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              • Harmonization of ICT standards across the Atlantic

                In 2004 the international standards cooperation was initiated to create a framework for developing a wide range of applications that will make ICT products and services more accessible in both continents. Moreover, it facilitates trade between these regions. By 2017, 90% of all standards have been harmonized.
                United States Access Board, United States – European Union – U.S. Access Board & European Commission – International e-Accessibility Standards, United States of America

              • Four women in work uniforms hold trays with bakery products in front of them. There are ovens in the background and more trays with bakery products on the side

                A catering service training and vocation programme

                Floare de Cireş is a catering service in the town of Razeni in Modava founded in 2012 to give disadvantaged young people a chance to get their first job. In 2015 the project was extended to include a workplace training programme, which more than 100 people with disabilities had completed by 2020.
                Eco-Razeni Association, Floare de Cireş, Moldova

              • A man and a woman sit at a table at the front of a classroom, facing the classroom next to a FUWAVITA poster. Ten young people are sitting in the classroom looking towards the front.

                Entrepreneurship training programme for women with disabilities

                FUWAVITA was founded in 2018 by Aneth Geranda Isaya, the first deaf person to graduate from university in Tanzania. Aneth teaches women with disabilities to produce handicrafts and food that they can sell. By 2020, 500 women had successfully completed the economic generation training.
                FUWAVITA - Tanzania Joy Women Entrepreneurship for the Deaf, FUWAVITA, Tanzania

              • A theatre group of 6 people stands under a rainbow colored umbrella.

                Social inclusion of persons with psychosocial disabilities through community centres

                Through the Amitim programme so-called coordinators work at local meeting places to support adults with psychosocial disabilities in joint activities. The aim is to achieve the promotion of personal recovery via leisure and educational activities as well as the promotion of social change in the community.
                Amitim, Amitim Programme, Israel

              • Child Psychologist Palak demonstrates the Wear Your Emotions teaching tool.

                A programme that creates neurodevelopmental profiles and customized education

                The service operates on a monthly subscription basis. Users connect with their assigned child psychologist through video and email to create development goals and individualized education plans. Supporting resources are sent to the client's home. More than 400 families used the service in its first year.
                Mom's Belief, India

              • A man using the accessibility tools whilst reading a document online.

                Minimum standards of websites and mobile applications by the public sector in all 28 EU-countries

                The Directive (EU) 2016/2102 requires public sector bodies of all 28 EU member states to make public-sector websites and mobile applications accessible by 2021. Accessibility must be covered for all user groups and and must meet four principles: Perceivability, operability, understandability, robustness.
                European Parliament (Parent Organization), European Union – Directive on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies, Belgium

              • A young man wearing an apron stands behind a coffee machine in a coffee shop. He is pouring milk into a takeaway coffee cup. A woman in an apron is making coffee at a second machine in the background.

                Transforming sheltered workshops to offer vocational training and employment support

                Job Plus is a ‘training-employment-retraining-employment-re-employment’ programme for people with developmental disabilities to live and work independently. The project provides internships, short term work experience, and support services. Since 2018, 34 participants have found employment.
                Sohwa Aram Center, Job Plus, South Korea

              • A goup of about 10 people, some of them blind, stand around a table while touching and feeling a wooden carved map of sorts. The camera zooms in on their hands. Next to the wooden map there lies a white cane.

                Inclusive club engaging with urban planners to create more accessibility for the blind

                The Urban Mobility Club, initiated in Bucharest, is a pan-European community that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban life through workshops and other activities. In addition to people with disabilities, representatives of the real estate sector and the administration are encouraged to participate.
                The Alternative Methods of Social Integration Association, The Urban Mobility Club, Romania

              • A person in the studio creating audio recordings of children books.

                International online audio-book library in Arabic language

                The International Accessible Library is a free online resource containing a wide range of literature and educational materials in audio format. The library contains over 4,500 professionally recorded audio books in Arabic that can be accessed by persons with visual and print disabilities worldwide, and it receives over 200,000 visits per month.
                AlManarah Association for Persons with Disabilities, Israel

              • Wolfgang Schmidhuber beim Schweißen der Batterien der Firma Ruwido

                Sheltered workshops piloting ‘cooperations’ and the transition to the open labour market

                With "Flachgau inklusiv" people with intellectual disabilities can choose to remain working within a sheltered workshops or take up assignments with cooperating companies or public institutions. If so, Lebenshilfe Salzburg helps with integration, after which a local mentor takes over. In 2017 the project had 20 companies as partners.
                Lebenshilfe Salzburg, Flachgau inklusiv, Austria