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All-Sector-Cooperation creating jobs in thousands of companies

Ecuador’s Labour Integration Service (SIL) of 2006

By orienting its users to find a job, by providing them with punctual training and placement assistance, and by working together with the entire socio-labour spectrum, the Ecuadorian Labour Integration Service officers a wide array of services to support persons with disabilities to access the labour market, especially disabled women and youth. This effort has led to some 12,900 people now working in 8,355 public and private enterprises.

One platform for all – from assistance to incentives for employers

Australia's JobAccess Service of 2006, renewed 2016

By providing practical assistance to people with disabilities, employers, and service providers, Australia’s JobAccess Service is a government-driven service that removes barriers and reduces bureaucratic hurdles to disability employment. To date, JobAccess has managed 245,000 enquiries and 33,000 applications for employment assistance funding, and has created 2,500 job opportunities.

Practices

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A national cooperation to push employment in ICT

Egypt's Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Programme of 2013

By developing the skills of persons with disabilities and by supporting equal employment opportunities, Egypt’s “Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities” programme of 2013 supports employers in the ICT sector to hire employees with disabilities, to comply with Egyptian labour laws, and often also to increase productivity.

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The Story of Nguyen Van Giap: Gaining independence through training and employment

Being treated as a talented staff member in designing, analysing, and coding IT systems Nguyen Van Giap owns the OneDay company, providing IT solutions through website development, software engineering, and other IT services to support persons with disabilities and other disadvantaged people. A 2010 graduate of the USAID-funded Information Technology Training Programme (ITTP) specializing in […]