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Early Childhood Intervention in Europe: How can the EU support children with disabilities from the very first step?

On 8th September EASPD will host a webinar that will bring together stakeholders to discuss how the EU and the European Semester can support Member States in developing their Early Childhood Intervention legal and/or financial frameworks.

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EASPD Briefing: European Council Conclusions on EU Budget 2021-27 & NextGenEU

On 21st July EU leaders agreed on a 2021-2027 EU budget and COVID-19 recovery package totalling €1 824.3 billion. EASPD’s latest briefing outlines how this agreement may impact support service providers in Europe.

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European Commission Announce eight macro-financial COVID-19 assistance programmes to support enlargement and neighbourhood partners

The eight countries to agree a Memoranda of Understanding include Albania, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Ukraine.

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2 open PhD positions at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain)

The Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain) is offering two PhD positions through its Martí-Franquès Cofund doctoral programme, both of which are exclusively addressed to candidates with disabilities.Position 1

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Last publications

Key recommendations on the European Disability Strategy post 2020

In light of the current negotiation of the future European Disability Strategy, EASPD has published its recommendations to enable support and social care services help realise the full implementation of the UNCRPD across Europe

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Event report release: The EU Investment Plan - Investing in Social Care & Support

Following our joint conference with the European Policy Centre (EPC), on the EU Investment Plan and investing in social care and support, the EPC has published its ev

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Press releases


On 1st July EASPD and support service providers in the disability field called for inclusive investment in rural areas to face the post COVID-19 recovery.


On 25 June 2020, EASPD and the entire social services sector came together at European level to call the European Union to strengthen recognition, urgency and resilience in social services during the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery.


EASPD’s webinar of 17th June addressed the needs of disability services in non-EU Member States. The COVID-19 pandemic has had detrimental ef