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Support the Zero Project in mapping the implementation of UN CRPD

26-09-2017

The Zero Project needs the help of support service providers to map the implementation of the convention in more than 130 countries. You can help by filling in a quick questionnaire.

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"Making Our Own Decisions: Sharing Stories & Creating Change" Workshop

21-09-2017

On the 22nd of November 2017, the VOICES project will be holding it's final workshop, while drawing together four core themes of the project.

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16th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs

21-09-2017

The Call for Contributions of ICCHP 2018 is now open!

The Call for Papers is open until February 1, 2018. Download the call here.

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European Parliament adopts several improvements on the European Accessibility Act

15-09-2017

The vote of the European Parliament on the report on the European Accessibility Act led to several improvements, but there is still room for more.

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Respecting and Supporting the Rights of Persons with Disabilities from a Business Perspective

15-09-2017

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the UN Global Compact have produced a joint guide for businesses on the rights of persons with disabilities. The publication gives companies insight into understanding and developing better workplace practices, that go beyond the requirements of existing laws, and offers some strategies for implementing these objectives.

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

13-09-2017

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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Balancing three levers for quality service provision

11-09-2017

Thomas Bignal writes on  the components of quality services and how we can balance them.

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"Unlocking Freedom through Adult Education" project aims to support the de-institutionalisation of people with disabilities

11-09-2017

The central objective of the project is to support the de-institutionalisation of people with disabilities across Europe through adult and community education.

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Videoflash n°18 is out! Discover our "Developing the Support Services of Tomorrow" taskforce.

08-09-2017

In this edition, Luk presents the hot topics of September and Tim explains what is our "Support Servcies of Tomorrow" taskforce.

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The EEG responds to the reflection paper on the future of EU finances

08-09-2017

The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) has prepared a response to the reflection paper on the future of the finances of the European Union (EU). It ask for 3 actions that would ensure an efficient funding.

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