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11-06-2018

EU programme SOCIEUX+ launches a new website

The EU programme SOCIEUX+, European Union Expertise on Social Protection, Labour and Employment, has launched a new website.  

Visit the new website of SOCIEUX+ here

 

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08-06-2018

Historical election at the UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women as Ana Peláez Narváez becomes the first woman with a disability to hold a seat on the Committee

Ana Peláez Narváez, Vice-President of the European Disability Forum, has been elected as a member of  the U.N. Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

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06-06-2018

New WHO's report reveals low-quality ratings in institutionalised care for adults with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities

Long-term institutional care for adults with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in Europe present low-quality ratings according to a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO). 

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06-06-2018

A European Education Area, dream or reality?

The European Commission has published its second package of initiatives in view of developing a European Education Area that promotes inclusive education. But the devil is in the details. With the exam period quickly approaching, it is high time we put our education systems under examination.    

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Last publications

Technical Briefing Note - EU Public Procurement and Social Services

Following European Commission's reply to a request for clarifications about the use of the EU Public Procurement Directive in tendering for social services, EASPD produced a technical briefing focused on the increased flexibility and expanded possibilities to take into account social considerations.

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Report release: EASPD Review of the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020

EASPD has released a report on the European Disability Strategy (EDS) 2010-2020.

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Press releases

14-06-2018

Time to unleash the social economy for inclusion & jobs!

12-06-2018

EASPD to raise awareness of Assistive Technologies as a human rights enabler at the United Nations in New York

30-04-2018

EASPD speaks up on the importance of investing into the provision of high quality, community based, support and care services to create a more inclusive Europe.