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EASPD Brussels June Events 2014

EASPD Brussels June Events 2014

Programme

The EASPD Brussels June Events 2014 took place on the 18-19-20th of June 2014 at the Thon Hotel Brussels City Center. All those events were a great success.

 

18 June 2014 - Project Development Workshop

Programme 

The Project Development Workshop was a half day event where info is provided on relevant EU funding opportunities and where project ideas and partnerships are discussed in working groups. There were five Porject proposals. Those were:

“Compare and contrast the impact of the UNCRPD Art. 19 on the life experiences of people with disabilities at local community level in various countries”
“We “Count” As Much…(WeCAM) - Promoting accessibility for all including those with disabilities”
“Using the Teen STAR Programmeme (Sexuality Teaching in the context of Adult Responsibility) to train persons with disabilities and social workers”
“Access to Justice of persons with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova – Increase the role of service providers and raise awareness”
“Using the Arts to create awareness of the barriers which inhibit the transition from school to employment”

Project Development Workshop reports
 

19 June 2014 - Project Seminar “Current challenges for service providers in the disability sector: Person-centered approaches and good practice models”

Programme

The seminar presented the research and results of three 2-year projects called  ‘Barriers which Inhibit the Transition from School to Employment for people with disabilities’, ‘Adapting Services for persons with disabilities to new users’ and ‘Adults with a Learning Disability – Observatory of Best Practice’. These projects results can be a strong tool to improve the full inclusion of people with disabilities in society. 

 
Key note presentations

FeGOB: Transition Programme 2014 by Ariane Gheysen

ALDO

Presentation: Adults with a Learning Disability - Observatory of best practices by Timothy Ghilain

BITSE

Presentation: Introduction by Michael Barrett
Presentation: Barriers by Eva Rechberger, Özlem Saylam and Milena Goneva
Presentation: Partnership Recommendations by Wolfgang Scheidl, Fabrizio Fea and Johannes Ungar
Presentation: Toolkit by Miroslav Poje, Mirjana Dobranovic and Fr Konstantinos Papanikolaou

ASTNU

Presentation: Adapting Services for Persons with Disabilities to New Users by Céline Simonin and Jill Nicholson

Models of Good Practices

Youth Coaching by Bernhard Dietz and Johannes Ungar
Presentation: Integrity by Anna Filipczak
 

20 June 2014 - Special Board and Standing Committee on Employment

Programme

The EASPD wants to renew and update its employment declaration, following the outcomes and recommendations of the EASPD International conference “Employment of persons with disabilities: Raising awareness & employment opportunities “, organised in Istanbul on 27-28 September 2013. A first draft of the new EASPD Employment Declaration was presented at the  EASPD Board and the Standing Committee on Employment. During this full day event, all participants will have the opportunity to contribute to the paper. Eventually, the event should result in the identification of challenges to be addressed in the near future.

Presentation: Policies for people with disabilities in the context of the European Semester and the European Employment Strategy by Loris Di Pietrantonio
Presentation: European Union of Supported Employment (Euse) by Margaret Haddock
Presentation: ILO Global Business and Disability Network by Bruce Roch
Presentation: Gladnet by Michael Kamp
Presentation: The Right to Work of Persons with Disabilities Article 27 CRPD by Gauthier de Beco
Presentation: Work and employment for persons with disabilities in Germany by Kathrin Völker
 

Summary of EASPD Brussels June Events 2014

 

June 2014

Date

Hour

Event

Open to all / By invitation only

Contact

18.06.2014

09.30-11:30

Partner meeting BITSE

By invitation only

Eilis Crowe

 

09.30-11.30

Executive Committee meeting

By invitation only

Stefana Cankova 

 

13.30-17.30

Project Development Workshop

Open to all

Katrijn Dekoninck

19.06.2014

09.00-12.00

Final project meeting of BITSE

By invitation only

Eilis Crowe

 

09.00-12.30

Final project meeting of ‘Adapting Services for persons with disabilities to new users’

By invitation only

Katrijn Dekoninck

 

09.00-12.00

EASPD Board meeting

By invitation only

Stefana Cankova

 

13.30-17.45

Project Seminar “Current challenges for service providers in the disability sector: Person-centered approaches and good practice models”

Open to all

Eilis Crowe

 

18:30-19:30

EASPD General Assembly

By invitation only

Stefana Cankova

20.06.2014

09.00-17.00

Special Board - Standing Committee on Employment

By invitation only

Stefana Cankova
Eilis Crowe