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EU Draft Joint Employment report highlights difficulties for persons with disabilities and informal carers.


The European Commission launched their Autumn package in November, which outlines the European Commission’s economic and social priorities for the following year. The Autumn package includes a series of documents, such as the Annual Growth Survey (AGS) and the Draft Joint Employment Report.

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Antonio Tajani elected new President of the European Parliament


Antonio Tajani, the candidate of the European’s People Party (Centre-right and Christian Democrats) to the Presidency of the European Parliament was elected on Tuesday as the new President of the European Parliament.

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EASPD Videoflash n°4 is out!


EASPD Videoflash n°4 is out! What to look for in this episode? We present to you Sabrina Ferraina, Policy manager of EASPD who talks about the EU Accessibility Act and its impact (1’12) and an interview with Mr Kuuse, Deputy Secretary General of Social Policy from Estonia discussing de-institutionalisation (3’38).

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Closing words from the ENTELIS consortium


The last newsletter from the ENTELIS consortium, which will become the ENTELIS network.

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Call for Research Assistants: Country Reports for a study on the “Implications of the Working Time Directive on working conditions in the social care sector: Cases from EU countries”


EASPD is looking for Research Assistants to investigate the implications of the EU Working Time Directive (WTD) on working conditions in the social care sector in European countries. Deadline 30 January

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There is no path to social inclusion, social inclusion is the path


Read Luk Zelderloo's article in New Europe special annual edition "Our World in 2017". More than 100 personalities came together to write about the challenges, hopes, and dreams for the year 2017. In an annual edition that carries the political, business, and civil society agenda for the year to come, and is a torch that lights the uncertain and winding footpath of the future that lies ahead.

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Happy New Year 2017


Happy New year 2017! What better way to start the year than with checking and pre-registering for the First World Conference "Employment for all - a global perspective"?

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EASPD Videoflash n°3 is out!


EASPD Videoflash n°3 is out! What to look for in this episode? Professor Klaus Miesenberger talks about the new web accessibility directive and Carmen, development manager of EASPD gives you information and tips regarding the Erasmus+ programme call for proposals. Do not miss the last part, the EASPD staff wishes you happy holidays!

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December Newsletter is out


EASPD December newsletter is out! Read it here

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Special Newsletter on Early Childhood Intervention


In order to achieve a truly inclusive society, persons with disabilities have to be included in every step of their lives. From the very early stages of life, we must build on the capabilities, skills and resources of every person and their families and provide real equal opportunities for all. This is why EASPD has been working on early childhood intervention as a priority and has developed this special newsletter in collaboration with Eurlyaid.

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