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              • Person on a wheelchair casting his vote.

                An Accessibility Programme for Electoral Processes

                To make elections more accessible, the programme includes measures such as by placing electoral wards in accessible buildings, providing electoral staff that can communicate in sign-language, electronic voting machines accessible for blind voters, and saving the parking spots closer to the voting facilities for persons with disabilities.
                Superior Electoral Court of Brazil, Electoral Justice Accessibility Programme, Brazil

              • Funding for running for an elected office

                The Access to Elected Office for Disabled People Fund, established in 2012, offers individual grants to persons with disabilities who wish to put themselves forward as a candidate or for running their election campaign, but who incur additional costs associated with their disability. As of 2014 the Fund had supported 50 candidates.
                UK Government Equalities Office, ACCESS TO ELECTED OFFICE FOR DISABLED PEOPLE FUND, United Kingdom

              • A father and his daughter are looking at information material at a information stall.

                Free online platform supporting families of children with intellectual disabilities

                The Nayi Disha Resource Centre offers a free online platform for families with children with developmental disabilities. Building on this, the NGO has developed a program to support caregivers with limited digital literacy by using resources such as WhatsApp as well as workshops, support groups or family events.
                Nayi Disha Resource Centre, Online platform for empowering parents of children with intellectual disabilities, India

              • The 'Accessibility Guide' illustrates low or no-cost solutions for companies to allow persons with disabilities accessibility and employment. It creates inclusive employment policies and promotes inclusive businesses.

                The guide offers low to no-cost solutions that give persons with disabilities barrier-free access to the workplace. To generate effective and affordable solutions, employers are trained to interact with the surrounding community and with the persons with disabilities to define and build the accessibility solutions together.
                Trust for the Americas, Collected ideas for access to the workplace, Mexico

              • Employment of the hearing impaired

                Sabooj is a French communications agency. In 2012 it was the only one of 500 so called "Entreprises Adaptées" (EA), with special facilities for providing employment for disabled. More than 80% of Sabooj's workers have disabilities. , i.e. hearing impairment. Sabojee has 70 clients of whom 75% are big companies.
                Sabooj, Employment of the hearing impaired, France

              • Adding a university degree to job placement

                TEMPE, a fashion company runs a training programme for people with intellectual disabilities in cooperation with APSA. In 2015, Miguel Hernandez University joined the partnership, offering theoretical and practical courses to participants with a degree, which has increased their employment opportunities.
                Tempe, Spain

              • 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

              • 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 young man in a black tracksuit with a red cap and rainproof jacket stands in front of a tour bus with Cork City Tours written on it. He is looking at the camera and smiling.

                Assigning job coaches for young jobseekers with intellectual disabilities

                Job coaches assist young people with an intellectual disability or autism to find paid employment. Job seekers contribute to the planning and delivery of the programme. Between 2018 and 2020, 69 people were registered and 37 people have been placed in supported employment jobs.
                COPE Foundation, Ability@Work, Ireland

              • Vocational training and meaningful jobs for persons who are blind or visually impaired

                The Nhat Hong Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired trains its students so as to enable them to join the open labour force as well as the supported labour markets in Ho Chi Minh City. The programme creates a personalized career plan that is not only tailored to the job search, but also to personal interests and skills.
                Nhat Hong Center for The Blind and Visually Impaired, Career Training Programme, Vietnam