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

Posted on December 11th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Events, Middle East, News, December 11 2019 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 […]

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

Posted on November 20th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Events, Middle East, November 20 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 […]

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Ability Foundation Announces EmployABILITY 2019 Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities

Posted on November 15th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Asia-Pacific, Events, News, November 15 2019 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 […]

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Makeathon to Build Tech for Persons with Disabilities in Kazakhstan

Posted on September 4th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Asia-Pacific, Events, September 4 2019 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. Nur-Sultan Makeathon to build tech for people with disabilities. Photo credit: nu.edu.kz. TOM Makeathon is a 72-hour […]

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Disability Network Announces Nominees For Annual Ability Award

Posted on August 15th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Europe, Events, August 15 2019 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 of Lakeshore logo (courtesy […]

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Ability Foundation Invites Film-makers for Workshop on Audio Description

Posted on July 23rd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

INDIA: Ability Foundation invites participation from film makers and aspiring film makers for a two-day landmark workshop on Audio Description, to be held on September 6 & 7, 2019. This is a first of its kind learning experience to be held in Chennai which will be conducted by an internationally known authority in the teaching of […]

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Experience Virtual Reality and Exciting Innovations at the Second Edition of M-Enabling Forum Europe

Posted on July 23rd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

          Representatives of stakeholders, government agencies and technology companies, as well as policymakers, are jointly discussing the accessibility and use of digital technologies. Other topics in the program include age-appropriate solutions for independent senior living at home and on the move, use of accessible workplace technologies and better employment opportunities, as well […]

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Greater Push for Social Impact and Accessibility in Israel

Posted on July 18th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Events, July 18 2019 ISRAEL: “If there is an idea in cyber, porn or crypto spaces, millions of dollars by investors are invested in it, but when we are dealing with people with disabilities, we are sent to philanthropy,” said Yoocan CEO, Moshe Gaon, last week at The Marker’s Social Innovation Conference in Jerusalem, Israel. […]

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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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