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May Newsflash (II)

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EASPD NEWS

  • SAVE THE DATE. EASPD policy seminar "Unlocking job creation in the social services sector, the role of the EU?"
  • 9th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, 14-16 June 2016
  • 2016 summer school on innovation, employment and inclusion in Alicante

EUROPEAN NEWS

  • Finland ratifies the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol
  • EU political agreement reached on websites and mobile apps accessibility
  • Webinar on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Mental Health Europe launches the campaign “Each of Us”
  • Eurochild network elects new President and Management Board
  • EESC invites you to the Civil Society Days 2016

FROM OUR MEMBERS

  • 2016 Cork Art Therapy Summer School

PROJECT UPDATES

  • The Disability Leaders of Tomorrow project launches an e-learning hub and calls for your contribution to its Knowledge Centre!
  • Support the Entelis Manifesto !

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • 2 June 2016. International Congress on the cooperation between VET and Sheltered Workshops as a step towards inclusive communities
  • 15 – 17 June 2016. International conference: "New dimensions in social protection towards community-based living"
  • 28 June 2016. EASPD Policy seminar: "Unlocking job creation in the social services sector, the role of the EU?"
  • 19 – 21 October 2016. Join the trip! 20 years on the road
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EASPD NEWS

SAVE THE DATE. EASPD policy seminar "Unlocking job creation in the social services sector, the role of the EU?"

The seminar will discuss what the underlying barriers to job creation in the sector are via two recent studies recently launched by EASPD and  will also be the opportunity for participants to discuss what impact a staff shortages in this field can have on the quality of life of people in Europe. Read more
 

9th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, 14-16 June 2016

One more year an EASPD’s delegation will take part to the 9th session of the conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in New York from the 14th to 16th June 2016. Read more
 

2016 summer school on innovation, employment and inclusion in Alicante

For the third consecutive year, the Employment Foundation (Fundación Emplea) organises from 5 to 7 July in Alicante the 2016 Summer School. EASPD will be part of the summer school by co-organising an interactive policy workshop focused on the development of an inclusive labour market in Spain. Read more

 

EUROPEAN NEWS

Finland ratifies the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol

On 11 May 2016, Finland deposited its instrument of ratification concerning the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its Optional Protocol with the Secretary General of the United Nations. The Convention and its Optional Protocol will thus enter into force for Finland on 10 June 2016. Read more
 

EU political agreement reached on websites and mobile apps accessibility

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed on the first EU-wide rules to make the websites and mobile apps of public sector bodies more accessible, especially for the blind, the deaf and the hard of hearing. Read more
 

Webinar on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The European network Mental Health Europe (MHE) organises on the 14th June 2016 a Webinar on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Read more
 

Mental Health Europe launches the campaign “Each of Us”

Mental Health Europe (MHE) has launched an anti-stigma and discrimination campaign called ‘Each of Us’. Read more
 

Eurochild network elects new President and Management Board

Eurochild announced the election of Norah Gibbons as its new President. Read more
 

EESC invites you to the Civil Society Days 2016

The Liaison group of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organises the Civil Society Days 2016 from May 31st to June 1st in Brussels, Belgium. This year the focus will be on migration and how Europe can be made more open and adapt to what needs to be seen as a structural change. Read more
 

FROM OUR MEMBERS

I2016 Cork Art Therapy Summer School

Bring your creativity to life with 5 days of experiential workshops on the 2016 Cork Art Therapy Summer School. Read more

 

PROJECT UPDATES

The Disability Leaders of Tomorrow project launches an e-learning hub and calls for your contribution to its Knowledge Centre!

The Disability Leaders of Tomorrow (D-LoT) e-learning hub is now launched! Read more
 

Support the Entelis Manifesto!

The Manifesto is a powerful document that aims at raising awareness regarding the digital divide that sees people with disabilities at risk of not fully grasping the benefits of the digital revolution. Read more

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND TRAININGS