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Zero Project Events during COSP15: June 14 – 16, 2022

Date
09.06.2022
Author
Robin Tim Weis
COSP15 logo next to Zero Project logo

The Zero Project will be well represented in various forums during the 15th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP15) at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, from June 14-16. During COSP15, the election of nine members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with disabilities will be conducted.

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Join the Zero Project Team as Communications Officer

Date
02.06.2022
Author
Maria Chiara Franco
Globe next to text "We are hiring, Communications Officer part-time, Join the team"

Join the Zero Project Team as Communications Officer and become part of something larger than yourself, pursuing a world with zero barriers with an international team.

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Connect with the Zero Project and its Awardees at Events worldwide

Date
23.05.2022
Author
Maria Chiara Franco
Photo of the Zero Project Team next to the logos of all the events mentioned in the blog post.

The event season is almost back to normal after two years of virtual events, and the Zero Project Team is eager to return to meeting (in person and virtually) innovative solutions, people, and organizations that work to improve the daily lives and legal rights of all persons with disabilities. The Zero Project would be delighted to connect with you at these exciting events!

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Web-accessibility benefits everyone

Date
19.05.2022
Author
Werner Rosenberger
Text: #GAAD "Web-accessibility benefits everyone", by Werner Rosenberger. Photos: 1) Werner Rosenberger portrait outdoors; sitting in wheelchair and looking at the camera; 2) Regular keyboard next to a Braille keyboard

If the term web-accessibility pops up in your newsfeed more often these days, it’s not a coincidence. And while it has become a buzzword by now, it isn’t always clear what it means in practice. How does it relate to your business, and what do you need to do to make your products and services accessible? Will it pay off? And what is this new EU-Directive all about? We asked Werner Rosenberger, Certified Web Accessibility Expert at the Austrian Association in Support of the Blind and Visually Impaired and Project Manager for the Web Accessibility Certificate Austria (WACA), to bring us up to speed on the status of web-accessibility in Europe, and how businesses can reap the benefits of creating products and services for all.

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#ZeroCall23 is ready for your nomination(s)!

Date
02.05.2022
Author
Judith Hermetter
White illustration of a globe on dark green background. Lines connecting dots around the world. Text reads "nominate now" #ZeroCall23"

The Zero Project Call for Nominations 2023 (#ZeroCall23) on Independent Living & Political Participation, and ICT is now open.

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Save the date: #ZeroConLatam22 on May 25-26, 2022

Date
21.04.2022
Author
Judith Hermetter
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The Zero Project Latin America is pleased to invite you to the Zero Project Conference 2022 for Latin America and the Spanish-speaking world on Accessibility and ICT, organized by Fundación Descúbreme jointly with Fundación ONCE.

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