In its most recent edition of newsletter, UNDESA reports about the successful High Level Forum on Disability Inclusion and Accessible Urban Development, which took place on the eve of the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Human Settlements (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador, on 16 October, and that prior to the forum it released a […]
Vom 18.-20.10.2016 befand sich auch die Altonaerin Agathe Bogacz als Botschafterin des Forums Eine Mitte für Alle (ein Zero Project Innovative Practice 2014) bei der UN Habitat III Konferenz in Ecuador, worüber das Zero Project bereits berichtete. Die UN DESA (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, New York) wählte das von Q8 initiierte […]
From 17 to 20 October 2016 HABITAT III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, will be held in Quito, Ecuador. At HABITAT III conference, Governments are expected to adopt the New Urban Agenda that will guide the sustainable and inclusive development of the world’s cities for next 20 years. The Zero […]
Our Innovative Practice 2014, Hamburg’s citizens forum for all (Bürgerforum „Eine Mitte für Alle“), will meet again on 15th September 2016 to discuss the topic of social infrastructure, in order to make visible its key features, to incentivize cooperation and to explore potential gaps. In cooperation with the relevant authority the forum has also elaborated […]
The aim of this project is to support architects, urban planners, and engineers as well as small businesses to help them understand their obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and also to support them in the implementation process. The GAATES project team, which consists of people with various disabilities, developed a set of publications, a technology vendor database, and learning and reference resources – all written in plain language and accessible online.
WAGIS-SIGMAP-Walkome is an online accessibility geographic information system which provides accessibility information on thoroughfare, public buildings, facilities, public services and transportation. With the help of a GPS equipped mobile phone, citizens are able to calculate their itineraries, which are best adapted to their personal needs and abilities.
A Changing Places toilet provides equipment, space and facilities (including hoist and adult-sized changing bench) for persons with disabilities who need assistance and cannot use standard accessible toilets. Changing Places toilets should be provided in addition to standard accessible toilets.