Organizations dedicated to Universal Design

Center for Universal Design Australia

The 3rd Australian Universal Design Conference was in Brisbane in September 2018. The 4th is to be held in May 2021 in Melbourne.

The Centre for Excellence in Universal Design (CEUD)

Dedicated to enabling the design of environments that can be accessed, understood and used regardless of a person's age, size, ability or disability. The CEUD is part of the National Disability Authority.

Norway’s Anti-Discrimination and Accessibility Act

"Universal design is a key tool in the implementation of the Agenda 2030 and it’s SDGs. By designing products, services and environments based on the diversity of the population, communities become more accessible, useful and sustainable for all." - Universal Design as a Tool to Realize the Agenda 2030

Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center)

The IDEA Center expanded the conceptual framework of universal design and created the 8 Goals of Universal Design.

Universal Design Network of Canada

In 2017, the Universal Design Network of Canada was registered as a non profit organization whose board consisted of a diverse knowledge base representing design, ergonomics, health, disability, and accessibility. Our mission is to promote Universal Design in Canada through education, research, and displays of best practices.