Europe

Transaero Airlines and Sledge Hockey Federation Arranged Flight of Young Sportsmen to the USA

MOSCOW: On September 22, 2014, Transaero Airlines arranged a flight from Moscow Vnukovo airport to New York with special passengers onboard. The airline carried a children’s Continue reading the story...

New center aims to offer training to people with vision disabilities

MALTA: Justyne Caruana, Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Aging, paid a visit to the new Outlook center for people with vision Continue reading the story...

Evacusafe to Exhibit Products in Germany

Next week Evacusafe Director, Paul Mitchell, will be flying to Germany to represent his company at the Rehacare International Trade Fair and Congress in Dusseldorf.  The Continue reading the story...

Major milestone as ratification of UN CRPD reaches 150 states

GENEVA: Disability rights worldwide have reached a major milestone after the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was ratified by the 150th country. Flags Continue reading the story...

Worldwide Text-To-Speech Audio Description for Cavena with Acapela voices

Audio description (AD) is a growing requirement for broadcasters, and serves the needs of people with vision disabilities who want to be able to access TV Continue reading the story...

FITA ICT courses for people with disabilities

MALTA: Fifty-eight students have successfully completed information and communication technology (ICT) courses organized by the Foundation for Technology Accessibility (FITA). The courses were held at the ICT Continue reading the story...

2014 Hermann Gmeiner Award winners announced

In the end, nearly 90,000 votes were cast in the month-long contest to elect the two winners of the Hermann Gmeiner Award for 2014. Out of the Continue reading the story...

European Universities Accessibility Map Launched

On the 28th of August, the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is celebrating the launch of MapAbility platform, a ground-breaking online map designed to inform students with Continue reading the story...

Call for proposals: NNDR 13th Research Conference

The Nordic Network on Disability Research – NNDR 13th Research Conference in Bergen is now opening for proposals of papers.  The conference will be held in Continue reading the story...

ITU announces Young Innovators Competition 2014

ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) is looking for innovative ideas on Continue reading the story...