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              • 166_Accessible London_City Bridge Trust_foto

                Accessible London funds work that improves access to buildings of the civil society and increases disabled people's participation in arts and sporting opportunities.

                The Accessible London program allows voluntary and community organisations to get free advice and funding for improving accessibility to their buildings and services. This program provides funding for access consultancy, specialist disability staff, disability training, physical and sensory building improvements.
                City Bridge Trust, Providing access to buildings of civil society, United Kingdom

              • Vocational training leading directly to jobs in the open labour market

                The project provides a 45-day vocational training and a one-week traineeship for young people with disabilities living in rural areas. The training was designed in cooperation with companies and future employers. The project also collaborates with stakeholders like Government, Communities, etc., to create inclusive working places.
                Youth4Jobs Foundation, India

              • “A women with a physical disability casts her mock ballot in an accessible environment.” © Suraj SIGDEL, International Foundation for Electoral Systems

                Training to actively engage in civic rights

                Besides training and awareness raising, the project focuses on empowering people with disabilities to participate in community groups such as women's groups, school committees, cooperatives, etc. Working together, persons with disabilities gain confidence and community members take on disability issues as their own.
                IFES - International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Nepal

              • 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

              • Two women stand in a catering kitchen, laughing and smiling. Full cups of grapes are arranged on a tray in front of them.

                Government-led training and hiring services for people with intellectual disabilities

                The initiative provides a higher learning programme, a specialized industry-based training, and lifelong adult learning opportunities for people with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Over 200 people participate across 19 programmes each year. Graduates have an 84 per cent employment rate.
                University of Vermont, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, State of Vermont Transition and Post-Secondary Education Initiative, United States of America

              • Four women sitting on white couches in front of screens showing persons and graphics. Each of them has headphones on. The screens hang on a bright green wall with trees drawn upon them.

                Audio-visual books in multiple accessible formats

                "Livros em múltiplos formatos acessíveis" is an audio-visual software that converts books into a range of accessible formats, including Brazilian sign language, in a single version. Complementing this, the NGO Mais Diferenças from Brazil offers training and organizes inclusive readings for people with and without disabilities.
                Mais Diferencas - Inclusive Education and Culture, Books in multiple accessible formats, Brazil

              • Inclusion of children and youths with hearing impairments

                Callan Services for Disabled Persons provides nationwide educational and vocational training to children and youths with hearing impairments and capacity-building to school teachers to facilitate inclusion in general education institutions. Between 2008 and 2015 Callan Services had reached over 100,000 children and adults.
                Callan - Services for Disabled Persons, Papua New Guinea

              • Online platform on community-based services

                Through an online database the project brings together – and shares information among – existing and new community-based service providers in Serbia for young people with disabilities in three areas: education, employment, and social protection. In 2015 the project’s web portal was visited by up to 1,000 persons per month.
                Youth with Disabilities Forum Serbia, Serbia

              • Fighting unemployment from two sides: with training centres and by influencing legal frameworks

                4J sets up centres as a public-private partnership to provide vocational training for young people with disabilities from rural areas and places them in companies. Due to State Government participation in the programme, Y4J has been able to influence the legal framework towards pro-disability policies.
                Youth4Jobs Foundation, Centre for Persons with Disability Livelihoods (CPDL), India

              • 3 men and 5 women, one of whom is sitting in a wheelchair, are positioned around a modern white car with sensors on the roof, standing on a parking space for persons with disabilities.

                Government-led crowdsourcing platform to guide policymaking for inclusive workplaces

                The US Department of Labor’s ePolicyWorks is a ‘virtual town hall’. Through an accessible online crowdsourcing tool, anyone can participate in national dialogues on employment and disability issues - a model that has already been adopted by other US agencies.
                Department of Labor of the US, ePolicyWorks Initiative, United States of America