Events

Student Design Innovation Competition ‘Design the Change’ Launched in the UK

Europe, Events, November 30 2020

UNITED KINGDOM: Law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp has launched ‘Design the Change’, formerly called ‘Getting Back on Track’. The Student design competition intended to encourage innovation and raise awareness of the day-to-day challenges facing people with spinal cord injuries. The competition, which closes in April 2021, is offering winners a £3,000 prize, plus… Continue Reading »

Event: WHO Online Master Training Workshop for Measuring Access to Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology, Events, Global, November 10 2020

The WHO Online Master Training Workshop for Measuring Access to Assistive Technology will take place on 17-19 November 2020. The workshop is an integral part of the development of the WHO-UNICEF Global Report on Assistive Technology (GReAT). The resolution on improving access to assistive technology (WHA71.8) mandates WHO to develop the global report in the context… Continue Reading »

Inclusive Africa Conference 2020 Seeks to Promote Access to Digital Resources for Persons with Disabilities in Africa

Africa, Events, ICT, September 8 2020

Inclusive Africa Logo 2020

inABLE.org is set to host the first ever virtual Inclusive Africa Conference 2020 on October 8 – 9, from 9 – 11:30 am EAT. Sponsored by MasterCard Foundation, Safaricom, Facebook, Ford Foundation and Google, the theme of the conference is promoting digital accessibility in Africa.  At least 500 attendees from across Africa… Continue Reading »

Webinar on Enhancing Disability Inclusive Practices in Humanitarian Action and Volunteer Management: Overview of a Collaborative Approach

Events, Webinar, May 6 2020

VIVID Webinar – Enhancing Disability Inclusive Practices in Humanitarian Action and Volunteer Management: Overview of a Collaborative Approach Timings: Thursday 14th May 2020, 9AM to 10AM CET The webinar is part of the VIVID Project: Technical Assistance in Humanitarian Response, Ensuring Valuable International Volunteering and Inclusion of persons with Disabilities.… Continue Reading »

Doha Declaration to Promote Rights of 1.5 Billion Persons with Disabilities Worldwide

Events, Middle East, News, December 11 2019

Group of persons seated int he front row of an event.

QATAR: Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) launched the ‘Doha Declaration’ at the closing ceremony of the Doha International Conference on Disability and Development (DICDD) yesterday. The two-day conference, which has attracted over 1,500 policy-makers and practitioners, took place at the Qatar National Convention Center under the theme: “Leaving No One… Continue Reading »

Upcoming Event: The Doha International Conference on Disability and Development 2019

Events, Middle East, November 20 2019

The Doha International Conference on Disability and Development will be held on 7-8 December 2019

The Doha International Conference on Disability and Development will be held on 7-8 December 2019, under the guidance and patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Founder of Qatar Foundation for Social Work and its affiliated civil society centers. The overall theme of the conference is “Harnessing the Power… Continue Reading »

Ability Foundation Announces EmployABILITY 2019 Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities

Asia-Pacific, Events, News, November 15 2019

job fair for qualified persons with disabilities

INDIA: Ability Foundation has announced EmployABILITY 2019, the pioneering job fair for qualified persons with disabilities, to be held in Chennai on Tuesday 17 December 2019. EmployABILITY, the trend-setting job opportunities fair for persons with disabilities will be held at Chennai on Tuesday 17 December 2019. EmployABILITY is jointly organised by Ability Foundation… Continue Reading »

Makeathon to Build Tech for Persons with Disabilities in Kazakhstan

Asia-Pacific, Events, September 4 2019

Nur-Sultan Makeathon to build tech for people with disabilities. Photo credit: nu.edu.kz.

KAZAKHSTAN: Creative innovators will attempt to solve challenges set by people with disabilities in just 72 hours at the capital’s Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM): Nur-Sultan Makeathon Oct. 25-28, reports the Nazarbayev University press office. TOM Makeathon is a 72-hour marathon that unites makers, such as engineers, programmers, craftspeople and doctors, to… Continue Reading »

Disability Network Announces Nominees For Annual Ability Award

Europe, Events, August 15 2019

Disability inclusion logo

HOLLAND: Disability Network/Lakeshore (DNL) will present its ninth annual Ability Award, recognizing an individual within the Lakeshore region who promotes a spirit of inclusion and a community without barriers. All nominees will be recognized at the 2019 Ability Award celebration on October 28, 2019 at the Civic Center in Holland, Mich.   Disability Network/Lakeshore works in Allegan… Continue Reading »

Regional Forum for Europe on “Accessible Europe: ICT 4 ALL

Europe, Events, August 6 2019

Regional Forum for Europe on “Accessible Europe: ICT 4 ALL” that will take place in St. Julian’s, Malta from 4 to 6 December

The International Telecommunication Union is inviting you to participate in the Regional Forum for Europe on “Accessible Europe: ICT 4 ALL” that will take place in St. Julian’s, Malta from 4 to 6 December (http://itu.int/go/Accessible-Europe-19). The initiative, organised jointly with the European Commission, is held within the framework of the… Continue Reading »


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