The project “Inclusive post-Earthquake reconstruction: Public Building safe and accessible for all” implemented by ADRAD in partnership collaboration of FOSI has been awarded as one of the innovative practice during the Zero project conference convened during 21-23 February, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. For more information, please visit:
ADRAD is privilege to be winner of the “ABC Excellence Award 2016” that was announced in the London Book Fair on 12 April, 2016 in Olympia Exhibition Center, London. The award has indeed boost-up our enthusiasm for promoting accessible publishing, we will accelerate our campaign for “Enhancing learning capabilities of children with visual and print disabilities by accessible publishing”. This is also a wonderful opportunity and encouragement for us to benefit the children with print and visual disabilities in remote part and the earthquake affected districts in Nepal.
We really felt honoured when thousands of participants in the London Book Fair applause and granted us the award. I think, this is the first time a DPO is awarded in such an International platform of accessible publishing.
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ADRAD-Nepal has promoted the use of Android devices for reading the E-books under the scheme of Enhancing LEarningCapabiliTies of Students with visual and Print disabilities (ELECTS)
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ADRAD has been awarded in Zero Project Conference in Vienna on 10 February, 2016 for its ELECTS campaign.
ADRAD has been awarded for its innovative project “Enhancing LEarning Capabilities of Students” (ELECTS) in the Zero Project Conference 2016 convened in Vienna, Austria, from the 10 -12th February 2016.
The Conference was meaningful to strengthen the commitment of all stakeholders to protect, respect and promote the rights of persons with disabilities for equitable access to education and ICT in their respective societies.
The Zero Project Conference is an annual event and also excellent fora to share innovative policies and practices as per Article 24 – Inclusive Education of the UN CRPD. It is also an opportunity to discuss best practices and lessons learnt by policy makers, academics, civil servants, Civil Society Organizations, Disabled Peoples’ Organizations, media and other experts from various parts of the globe.
More information about the conference programme and details are available at: http://zeroproject.org/conference-2016/
ADRAD is producing the digital books of primary, secondary, under graduate and University level textbooks in technical and financial cooperation of Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) in WIPO. By applying the expertise of our organisation, the digital books are made available free of cost to the end-users. There is funding support from WIPO for purchasing the ANDROID device which is provided to the neediest end-users through equitable loaning system.
Please visit the innovative practice that ADRAD was awarded for: http://zeroproject.org/practice/nepal-action-on-disability-rights-and-development-adrad/