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March Newsletter



EASPD Videoflash n°7 is out!

In this video, in this episode Luk presents the past important events from last week and André interviewed MEP Maria João Rodrigues about the European Pillar of Social Rights. See the video here

EASPDs impact on the European Parliament report on the European Pillar on Social Rights

The European Parliament passed a resolution on the European Pillar on Social Rights on the 19th of January 2017. Several of our suggested amendments to the draft report have been incorporated into the resolution as is demonstrated in our impact report. Read more

EASPD is looking for a researcher

EASPD is looking for a researcher to study why disability service providers do not embrace the potential benefits in the use of person centred technology. Read more

Register to First World Conference Employment for all

The registrations for the First World Conference "Employment for all - A Global Perspective" are now open! Register now here.

Zero Project report is out now!

The Zero Project has published its new Report on Employment and Vocational Education & Training. Awards have been made to 56 Innovative Practices and 11 Innovative Policies. Five EASPD members received an award. Read more



European Commission launches discussions on the future of Europe

In preparation of the high-level political summit on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome on the 25th March 2017 and to guide the discussions, the European Commission launched on 1st March a “White Paper on the future of Europe: Avenues for unity for the EU at 27”. EASPD plan to actively call for a more Social Europe during the Rome Summit and the March for Europe. Read more

Accessibility? Act! Join EDF demonstration on 6 March in Brussels!

EDF invites its members, partners and all people with or without disabilities to call on the European Parliament for a strong and ambitious European Accessibility Act which will bring a real change in the lives of millions of citizens. Join us on Monday 6 March at 12.00 in front of the European Parliament in Brussels!  Read more

Social Services Europe Call for tender

Social Services Europe is looking for a Researcher to carry out a study at European level on existing and effective interventions made at national level in the field of recruitment and retention of staff in the Social Care sector. Read more



Call for European projects' partners!

Check now the Find Partners page on EASPD website, there are currently interesting opportunities for collaboration in European projects on topics such as education, employment, independent living. 


11 April 2017, Brussels - European Citizens Initiative Day 
14-16 June 2017, Belfast - 1st World Conference “Employment for All - A Global Perspective”
7-10 September 201, Yekaterinburg Russia - First World Congress for Persons with Disabilities