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Newsletter April

EDITORIAL FROM OUR PRESIDENT

Jim Crowe, EASPD President writes about our next goal: Connecting together. Read more
 

EASPD NEWS

And the nominees for the Employment for All Awards are…

6 nominees were selected in the final phase of the Employment for All awards: 3 Social Service Providers and 3 Businesses. The winners will be announced in the "Employment for All" Conference in Belfast, 14-16 June. Read more
 

Videoflash n°10 is out!

Learn about the new Council of Europe Disability Strategy and get updates from the DRI team on current EU calls for projects. Watch it here

 

EASPD report: The Economic Impact Of Inclusion In The Open Labour Market For Persons With Disabilities

EASPD report on the inclusion of persons with disabilities and its impact on the economy is out! Read more
 

EASPD is now member of European Policy Centre!

We are happy to announce that EASPD is now member of the European Policy Centre! We intend to work together on fostering European integration through research and policy development. Read more

 

EUROPEAN NEWS

First Joint Research Forum held successfully!

EASPD, together with Centre for Planning and Evaluation of Social Services (ZPE) and the University of Siegen organised a Joint Research Forum aimed to bring together academic researchers and practitioners in the field of inclusive disability services and to explore how research and innovation in support provision could be strengthened in Europe.  Read more
 

FEANTSA new report on housing exclusion

FEANTSA published its second report giving an overview on homelessness and housing exclusion in Europe. Read more
 

IF calls for more attention for mental health and wellbeing of people with SBH

On the World Health Day, the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus calls for more attention for mental health and wellbeing of people with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. Read more
 

MEMBERS NEWS

LADAPT political campaign

LADAPT is currently conducting a political campaign regarding the French elections calling for an inclusive society. Read more
 

PROJECTS NEWS

News from EMiSC Project

The project European Mentoring in Social Care entered its second year. It aims to create a ‘common foundation’ in social care training across the EU based on the rights of persons with disabilities outlined in the UNCRPD. The training material is piloted in 3 separate cycles, of which the second one will start this spring 2017. Read more
 

Read IIIS project first newsletter on inclusive education!

The project Implementing Inclusion In Schools just published its first newsletter which introduces the objectives and activities planned and outlines the definitions of inclusive schools in different countries. Read more
 

Read IMAS project briefing note

On its second meeting, project partners agreed in universal principles to align the role of schools’ assistants in Europe with the ideas set forward by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities. Read more

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
26 April 2017: DESC webinar
9-11 May 2017, Istanbul - Inclusive Business World Congress
14-16 June 2017, Belfast - 1st World Conference “Employment for All - A Global Perspective”