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Zero Project

G3ict presents at Zero Project Conference 2014 on Accessibility

Innovative Policies and Practices for Persons with Disabilities

  • Vienna, Austria
  • February 27-28, 2014
  • Venue: United Nations - Vienna International Centre
  • Martin Gould, G3ict Research Committee Chair is scheduled to speak at the conference

The mission of the Zero Project is: For a world without barriers. The goal of the Zero Project is to support decision makers and opinion leaders in their efforts to implement the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD).

The Zero Project team has done extensive research worldwide on outstanding projects and policies that cover all areas of accessibility, including built environment, transport, information and communication technology as well as products and services.

The expert network that contributed its expertise and that has actively nominated and evaluated projects and policies, includes more than 500 persons worldwide from 120 countries. More than 30 representatives of those Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies that have been selected, will be presenting their work at the Zero Project Conference 2014.

Download: Zero Project Report 2014 - International Study on the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities -  Download Report!


Thursday, February 27, 2014

  • 10:55 – 11:55: panelist in Plenary Session, ‘What is Accessibility?’
  • 13.00 – 14.00: panelist in Parallel Breakout Session 1, ‘How legal reform is delivered is just as crucial as the law itself’

Friday, February 28, 2014

  • 11:50 – 12:50: panelist in Parallel Breakout Session 5, ‘Advancing ICT accessibility through public policy: best practices to leverage ICT accessibility through national policies and regulatory frameworks’
  • 13.00 – 14.00: moderator of Parallel Breakout Session 6, ‘How to scale up ICT accessibility: Recommendations to replicate and scale up good practices and policies at the national level’

For more information, please visit event website at http://zeroproject.org/conference/.