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13-01-2017

EASPD Videoflash n°4 is out!

EASPD Videoflash n°4 is out! What to look for in this episode? We present to you Sabrina Ferraina, Policy manager of EASPD who talks about the EU Accessibility Act and its impact (1’12) and an interview with Mr Kuuse, Deputy Secretary General of Social Policy from Estonia discussing de-institutionalisation (3’38).

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12-01-2017

Closing words from the ENTELIS consortium

The last newsletter from the ENTELIS consortium, which will become the ENTELIS network.

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11-01-2017

Call for Research Assistants: Country Reports for a study on the “Implications of the Working Time Directive on working conditions in the social care sector: Cases from EU countries”

EASPD is looking for Research Assistants to investigate the implications of the EU Working Time Directive (WTD) on working conditions in the social care sector in European countries. Deadline 30 January

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10-01-2017

There is no path to social inclusion, social inclusion is the path

Read Luk Zelderloo's article in New Europe special annual edition "Our World in 2017". More than 100 personalities came together to write about the challenges, hopes, and dreams for the year 2017. In an annual edition that carries the political, business, and civil society agenda for the year to come, and is a torch that lights the uncertain and winding footpath of the future that lies ahead.

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Last publications

Newsletter: "20 Years on the Road. Join the trip"

EASPD has produced the newsletter "20 Years on the Road. Join the trip" on the occasion of its 20th anniversary. This publication summarises the milestones of the past 20 years whilst looking at the future challenges for the years to come to achieve high-quality support services for persons with disabilities in Europe.

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Press releases

07-12-2016

The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) launches two studies to provide evidence that developing inclusive labour markets for persons with disabilities brings economic and social return for governments, society, businesses and persons with disabilities.

21-11-2016

Launch of Improving Assistance in Educational Settings: a new project that explores the range of support offered in different education systems.

17-11-2016

The European Commission launched on 17th November their Autumn Package, outlining their economic and social priorities for the year ahead. The package outlines the Commission’s view that additional investment is now needed to achieve an economic recovery which benefits all. EASPD welcomes this positive re-alignment from the European Commission to invest in people and social infrastructure.