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              • Universal Accessibility Strategy for the whole of Dubai

                In 2017 the Government of the Emirate of Dubai has begun to implement the Dubai Universal Accessibility Strategy and Action Plan involving fifteen governmental and semi-governmental local entities. The aim is to create full accessibility to the built environment and public transportation by 2020, based on Universal Design principles.
                Government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Government of the Emirate of Dubai – Universal Accessibility Strategic Plan 2017–2020, United Arab Emirates

              • In a bright conferece room with a beamer and a screen in the background, a man in a wheelchair holds a microphone and speaks to a large attentive audience, sitting on chairs.

                Training civil servants in the Israeli legal system to provide more inclusive legal services

                The Accessible Legal Services for People with Disabilities program was launched by the Israeli Ministry of Justice and JDC-Israel Unlimited, together with operating partner Israel Elwyn to train lawyers and representatives from the legal system on how to improve their services for people with intellectual or mental disabilities.
                Israeli Ministry of Justice, Accessible Legal Services for Persons with Disabilities, Israel

              • The right to an inclusive apprenticeship

                On the basis of a pilot apprenticeship model introduced by a parent association, the Austrian Vocational Training Act of 1969 was amended. In order to make the vocational training system more accessible to many young people and to enhance their labour market integration, prolonged or partial qualification was introduced.
                Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection, The right to an inclusive apprenticeship, Austria

              • A man wearing a mask on the far left of the picture is talking to a sign language interpreter on his mobile phone app while a security guard is standing in the backgound before a white and blue chessboard patterned wall.

                A city offering a free 24-hour video-sign language translation service for all public services

                Central de Intermediação em Libras (CIL) is a free service for the hearing impaired, offered by the city administration of São Paulo. Via an app, users can communicate with municipal civil servants and emergency services personnel in Brazilian sign language for free and also without affecting their data download limit.
                São Paulo Municipal Secretariat for People with Disabilities, Central de Intermediação em Libras (CIL) App, Brazil

              • Interactive website designed to help persons with disabilities and the elderly identify mobile devices that fit their needs and preferences, and enhance their access to ICT and participation in society.

                Amóvil aims to help persons with special needs identify mobile devices that are compatible with available assistive technologies and that suit their preferences and needs. It is an interactive website that also offers information on mobile applications that comply with Universal Accessibility and Design for All requirements.
                ONCE Foundation, Finding compatible and accessible mobile devices, Spain

              • A personal network for persons with disabilities

                Tyze Personal Networks is an online service that helps people with disabilities to connect and collaborate in order to achieve goals and realise dreams. Tyze is built on 25 years of experience. It was created to scale the knowledge, values and processes underpinning network-centric approaches to support and coordination.
                Tyze Personal Networks, A personal network for persons with disabilities, Canada

              • A boy sits in the front row in a wheel chair, learning together with other children in the background in a classroom.

                Textbooks in electronic, audio and video formats for mainstream primary schools

                In 2013, UNICEF launched a project across Montenegro to produce DAISY-Textbooks and make them available in mainstream primary schools. DAISY-Textbooks have visual and audio options enabling children with disabilities to follow more easily and to study alongside their peers. In 2019, 70 schools were already involved.
                UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund, DAISY Textbooks, Montenegro

              • A young woman with dark hair and glasses stands in a supermarket in front of refrigerated shelves of fruit. She is wearing a yellow shirt and holding a bag of red grapes. She is smiling at the camera.

                National and cross-sector coordination to promote inclusive employment

                The project supports companies to employ people with disabilities through training and the creation of technical guidelines for workplace inclusion. Between 2009 and 2020 the project has provided consultancy to 220 companies and supported 700 people with disabilities into employment.
                Productivity Pact Program, Programa Pacto de Productividad, Colombia

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                Allowing for copyright exceptions to make books accessible for the blind

                The "Marrakesh Treaty" allows copyright exceptions to facilitate the creation of accessible versions of books and other copyrighted works for persons with visual impairments and print disabilities. It was adopted in 2013 by WIPO and entered into force in 2016. As of late 2017, 33 countries have ratified it.
                WBU - World Blind Union, Canada – WBU and World Intellectual Property Organization – Marrakesh Treaty, Canada

              • Competition among students for innovative devices and software

                UNIKATE is a competition among a wide variety of students to solve every-day problems of persons with disabilities and the elderly. UNIKATE’s mission is to use their creative potential to invent tools and devices that support the specific needs, with the goal of constructing prototypes of the most promising ideas.
                Austrian Council for the Disabled, Unikate Ideenwettbewerb, Austria