Publisert: Friday, 21 October 2011 12:31
The third European Business Conference on Inclusive Design will give you practical tools and methods, interactive sessions and inspiring workshops with useful take out to bring back for your own everyday. The business conference will be held in Oslo on 7. - 8. June 2012.
Publisert: Thursday, 20 October 2011 22:00
Last year, Time municipality in Rogaland county decided to improve its snow- and ice-clearing operations in order to make areas more accessible to everyone. Now it has evaluated last winter’s efforts.
Publisert: Tuesday, 06 September 2011 08:59
Bergen and Warsaw have carried out a twin town collaboration focusing on accessibility and cultural monuments. The final report presents studies and observations in the Polish capital and in Bergen and shows examples of good practice.
Publisert: Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:39
"Norway as a welfare state is dependent on us developing a society in which everyone can function well,” said cabinet minister Audun Lysbakken when presenting the jury that is to award Norway’s first national prize for universal design. The Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion presented the jury during an event held in the government buildings in Oslo.
Publisert: Monday, 25 April 2011 22:00
Publisert: Wednesday, 26 January 2011 10:10
The Agency for Road and Transport in Oslo, together with the Porsgrunn and Skien municipalities, has made five short films about universal design. These films are funny and their messages are simple and to the point. They can also be used by others in connection with talks and seminars, for example.
Publisert: Wednesday, 27 October 2010 22:17
Publisert: Thursday, 30 September 2010 22:00
The government's vision is for Norway to fully implement the principles of Universal Design by 2025. Universal Design helps counteract discrimination against people with functional impairments while improving surroundings for the entire population. The government is preparing the largest-ever step-by-step drive to achieve Universal Design.
Publisert: Wednesday, 15 September 2010 22:00
The book "Innovating with people – The business of Inclusive Design” was launched at the European Business Conference - Innovation for All 2010. The book gives an introduction as to how Inclusive Design can be used as a strategy for better business.
Publisert: Wednesday, 24 March 2010 22:00
The Norwegian thematic report that defines and elaborates on the concept of universal design is now available in Polish, bringing the number of language versions available up to ten, not counting Norwegian.
Publisert: Monday, 30 November 2009 22:00
Norwegian universal design activities are given high marks in a comparison presented in a Council of Europe report. The report discusses how to achieve full participation through universal design, and describes how far universal design efforts have come – and how they are being implemented – in eleven different countries.
Publisert: Sunday, 28 June 2009 22:00
The pilot municipality initiative is described as a giant municipal laboratory by reseachers in The Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR).
Publisert: Monday, 30 March 2009 22:00
The Norwegian Resource Network for Universal Design and ICT invites to an international conference which will focus on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) and usability challenges. The conference will be held on May 7th 2009 in Oslo.
Publisert: Monday, 16 March 2009 22:00
Since 2005, 17 Norwegian municipalities have been involved in a national development project under the auspices of the Ministry of the Environment. They have been exploring and putting into practice universal design as a strategy for building local communities characterised by adequate accessibility, equality, participation and free choice for all. Now a comprehensive report has been compiled in which the municipalities share what they have learned with the rest of the country.
Publisert: Wednesday, 26 November 2008 22:00
The Fourth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF4) was hosted by the Government of China and was held in the ancient city of Nanjing from 03-06 November 2008. The theme for the fourth session was: Harmonious Urbanization - The Challenge of Balanced Territorial Development. Universal design was one of the issues presented at the Norwegian stand at the Forum exhibition.