Meet your #ZeroCall22 Awardees!

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The Zero Project has announced the Awardees for the 2022 Zero Project awards in the field of accessibility. 76 Innovative Practices and Policies from 35 countries will be recognized for their proven and impactful commitment to remove barriers for all.

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Innovation, Impact, Scalability

Out of 381 nominations , 160 nominations (from 54 countries) made it to the Shortlist (see the 2022 shortlist by clicking here), based on an extensive peer-review process that were influenced by the three main criteria of evaluation; (1) innovation; (2) impact; and (3) scalability. In the voting process, more than 2,000 votes decided the selection of 76 Innovative Practices and Policies of 2022.

 

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The Innovative Practices and Policies come from all sectors of society – civil society, public sector, and private sector – with a high percentage of them using ICT-based approaches to create or improve accessibility for all.

  • From public transport systems to online training;
  • from urban planning to health systems in rural areas;
  • from workplace adaptation to playgrounds and games;
  • from web-browsers to video-based sign language;
  • from corporate strategies to national action plans;
  • from online libraries to orientation system;
  • the Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies cover a wide range of solutions for a more accessible and inclusive environment for all.

The 2022 Awardees and their work is marked by inclusion, accessibility for all, and a commitment to universal design.

Further details on the Zero Project Awardees 2022 can be gathered from the Zero Project press release – click here to download a copy.

The full list of awarded Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies

(Organization name and project name, in bracket: Zero Project code); sorted alphabetically by country of domicile of the organization:

ARGENTINA

  • Asociación Tiflonexos: Biblioteca Tiflolibros: Comunidad de acceso a la lectura, aprovechamiento de la tecnología e impulso de la accesibilidad (1104)
  • Universidad Nacional de Tucuman: Enseñanza de Accesibilidad en el ambito academico (1309)

AUSTRALIA

  • Government of South Australia: Online Accessibility Policy and Toolkit (3066)
  • Travel For All: Travel For All Guide (5089)

AUSTRIA

  • Österreichische Post: Accessible post boxes (4119)

BANGLADESH

  • Centre for Disability in Development (CDD): Inclusive Rohingya Response (1148)
  • Young Power in Social Action (YPSA): Accessible E-resource Center in the University of Chittagong (1199)

BELGIUM

  • Inter: Inclusion in social distancing times (1330)

BRAZIL

  • Curitiba City Hall: Conversation in Libras (3067)
  • Escola de Gente: Comunicação em Inclusão – VEM CA – Accessible Culture App (5127)
  • Mais Diferenças: Livros em múltiplos formatos acessíveis (1105)
  • SMPED (Secretaría Municipal para personas con discapacidad de la ciudad de Sao Paulo)/PMSP: Central de Intermediação em Liras -CIL (3059)

CANADA

  • Employment and Social Development Canada: Federal Accessibility Legislation (ACA) (3011)

CHILE

  • Centro de Desarrollo de Tecnologías de Inclusión de la Universidad Católica de Chile: La Mesita – Aprender a leer jugando (“Tiny Table”) (5079)
  • Fundación Eres: Senderismo sin Limites (1236)
  • SENADIS: Preparados para Incluir (3013)

CHINA

  • Flex: Flex Zhuhai program (4117)

COLOMBIA

  • Instituto Nacional para Ciegos INCI: INCIRadio La Radio Incluyente (1066)

CROATIA

  • City of Zagreb, City Office for Social Protection and Persons with Disabilties: Accessible Zagreb Online Service (5123)

CZECH REPUBLIC

  • Hayaku s.r.o.: Cash Reader (5143)

DENMARK

  • Be My Eyes  (5011)

ETHIOPIA

  • Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD): MINCH (5058)

FRANCE

  • Atos: Global Accessibility and Digital Inclusion Policy, Governance & Program (4113)
  • FACILiti: outil dinclusion numérique (5005)
  • Signes de sens: Elix Bubble (5065)
  • Tactile Studio: Inclusive & multi-sensory pathways (4033)

GERMANY

  • Munevo: Munevo DRIVE (5017)

INDIA

  • Gudgudee: Gudgudee (4107)
  • Jan Vikas Samiti: Project Sambhav (1164)
  • Mphasis Ltd/Mphasis F1 Foundation: BIRAC – Social Alpha Quest for Assistive Technologies (4101)
  • Mphasis Ltd/Mphasis F1 Foundation: Mphasis UberAccess and UberAssist (4106)
  • Samphia Foundation: Therapy On Wheels (1166)

INDONESIA

  • Kota Kita: Participatory approach for disability-inclusive cities in Indonesia (1128)
  • Light for the World: Accessible Agriculture – The agri-lab experience (1270)
  • PUSPADI Bali: Accessible housing (1268)
  • Suarise: Tantangan Aksesibilitas (1094)

IRAQ

  • World Vision: Wash (1099)

ISRAEL

  • Access Israel: Accessible Emergency Services (1320)
  • Access Israel: Accessibility Testing and Evaluation by Undercover Clients with Disabilities (1323)
  • Enosh: The Israeli Mental Health Association: NOFESH – Accessible Tourism for People with Psychosocial Disabilities (1122)
  • JDC Israel Unlimited, Israel Elwyn, and the Israeli Ministry of Justice: Accessible Legal Services for Persons with Disabilities (1231)
  • Voiceitt (5002)

JAPAN

  • Okayama Broadcasting Co., Ltd.: Sign Language Talks Welfare Program (4120)

KENYA

  • Safaricom PLC: Diversity & Inclusion Programme (4067)

POLAND

  • Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy: Programme Accessibility Plus (3028)
  • Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna: Railway Accessibility in Lodz (4105)

ROMANIA

  • The Alternative Methods of Social Integration Association: The Urban Mobility Club (1096)

RUSSIA

  • Globe Media, LLC: globe4all (4068)

SAUDI ARABIA

  • King Abdulaziz University: Higher Education for All (1226)

SPAIN

  • Asociación de Personas con Movilidad Reducida: Park4Dis (1119)
  • Eyeharp: Eyeharp (5050)
  • Fundación CNSE: SVIsual (5083)
  • Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility, S.L: App&Town Compagnon (5010)
  • Plena Inclusión Madrid: Diccionario Fácil (5149)
  • Plena Inclusión España: Planeta Fácil (1177)
  • Transportes Metropolitanos de Barcelona: Accesibilidad Universal de los nuevos trenes del Metro de Barcelona (4087)

SWEDEN

  • Nordic Welfare Center: The future of working life – technology and digitalisation for increased inclusion (3065)
  • SubReader  (5141)

THAILAND

  • Maharakham University, Faculty of Medicine: Home for Life (1038)

TURKEY

  • Istanbul Airport: Accessibility at the Istanbul Airport (4026)

UGANDA

  • Northern Uganda Hip Hop Culture: Art and Disability (1097)

UNITED KINGDOM

  • Blue Badge Style Ltd: Blue Badge Style Access Gallery (5140)
  • Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE): ADC Program (1062)
  • Global Symbols CIC: Global Symbols CIC (5063)
  • Hassell Inclusion: Digital Accessibility Maturity Scorecard (4055)
  • Transport for London Authority: Independent Disability Advisory Group (3022)
  • Sightsavers: Accessibility Standards and Audit Pack (1133)
  • Waymap: Waymap (5028)

UNITES STATES OF AMERICA

  • ACTServices, Inc.: Universal Design in Outdoor Parks (1261)
  • BeeLine Reader: BeeLine Reader (5021)
  • Benetech: Benetech GCA publisher certification program (4124)
  • Eli Lilly: Access Lilly (4060)
  • Office of Disability Employment Policy: The ePolicyWorks Initiative (3074)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology: Deaf World Around You (1328)

VIETNAM

  • CBM: Promotion of disability inclusive and disaster prepared communities in Nho Quan (1255)

ZAMBIA

  • World Vision: water Portal (1192)

 

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