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The European Commission highlights EASPD work in the promotion of social inclusion

20-03-2018

The European Commission (EC) highlights EASPD work and good practices in 2016, recognising the association as a key EU-level NGO in the promotion of social inclusion, poverty reduction and access to finance. Specifically, the Commission mentions EASPD in a recent report (page 45) that shows examples of innovative projects and organisations supported by the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) in 2014-2017.  

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European Conference about Employment and Vocational Training for people with disability – Registrations Open!

15-03-2018

Registrations are open for the European conference ‘Disabilities and work: European perspectives’ in Brest, France held 21st-22nd June 2018

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TOPHOUSE Project-call for nominations: Good Practices in Social Housing

14-03-2018

The TOPHOUSE project is looking for Good Practices that improve the access to affordable housing schemes for persons with disabilities, homeless people and the elderly in Europe.

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Project Launch: Promoting positive attitudes and evidence-based policy for inclusive education

09-03-2018

On 8th-9th March Brussels played host to the IE+ kick off meeting, a project focused on improving access to mainstream education by providing decision-makers (policy-makers and education providers) with information, training and tools that allow for evidence-based policy making.

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Webinar Cycle on development cooperation accessible to and inclusive of persons with Disabilities

08-03-2018

The Bridging the gap initiative is hosting a seminar cycle in French, Spanish and Englisth. The cycle is composed of 12 webinars of roughly 1 hour 30 minutes each.

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Innovation for a Social Europe

07-03-2018

Innovation is essential to fully implement the UN Conventions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In this editorial, EASPD's Research and Development Officer, Asel Kadyrbaeva, presents the initiatives that EASPD are undertaking to build stronger, innovative cooperation that will allow us to realise our goal of a Social, inclusive Europe.

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Registrations open - EurlyAid ECI Conference 2018

06-03-2018

​Registrations are open for EurlyAid's Early Childhood Intervention Conference, taking place in Kharkiv, Ukraine from the 10 to 12 October 2018. 

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Call for papers for EurlyAid ECI Conference 2018

06-03-2018

​Our member, Eurlyaid, launched a call for abstracts for the EurlyAid ECI Conference 2018: changing paradigms through participatory practices with families, professionals and society.

​The conference, which will take place on Kharkiv, Ukraine from the 10 to 12 October 2018.

​The call for paper is open until the 31 May 2018 and focus on the following topics:

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EMiSC Project Newsletter - Spring 2018!

05-03-2018

Our European project, called European mentoring in social care (EMiSC) has released its latest newsletter this spring!

The project delivers support for the role of members in social care at entry level, with a formal curriculum and a mentor training course, a mentoring assessment tool and an exploration of ways of promoting formal recognition of such skills.  The newsletter provides a report on the progress and learning outcomes of the project. 

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Plena Inclusión launches an easy to read book club in Spanish

02-03-2018

Our member, Plena inclusión has created a platform for easy-to-read book club in Spanish, that allows participants to read and share their opinions.

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