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Academy of European Law to host Annual Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2020

On 21-23 October 2020 (mornings), the Academy of European Law will host a conference whose focus will be on persons with disabilities and how they can exercise their legal rights.

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European Parliament in defence of rights of people with intellectual disabilities and their families in times of Covid-19 emergency

On 8th July the European Parliament "approved a motion for resolution on the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities in the Covid-19 crisis", following a petition launched by Inclusion Europe.

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ENNHRI and Mental Health Europe Report: Implementing supported decision-making

ENNHRI and Mental Heath Europe's latest report explores developments across Europe in the implementation of supported decision-making and the role of National Human Rights Institutions.

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EASPD is looking for a researcher!

EASPD is looking for a Researcher/Research team to produce a report on how institutional settings have been dismantled to deinstitutionalise persons with high support needs/multiple disabilities.

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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