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Encourage your city to apply to Access City Awards 2018!

05-07-2017

The award recognises and celebrates cities which proactively support accessibility for persons with disabilities and take exemplary steps to improve accessibility in the urban environment. It is open for cities with more than 50 000 inhabitants. Tell your city to apply by 11 September 2017.

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A very successful DESC project closing conference in Brussels

04-07-2017

The final conference of the DESC project took place in the Thon Hotel EU in Brussels on the 21st June. It consisted of a lively debate between policymakers and social service providers on how to promote inclusive employment strategies.

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EPALE Community June theme was Adult Learners with Disabilities

04-07-2017

EPALE is a multilingual open membership community for teachers, trainers, researchers, academics, policy makers and anyone else with a professional role in adult learning across Europe. June's theme was Adult Learners with Disabilities.

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Videoflash n°15 is out! Discover our June achievements

30-06-2017

In this episode, we review our exciting achievements from June: outcomes of the “Employment for all – a global perspective” conference, the launch of our website SocialInvestment.eu; the selection of the co-chair of the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care. And much more. Enjoy! Read more

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Reforming social services: the role of EASPD

29-06-2017

Sabrina Ferraina, Policy Manager, writes about what we achieved since March. This editorial is part of our AGORA Europe newsletter

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Carrefour Spain and ACCESS Integrationsbegleitung (Germany) are the winners of Employment for All Awards 2017.

29-06-2017

Carrefour Spain and ACCESS Integrationsbegleitung (Germany) are the winners of the “Employment for All Awards”, which were announced on the 15th June 2017 in Belfast during the gala dinner of the 1st World Conference on Supported Employment  “Employment for All -  A Global Perspective” Conference. The Employment for All Awards recognise the most promising practices towards full inclusion of persons with disabilities in the labour market. This third instalment received over 60 applications from all across Europe.

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EASPD launches new website to help social sector get better loans

28-06-2017

Today, the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) launches a website to help social service providers get better loans through the EU Investment Plan and the European Investment Bank. The new website -www.socialinvestment.eu- provides a simple, yet detailed overview of the Plan itself, the different options available, tips and success stories. It also provides useful information for investors and public authorities willing to invest in the social services sector.  

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650 participants commit to full inclusion of persons with disabilities in the open labour market

21-06-2017

The “Employment for All -  A Global Perspective” Conference ended on Friday, 16th June in Belfast with participants from all corners of the globe committing to do more for full inclusion of persons with disabilities in the job market.

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Just Released! The 10 best practices on Employment for all

21-06-2017

After more than 60 applications and 3 rounds of selection, EASPD and EUSE are proud to present the 10 most promising practices on employment for persons with disabilties derived from the Call for nominations for the Employment for All Awards.

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Fundamental Rights Platform election: Karin Astegger, candidate for Fundamental Rights Platform Advisory Panel election 2017 presents herself!

17-06-2017

Karin Astegger, Board member of the European Association of Service providers for Persons with disabilities. In the following interview, she explains what she could bring to the Fundamental Rights Platform Advisory Panel.

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