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17-09-2019

EASPD and its members support call to EU leaders to make trains more accessible for persons with disabilities

The joint letter, which has been signed by 13 MEPS and over 200 organisations, calls on EU leaders to scrap pre-notification periods for assistance during train travel in the upcoming revision Rail Passenger Rights’ Regulation.

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17-09-2019

EASPD joins Social Platform’s flagship conference to raise awareness for the importance of funding quality care

EASPD joined its member, KVPS, at the Social Platform’s conference in Helsinki to host a study visit and workshop on how to fund high quality, community-based care services.

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17-09-2019

Voluntary Service Overseas looking to for professionals who can support their work on inclusive education across the world

The UK based charity has expanded its most impactful education programmes across Africa and Asia and are looking for inclusive education professionals who will support their work on the ground.

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17-09-2019

Eurofound research report: Public Services - Quality of health and care services in the EU

Eurofound’s latest report reveals citizens’ perceptions of quality in healthcare, long-term care and childcare, and compares them between countries, groups in society and the receivers of care and indirect service users.

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Last publications

Technical Briefing Note - EU Public Procurement and Social Services

Following European Commission's reply to a request for clarifications about the use of the EU Public Procurement Directive in tendering for social services, EASPD produced a technical briefing focused on the increased flexibility and expanded possibilities to take into account social considerations.

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Report release: EASPD Review of the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020

EASPD has released a report on the European Disability Strategy (EDS) 2010-2020.

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Press releases

13-09-2019

On Thursday 12th September 2019, EASPD Members from 8  different EU countries gathered in Brussels to deliver their messages on the pressing issues regarding service provision in their country and the role of the European Semester in contributing to a solution.

04-07-2019

The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) launches its latest report: “How to fund quality care and support services: 7 key elements”.

12-06-2019

On the 11th of June 2019 EASPD gathered experts on disability policies at a roundtable discussion taking place in New York at the United Nations