The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has welcomed the “fantastic recognition” of their "Transforming Lives Makes Sense for Everyone" campaign being shortlisted for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action Award.
London 2012 Paralympics
The third film from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the United Nations Human Rights Office joint campaign highlighting the benefits of London 2012 has a clear message that companies who do not employ those with disabilities are missing out.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the United Nations Human Rights Office have published a short film to showcase the employment legacy of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Office of the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights have launched a special campaign to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
A British Government initiative to invest £1.5 million ($2 million/€1.9 million) to provide running blades for hundreds of amputee children has been described as “the London 2012 Paralympic legacy in action”.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has planted the final tree in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s brand new orchard.
A special postbox painted in gold to celebrate the victory of Britian's Mickey Bushell at London 2012 has been vandalised.
Plans to create a new area in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, known as Mandeville Place, have been unveiled in celebration of the hugely successful London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham has admitted the broadcaster took a big gamble on its comprehensive coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games but the risk paid off as the success of the Games has helped change the attitude of people towards disability.
April 11 - The former chairman of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Football five-a-side Sub Committee, Carlos Campos, has been banned from any involvement with the Paralympic Games and all International Paralympic Committee (IPC) events until September 2020 after being found guilty of multiple breaches of the IPC's Code of Ethics.
November 13 - A major British charity is to launch a new advertising campaign after claiming that last year's successful Paralympics in London have not changed people's attitudes towards the disabled.
November 8 - Paralympic symbol Agitos has returned to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to mark 100 days since the north of the Park was re-opened to the public and to act as a permanent reminder to visitors of London 2012, considered the biggest and most successful Games in history.
October 8 - Princess Astrid, sister of the Belgum's King Philippe, has claimed the London 2012 Paralympic Games have improved sporting opportunities for all of "our fellow citizens with a physical disability".
October 7 - Sport England has today opened the application process for its funding programmes following its announcement last month of a further funding boost of £8 million ($13 million/€9.5 million) which aims to create more opportunities for disabled sports participation through its Inclusive Sport fund and a new disability equipment fund called Get Equipped.
September 13 - Sports media and technology company deltatre has won three more awards for its work on Channel 4's coverage of last year's Paralympics in London.