World café about disability and employability: the ICF framework for work inclusion for people with disabilities

World café about disability and employability: the ICF framework for work inclusion for people with disabilities

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

On Monday 14th of November in our office in Prato, we had a productive meeting with 43 professionals of the local social and health system from the areas of Florence, Prato, Pistoia, Empoli and nearby districts. With the World café methodology, we discussed the main feature of the disability evaluation form we are working on […]

ARCO’s training on ICF – International Classification of Functioning

ARCO’s training on ICF – International Classification of Functioning

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Federico Ciani, Caterina Arciprete e Carmela Nitti, researcher of ARCO trained 22 professionals engaged in the Third Sector during a course organised by Aforisma – Centro Studi e Formazione. The first lesson was focused on the biopsychosocial approach to disability and on the UNCRPD – the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. […]

ARCO experience in ICF-International Classification Functionings at “LabFSE” training lab

ARCO experience in ICF-International Classification Functionings at “LabFSE” training lab

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

On the 9th February, ARCO researchers Federico Ciani and Caterina Arciprete will participate to the first lessons of “LabFSE”, a training lab of the EFS Call about inclusion of people with disabilities organized by “Scuola di Alta Formazione di Montedomini” together with IRIS and Scuola di Anci Toscana. Our researchers will contribute with their experience […]

Bruxelles, Final Conference of DISCIT

Bruxelles, Final Conference of DISCIT

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Blog, Progetti | No Comments

On 9th and 10th November the Final Conference of DISCIT – Findings and Impact “The prospects for Active Citizenship for Persons with disabilities” had been held in Brussels. DISCIT – Making Persons with disabilities full citizens-, a project co-financed by the EU 7th Framework program examines how different types of policies can be mutually supportive […]

The prospects for Active Citizenship for Persons with disabilities-Final Conference of DISCIT

The prospects for Active Citizenship for Persons with disabilities-Final Conference of DISCIT

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Blog, Progetti | No Comments

On 9th and 10th November the Final Conference of DISCIT – Findings and Impact “The prospects for Active Citizenship for Persons with disabilities” will be held in Brussels. DISCIT (Making Persons with disabilities full citizens) is a project co-financed by the EU 7th Framework program and involves 9 research institutions in 9 different countries. DISCIT […]

News from the West Bank: emancipatory resarch activities keep going

News from the West Bank: emancipatory resarch activities keep going

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Blog, Progetti | No Comments

On the 17th of August a researcher from ARCO went to Bethlem and Ramallah for three weeks to conduct emancipatory research with 60 women with disabilities. The research was done within the project “Empowerment of DPOs promoting women with disabilities’ rights in the West Bank” run by Educaid, Aifo with the financial support of the […]

Our meetings in New York and Washington with UNDP, UN Women and World Bank

Our meetings in New York and Washington with UNDP, UN Women and World Bank

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

During our mission in the US on Septmber 2015 we had the chance to arrange some important private meetings at the United Nations Development Programme, UN Women and the World Bank. In particular, we had meetings with: – UNDP Human Development Report Office – UNDP Independent Evaluation Office – Senior Adviser on Strategic Partnership & […]

ARCO at HDCA 2015 Conference in Washington

ARCO at HDCA 2015 Conference in Washington

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Again this year we attended the Annual Conference of the Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA), which was hosted by Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C. on the theme “Capabilities on the Move: Mobility and Aspirations” on 10th-13th September. During the conference we presented the results of our several research activities on our core areas of […]

ARCO will conduct Emancipatory Research with women with disabilities in Palestina

ARCO will conduct Emancipatory Research with women with disabilities in Palestina

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

In 2015, ARCO was selected to conduct Emancipatory Research with women with disabilities for the project “Empowerment of DPOs promoting women with disabilities’ rights in the West Bank” run by Educaid, Aifo with the financial support of Italian Cooperation. This Project aims at protecting the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Palestina by: • […]

ARCO participates to the meeting of the Technical Scientific Committee of the National Monitoring Body on Disabilities

ARCO participates to the meeting of the Technical Scientific Committee of the National Monitoring Body on Disabilities

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

ARCO researchers have been invited to participate to the meeting of the Technical Scientific Committee of the National Monitoring Body on Disabilities that was organised by the Ministry of Labour in Rome on June 15th. ARCO researchers presented the results achieved during the DISCIT FP7 Research Project concerning the factors that favours or hampers the […]