the Zero Project Conference 2015

Photos: Awards of Innovative Policies and Innovative Practices 2014

Photos: Impressions from the Zero Project Conference 2014

Zero Project Videos

Questionnaires

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