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International Women's Day !


Today is International Women's day which is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year, the IDW campain theme is #BeBoldForChange.

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Join us online and in person for the Demonstration: "Accessibility? Act!"


EASPD fully supports and participates in the Demonstration: "Accessibility? Act!" that will take place on Monday 6 March at 12.00 in front of the European Parliament. The demonstration is led by the European Disability Forum and involves a coalition of NGOs and Associations concerned with the fact that the first discussions in the European Parliament dramatically watered down the  European Accessibility Act proposal.

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February II Newsletter


EASPD February II newsletter is out! Discover what we and our members have been up to as well as the EU.

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EASPD impact on the European Parliament report on the European Pillar on Social Rights


The European Parliament passed a resolution on the European Pillar on Social Rights on the 19th of January 2017. Several of our suggested amendments to the draft report have been incorporated into the resolution as is demonstrated in our impact report. 

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European Commission launches discussions on the Future of Europe.


European Commission released a "White Paper on the future of Europe: Avenues for unity for the EU at 27" on 1st March

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5 EASPD members receive awards for Zero Project Innovative practices 2017


Each year, Zero Project Report presents the Policies & Practices that have been selected as the most innovative in their approach to a specific theme being this year "Employment, Work and Vocational Education and Training". 5 EASPD members received an award. 

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EASPD Videoflash n°7 is out!


Watch EASPD videoflash n°7, in this episode Luk presents the past important events from last week and André interviewed MEP Maria João RODRIGUES about the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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News from the Zero Project conference in Vienna


The Zero Project is organising its 2017 conference on Employment, Work, Vocational Education & Training this week in Vienna and EASPD is present. The conference presents innovative practices and policies in the sector.


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What happened last week in Malta?


EDF organised a conference on promoting equal opportunities to decent work which took place in the framework of their Board meeting this weekend in Malta. It was organised in close cooperation with the Malta Federation of Organisations of Persons with Disability and with the support of the European Union and the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. EASPD was present. 

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Join EDF demonstration: Accessibility? Act!


EDF has organised a demonstration to protest and raise awareness on the European Accessibility Act on 6th March from 12-15h place du Luxembourg in Brussels. After the protest everyone is invited to enter the Committee meeting at 15:00. Join us and raise your voices for more accessibility and equality for all people in Europe!

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