Health: ÖGLB demands equal care and support for deaf people.

2023-09-13 14:29:41 18th-24th September: The Austrian Association of the Deaf dedicates the #SignWithMe campaign to the topic of health and care. People with disabilities are not adequately taken into account in the health system. “Access to prevention, treatment, advice or care facilities is not barrier-free for deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind people. Ignoring sign … Read more

UN judged on the implementation of the UN CRPD in Austria

2023-08-23 16:47:01 Recommendations for action announced for September 8th We are really looking forward to the committee’s recommendations and will keep a close eye on politicians to ensure that the recommendations are implemented! Klaus Widl, President of the Austrian Council for Disabled Persons Geneva (OTS) – In the last two days, the state of Austria … Read more

BIZEPS comments on the results of the state examination: progress and deficits in disability policy | BICEPS

2023-08-23 12:29:27 The BIZEPS advice center for people with disabilities is hoping for clear guidelines from the UN Committee of Experts for Austria in the written recommendations for action. Vienna (OTS) – Austria’s state review of compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which ended today, highlighted both positive developments … Read more

UN checks Austria’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

2023-08-20 08:36:12 Ombudsman Achitz: Enable inclusion, end discrimination! Vienna (OTS) – Austria still has a lot of work to do in implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN-BRK). In the coming week, the Austrian implementation will be examined by the UN Committee of Experts in Geneva. Ombudsman Bernhard Achitz will … Read more

The summit summit – the innovation in the mountains

2023-05-10 10:36:15 Deep in the air: future topics in a feel-good atmosphere – where speakers become listeners. Salzburg (OTS) – Austria’s conference world has a new summit meeting in Zauchensee. Entrepreneurs, executives, HR managers, tourism experts and, above all, future thinkers meet for interdisciplinary exchange with industry insiders, specialist colleagues and like-minded people. From June … Read more

New Accessibility Incubator | Aid Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Austria, May 5th, 2023

2023-05-05 16:24:05 On the Day of Inclusion 2023, the Aid Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Austria will open its start-up center in the area of ​​accessibility. Vienna (OTS) – Promoting new technological projects and ideas for a barrier-free and inclusive future – that is the goal of the new Accessible Technology Incubator … Read more