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24 to 29 July 2014: International Music Festival in Sandanski, Bulgaria

14-03-2014

Foundation "Start" has been working for eight years under the initiative of the International Music Festival "Predominance of the Spirit", which aims to involve talented people with disabilities in the cultural and social life of the country by means of expression through art.

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30th May-1st June: International Autism Conference 2014

14-03-2014

Karin Dom Foundation is organising the International Autism Conference 2014, which will be held from 30th May to 1st June at Hotel International, located in the seaside town of Varna - Golden Sands Resort, Bulgaria.

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OPEN HEARING on Inclusive Education and Disability in Europe at the European Parliament

14-03-2014

The EU and its Member States have signed the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) that aims to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities. The UNCRPD covers almost all policy fields and has a strong convergence of objectives with the overall European Disability Strategy 2010-2020, including the priority area of education and training.

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3rd International SensAge Conference on Promoting Active Participation of Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities

14-03-2014

SensAge project has been created to face the challenges associated with an increasing number of elderly people with sensory impairments. The aim of SensAge is to be the reference point in the European Union for developments in lifelong learning and enablement for ageing people with sensory disabilities in order to maintain their independence and improve their quality of life.

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Call for Action: Press Release of the EU Alliance for Investing in Children

07-03-2014

There are 26,5 million children across the European Union at risk of poverty or social exclusion - half a million more than a year ago - and the economic, financial and social crisis is only putting even more children at risk. On the occasion of the EPSCO Council Meeting on 10 March, the EU Alliance for Investing in Children emphasises that tackling and preventing child poverty and social exclusion are key to achieving the Europe 2020 headline targets.

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Position Paper on Social Investment Roadmap

03-03-2014

EASPD has issued a position paper on our response to the European Commission's Policy Roadmap for the 2013-2014 Implementation of the Social Investment Package.

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Briefing paper on Youth Guarantee

21-02-2014

Around 7.5 million young Europeans aged 15 to 24 years old are currently neither in employment nor in education or training (the so-called NEETs).The Youth Guarantee aims to ensure that all young people up to the age of 25 – whether registered with employment services or not – receive a quality offer for a job, continued education, an apprenticeship or a traineeship within four months of leaving formal education or becoming unemployed.

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Tender for legal researcher: study on EU social clause

20-02-2014

To support the advocacy work we do in Brussels, and throughout Europe, we are looking for a Researcher who would be willing to do a study on the potential legal implications of the so-called “horizontal social clause” of the Lisbon Treaty, article 9 TFEU.

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EASPD final response to GBER consultation on State aid measures

12-02-2014

The General block exemption Regulation (GBER), in force since 29 August 2008, simplifies the procedures for aid granting authorities. In 2012, the Commission launched a broad review of State aid rules that should facilitate sustainable, smart and inclusive growth. The review of the General block exemption Regulation ("GBER") is at the centre of this reform and shall contribute in particular to its simplification.

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Social Services Europe briefing on EU directive on Public Procurement

12-02-2014

Social Services Europe brings together nine Europe-wide networks of not-for-profit providers of social and health care services who each have a track record in providing value-driven services for the most vulnerable in our societies. The network aims to strengthen the profile and position of social services, and promote the role of not-for-profit social service providers in Europe.

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