International Activity

Join us in the I’M-POSSIBLE Hackathon!

I'm Possible
Do you have an idea for solution that can assist people with disabilities? Come join us in the I’M-POSSIBLE Hackathon!
2/09/2021

Israelis, Americans team up for NY hiking for people with disabilities

Clton Robinson with Jamie Lassner at helsea Piers
The two organizations are in the midst of 12 days of hiking in New York with teams consisting of people with and without disabilities.
1/08/2021

Webinar on Accessible Smart Cities in Chile

a screenshot from the webinar
Last week the Israeli embassy in Chile and Access Israel organized a webinar on "Accessible Smart Cities For All". The webinar was intended to introduce the participants to the world of accessible smart cities and to showcase Israeli solutions
20/05/2021

Access Israel and FAISR (Friends of Access Israel)

Michal Rimon, Yuval Wagner and Rani Benjamini
"I was formally introduced to Access Israel through longtime friend and I have become a big fan of the organization.."
19/05/2021

Yuval Wagner spoke at the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Yuval Wagner spoke at the COSP
Yuval Wagner, the founder of Access Israel, was invited to speak at the 13th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
12/05/2021

Access Israel's 8th International Webinar received great feedback!

Access Israel's last international webinar took place on the 12th of April and focused on "Accessible and Inclusive Smart Cities for All During and Post COVID-19". Over 690 people from 83 countries registered to the conference and the webinar received great feedback!
19/04/2021

Yuval Wagner spoke at the Germany 'Accessible Tourism Day' conference

Accessible Tourism Day
Yuval Wagner Chair Access Israel spoke today to more than 460 participants at the 'Accessible Tourism Day' Virtual conference organized by the German National Tourist Board (GNTB)

14/03/2021

Acceptance in the Jewish world

Pascale Bercovitch, a paralympian
“For Friends of Access Israel and our collaborative partners Access Israel, disability awareness and inclusion is our daily calling," said executive director Jaime Lassner.
18/02/2021

Access Israel's International Activity in February 2021

Michal Rimon speak at the event of the Jewish Fede
Access Israel participated and led various events this month. We are happy to close another busy month with many successful events.
16/02/2021

Access Israel's 7th International Webinar was a great success

a screenshot from the webinar
Access Israel's 7th International took place on the 26th of January with over 850 people registered from 79 countries!
28/01/2021

Second Webinar between Israel and Myanmar

Almost 100 people from Myanmar participated
On the 12th of January the second webinar between Israel and Myanmar on accessibility and inclusion took place. The webinar focused on "Technologies for Business to Consumer Services". Almost 100 people from different business sectors in Myanmar participated at the webinar
12/01/2021

Access Israel's 6th International Webinar was a great success with over 630 people registering from over 80 countries

Jessica Tesoriero, U.S Embassy
On the 8th of December, Access Israel's 6th International took place, which focused on "Creating Trends for Accessibility and Inclusion for People with Disabilities". The webinar was a success with over 630 people registering from over 80 countries. The different speakers shared their views and experience in creating trends that capture the hearts and minds of the public
13/12/2020

Israeli and UAE disabilities’ professionals find common purpose in expanding inclusion

Michal Rimon speaking at the Zero Project Conferen
With ties between the Mideast countries now official, two women are helping improve amenities, resources and accessibility for residents and visitors
10/12/2020

Access Israel participated in the National Ability Summit in India

Michal Rimon, CEO of Access Israel
Michal Rimon, CEO of Access Israel, participated in a panel on "Inclusive Employment" at the National Ability Summit in India
10/12/2020

Access Israel's 5th International Webinar was a great success and historic with a speaker of the United Arab Emirates

watching Dr. Ayesha Saeed Husainin's lecture
Access Israel organized its 5th international webinar which focused on "Remote Employment of People with Disabilities during and post COVID-19". More than 650 people from 82 countries registered to the webinar which was historic as for the first time a speaker of the United Arab Emirates spoke at an Israeli event
27/10/2020

UAE disabilities program director presents at Access Israel conference / The Jerusalem Post

UAE disabilities program director presents at Access Israel conference / The Jerusalem Post
On the same day that a small senior delegation from the United Arab Emirates met in Israel, more than 650 people from 83 countries met on Zoom and Facebook to also make history. They participated in a four-hour conference sponsored by Access Israel, featuring Dr. Ayesha Saeed Husaini, founder and director of Manzil from the United Arab Emirates
22/10/2020

Access Israel's 4th International Webinar on "Inclusive Remote Education" was a great success with hundreds of participants from over the world

The webinar took place over zoom
Access Israel organized its 4th international webinar which focused on "Accessible and inclusive remote education during and post COVID-19". Over 600 people from over 72 countries registered to the webinar which took place over zoom and was live streamed on Facebook
14/09/2020

Access Israel's 3rd International Webinar took place with accessibility experts from around the world

Michal Rimon, the CEO of Access Israel
The 3rd International Webinar organized by access Israel in partnership with the Zero Project and other important global accessibility leaders took place on the 15th of July with accessibility experts from all over the world
20/07/2020

For the second time: 150 representatives from 50 countries participated (May 26th, 2020) in a webinar discussing the effects of the COVID-19 virus on the life of people with disabilities

Screenshot of Webinar participants
The "Access Israel" organization which manages a large number of international ties for the subjects of equality, accessibility, and the inclusivity of people with disabilities, presented the idea of a series of international online meetings – a second meeting in the series

2/06/2020

Access Israel received an award at the Zero Project Conference in Vienna

Conference directors and Access Israel's delegatio
Access Israel received an award for best practice for the accessibility training for teachers at the Zero Project Conference in Vienna, Austria
The conference was held on May 19-21, 2020 and concentrated on education and training
23/02/2020
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