Initiative "Wheelday. Development moves!" 


The Institute for Environment, Peace and Development (IUFE) awards a prize to projects and initiatives which foster inclusion and accessibility for people with a disability in Austria and worldwide. Individuals, groups, school classes, associations and organisations with national (austrian) or international activities or project ideas in the year 2020 can take part in the Wheelday Youth Challenge.


Submission: 4th May - 27th September 2020. 


The framework of the Wheelday Youth Challenge is the Agenda 2030 with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals ("leave no one behind"). Activities in context of development cooperation are welcome. The operating language basically is german - if required: english. Here you can find all the information in german language.


C R I T E R I A 

The Wheelday-Jury under the direction of Franz-Joseph Huainigg awards in accordance with the following criteria:

  • thematic relevance (inclusion, self-determiniation and/or accessibility)
  • creativity and innovation
  • range of influence
  • completeness and rightness of the submission


S U B M I S S I O N 

To participate please sending the following information:

  • announcement/notice previously of your project (e.g. initiative, event,...) 
  • photos of your project 
  • report (brief description with date, location, numbers of participants, target group, goals and benefits of the projects) 


2  C A T E G O R I E S   +   1  C O M M U N I T Y -  A W A R D

From 4th May to 27th September 2020 you can submit your project in the categorie "national" (Austria) or in the categorie "international". Additional you have the chance to win the community-award. For the community-award our facebook-community are going to vote one winner-project out of all submitted projects on in October 2020. 


W I N N I N G 

All submitted projcets are going to present on our website and on our facebook-channel getting visibility and range of influence. The both winner-projects ("national" and "international") and the community-award are going to receive 300 EUR at the ceremony in Vienna in November 2020. 


C O N T A C T 

Institute for Environmentt, Peace and Development (IUFE - Institut für Umwelt, Friede und Entwicklung): A-1010 Wien, Herrengasse 13 | office(at) | | 


We are looking forward to getting your submitted ideas, projects and activities!

Your Wheelday-Team 


"Wheelday. Development moves!" ("Wheelday.Entwicklung bewegt!") is an initiative of the Institute for Environment, Peace and Development (IUFE) funded by Austrian Development Agency (ADA). Partner of the initiative: Light for the World Austria, ÖZIV-austrian association for people with disabilities and Landjugend Austria.