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How do they do it? EFC members share good practice on organising accessible events

Uploaded by RRI Tools on 05 January 2021
Last modified on 05 January 2021

By the European Foundation Centre (EFC) Disability Thematic Network

The publication features case studies by European foundations who each share their insights and lessons learned from organising accessible events that are inclusive for persons with disabilities. Alongside the case studies is a checklist for events planners to use when organising accessible events, both offline and online, covering everything from initial planning, through to communications around the event, venues, and sessions. A set of recommendations on how to make the process easier and more efficient is also included.


  • Foreword
  • Introduction — Why accessibility matters to EFC members 
  • Organising accessible events — Good practice examples by EFC members 
    • Organising accessible conferences in developing countries — We can do better | Europe Foundation 
    • Inclusive exhibitions — Art experiences for all | Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca 
    • New forms of accessible communications | Fundación ONCE 
    • Organising accessible events | Genio 
    • Developing an online community and meeting space | Karuna Foundation Nepal 
    • Online conferences for all | Light for the World 
    • Setting standards in event accessibility | Sabancı Foundation 
    • Creating arts and culture spaces — Barrier-free | Stiftung Drachensee 
  • Checklist for your accessible event 
  • Key recommendations 
  • About the Disability Thematic Network and the EFC 
  • Contributors








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