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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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Zero Project Shortlists 140 Practices and 34 Policies From 62 Countries

07-09-2017

Researching the status of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) around the world, Zero Project has received more than 371 nominations from 76 countries worldwide.

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Register for the UDEL21 first conference on diversity

07-09-2017

Erasmus + KA2 project UDEL 21 will have its first conference on diversity in Prague from September 21 to September 23, 2017.

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Join UDEL21 First Course on Diversity!

07-09-2017

Erasmus + KA2 project UDEL21 will have its first course on diversity in Prague from September 25 to September 29, 2017.

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Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commissioner publishes statement on the rights of persons with disabilities.

04-09-2017

The Human Rights Commissioner of the Council of Europe provided a general overview of what is missing in Europe to fully respect the rights of persons with disabilities. 

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Registrations are open for our conference "Flourishing Lives Supportive communities and sustainable development"

01-09-2017

Registrations are open for international conference in Podgorica (Montenegro) on the 26-27 October 2017 "Flourishing Lives. Supportive communities and sustainable development."

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Council of Europe publishes best practices in raising awareness on the rights of persons with disabilities

31-08-2017

Several EASPD members feature in a publication, which provides good practices in raising awareness about the rights of persons with disabilities.

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Presenting EASPD's Project Development Workshop

31-08-2017

The EASPD Project Development Workshop "Lost in Translation? Learn the EU's language" will take place in Montenegro on the 25th October.

The workshop will teach you the language of EU funding streams, both at application and implementation stage: you will receive practical information on how a EU project proposal should look like and do´s and don’ts on EU project management.

 

Do you have a project idea?

 

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UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites publishes Comment on article 19 of UN CRPD

30-08-2017

 The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities published the General Comment No.5 (2017) on the right to live independently and being included in the community, which provides direction to member states to implement article 19 of the UN CRPD

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Romanian government neglects persons with disabilities’ employment rights to meet EU fiscal obligations

29-08-2017

In view of meeting the EU’s strict fiscal obligations, the Romanian government has launched an emergency decree which risks bankrupting hundreds of social economy enterprises, workshops and additional social services who provide essential work-related opportunities for persons with disabilities. EASPD calls on the Romanian government to revise this decree and delay its entry into force. Given the European Commission’s priority of tackling the high levels of unemployment for persons with disabilities (Annual Growth Survey 2017), EASPD also calls on the European Commission to request such revision from the Romanian authorities.

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