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EASPD discusses the role of support services at the UN CRPD Conference of States Parties in New York.

14-06-2017

Since its accreditation to the Conference of States Parties 4 years ago the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) has brought to light the role of support services in the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) with the United Nations. This year EASPD is represented in two side events looking at multi-stakeholder cooperation and the reform of social services. Both are current debates which shape the agendas of social policies and where EASPD takes actively part with its 20 years’ expertise.

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We are a looking for a Policy Assistant!

09-06-2017

EASPD is looking for an intern to assist the Policy team to start in July 2017.

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EASPD organises 2 side events in the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

09-06-2017

EASPD will organise side events on the 13th June and on the 15th June.

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Newsletter June I is out!

09-06-2017

Our first newsletter of June is out! Read about what EASPD and our members have been up to.

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Let problems become challenges - Editorial by Valerija Bužan

09-06-2017

Our Vice-President writes about how qualifications for support workers are necessary to guarante the rights of persons with disabilities.

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Portuguese National Song Festival for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities is being organised by ARCIL

08-06-2017

This Festival had as first objective the selection of the representative of Portugal in the European Song Festival for persons with intellectual disabilities . ARCIL decided to maintain the realization of the National Festival.

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650 participants from all over the world are in Belfast to discuss Employment for All

08-06-2017

The “Employment for All – A Global Perspective” First World Conference on Supported Employment takes place from the 14th to 16th June in the La Mon Hotel & Country Club. 650 participants from 5 continents will come together to discuss how to unlock employment for persons with disabilities.

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

02-06-2017

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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New Mental Health Europe video on the right to Work in the UNCRPD

24-05-2017

Mental Health Europe have recently launched a video explaining Article 27 in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: the right to work.

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Newsletter May II is out!

24-05-2017

Our second newsletter for May is out. Read about what EASPD and our members have been up to.

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