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Videoflash n°21 is out!


In this short edition, Luk summarises 3 important events that took place last week.

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Deadline extended 20th October - Register for EASPD Conference "Flourishing Lives - Supportive communities and sustainable development"


The deadline for registration for the Conference "Flourishing Lives - Supportive communities and sustainable development" in Podgorica, Montenegro, has been extended until 20th October

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Winners of conference fee waiver for Montenegro 2017 identified (video)


On September 11, 2017, three winners of conference fee waivers for the EASPD Annual conference in Montenegro have been identified. They were picked in a lottery drawing by the Vice-President of EASPD, Mr. Fabrizio Fea. To take part in the lottery, the participants had to fill in the EASPD survey on workforce and staffing issues in the disability sector.

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Videoflash n°14 is out! Discover what we have been up to.


In this episode, we will present exciting news about Social Platform fact-finding visit to Spain; the 2017 Work Forum on the implementation of the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities in the EU and the Member States and the Country Specific Recommendations! Enjoy!

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Commissaris Marianne Thyssen opent EASPD conferentie "Samen de dienst verlening voor morgen ontwikkelen”


In het kader van haar 20-jarig bestaan, organiseert de Europese vereniging van Dienstverleners voor personen met een handicap (EASPD) op donderdag 20 oktober en conferentie "Samen de dienst verlening voor morgen ontwikkelen”. Marianne Thyssen, Europees Commissaris voor Werkgelegenheid, Sociale Zaken, Mobiliteit en vaardigheden, zal het congres openen door toe toe te lichten hoe Europese initiatieven, zoals de Europese pijler van Sociale rechten (maart 2016 gelanceerd) de ontwikkeling van hoge kwaliteits diensten in de Europese Unie (EU) versterken.

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Message of condolences


Peter, an extraordinary and inspiring person that made the world a better place to live.

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Adoption of the EP Resolution on the implementation of the UN CRPD


On the 7th of July 2016 the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on the implementation of the UN CRPD. The Resolution comes as a follow up to the Recommendations to the European Union received by the United Nations during the EU-UN Constructive Dialogue that was concluded in August 2015.

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ORACLE and European Disability Forum offer a scholarship to a student with disability - APPLY BY 15/09/2016


The European Disability Forum (EDF), the umbrella organisation representing 80 million persons with disabilities in Europe, and the company Oracle are pleased to announce a scholarship of 8.000 EUR to a student with disability of a high education programme studying in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the academic year of 2016-2017.

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Meet the candidates for the EASPD governance positions to be elected on 21st October!

Governance elections, Brussels, 21st October 2016

In October 2016, the 4 year mandate of the current EASPD Executive Committee and Board is coming to an end. At the General Assembly (GA) on 21st October 2016 all governance positions are open for election:

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Inclusive teaching programmes: Let’s develop it together!


Several organisations supporting persons with disabilities have developed inclusive programmes across Europe in line with the CRPD and they will present their experiences during EASPD annual conference in Salzburg.

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