New Project ‘Month of Access’ to be held UK-wide in 2020

Posted on July 8th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Europe, Events, July 8 2019 A new project is promoting the benefits of the outdoors to people with disabilities. Month of Access is to be held UK-wide in June next year following a pilot held in Perthshire. An off-the-cuff remark about disabled access to Scotland’s hills was a motivation for the project. Last month’s inaugural Day […]

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Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards Accepting Nominations

Posted on June 17th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Nominations for the 2019 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards are now open! These international Awards recognize exemplary leaders within the disability community and their extraordinary societal contributions, while remembering the spirit and legacy of The Viscardi Center’s founder, Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr.   Since inception, the Awards have drawn nominations from cities throughout the U.S. and […]

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SUDI 2019 – Sustainability and Disability Conference

Posted on May 13th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

  Americas, Events, May 13 2019 Event details: Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 25 -26, 2019 Currently more than one billion people (15% of the global population) live with some form of disability. Aging, chronic health issues, and mental health disorders are major factors contributing to disability around the globe. These individuals are disproportionately disadvantaged globally in economic […]

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The First Jerusalem Conference of Accessibility in Ancient Cities of the World

Posted on May 13th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

  Events, Middle East, May 13 2019 Event details: Jerusalem, Israel, September 8 – 10, 2019 The conference aims to share insights and experiences on the following topics: Accessibility in Cities of the Ancient World Personal Perspectives, Theory, Accessible Tourism for People with Disabilities, Residence in Ancient Cities, Innovation and Technological Support for Accessibility, and […]

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Yoocan Seeks Collaborative Partners, Highlights Projects at Naidex 2019  

Posted on April 3rd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Europe, Events, News, April 3 2019 Yoocan CEO presented at Naidex 2019 on March 25-26 in Birmingham, England.  Presentation included tips on how to improve collaboration in the global disability ecosystem, the new “yoocan work” search tool & the yoocan “Tokyo 2020” initiative giving para-athletes & related organizations from around the world an opportunity to […]

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The 7th Access Israel Annual Conference on “The Future of Accessibility”  

Posted on March 20th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Events, Middle East, March 19 2019 The 7th Access Israel Annual Conference on “The Future of Accessibility” Access Israel is the leading non-profit organization in Israel dedicated to promoting accessibility and inclusion for people with all kinds of disabilities and the elderlies to improve their lives in all spheres of life. The 7th international conference will take […]

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World Disability Union (WDU) 7th General Assembly and Side Events  

Posted on March 7th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Events, Middle East, March 7 2019 TURKEY: World Disability Union, WDU, established as an inclusive umbrella organization for 400 sub-organizations from 88 countries with the approvals of Turkish Republic Council of Ministers and President of Turkish Republic with the status of International Qualified Entities. Within the scope of the Convention on the People with Disabilities […]

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M-Enabling Summit Announces 2019 Program – Accessibility: Transforming Users’ Experience  

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Events, February 6 2019 M-Enabling Summit 2019 New accessible technologies are rapidly transforming the way users interact with digital interfaces. In a dramatic paradigm shift, alternative modes of communication and assistive solutions are made available to all users at an ever-lower cost due to the considerable economies of scale of the global mobile marketplace. Speech […]

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Qaderoon Network conduct “Disability Supportive Work Environments” Workshop for Accor Hotels Group  

Posted on January 4th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Events, Middle East, News, January 4 2019 Participants at Qaderoon workshop SAUDI ARABIA: Qaderoon Network conducted “Disability Supportive Work Environments” workshop on Thursday, 13 December 2018, which is a voluntary system launched by the Ministry of Labor for companies aiming to improve their work environments to become more supportive for persons with disabilities and increase their […]

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Central Americans with Disabilities in Tijuana (Mexico)  

Posted on January 4th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Built Environment, Disaster, Events, News, Transportation, January 4 2019 Photo by MCML ➖XXXIII (steal my _ _ art) on Unsplash MEXICO: Carlos Ríos Espinosa, Senior Researcher and Advocate with the Disability Rights Division of Human Rights Watch published an article on December 20th, 2018 called ‘Life With a Disability in the Migrant Caravan‘ With the agreement [...]

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