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Policy webinar "EU role in ensuring Inclusive Labour Market in Europe”

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

The Inclusive Labour Market Alliance (ILMA) is pleased to invite you to the policy webinar “EU role in ensuring Inclusive Labour Market in Europe.” The objective of the event is to call EU policy makers for action to ensure that every citizen has the right to decent work in an open and inclusive labour market.

ILMA is an informal network established by the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD), the European Disability Forum (EDF), the European Network of Social Integration Enterprises (ENSIE), the European Platform for Rehabilitation (EPR), the European Union for Supported Employment (EUSE) and Workability International.


Policy Webinar “EU role in ensuring Inclusive Labour Market in Europe”

16 February 2021, 14.00 – 16.00 CET



14.00 - 14.15:
Welcoming and Setting the Scene: Why is it important?
Luk Zelderloo, Secretary General of EASPD

Interview: Why is it important? 
Sophie Cluzel, Secretary of State in charge of People with Disabilities, France


14.15 - 14.30:
Keynote: Employment of Persons with Disabilities: State of play, challenges and opportunities
Stefan Tromel, ILO Senior Disability Specialist
14.30 - 15.40:
Joint statement on Inclusive Labour Market: Key messages
Introduction by Laura Jones, Secretary General of EPR and ILMA members
Policy panel moderated by Luc Henau, President of EUSE:

  • Katrin Langensiepen, MEP
  • Jose Gusmao, MEP
  • Bruno Ribeiro Barata, Counsellor of Employment and Social Affairs at the Permanent Representation of Portugal
  • Katarina Ivanković-Knežević, Director for Social Affairs, DG Employment, European Commission

15.40 - 15.55:
EASPD Employment Awards Ceremony
Fabrizio Fea, Chair of EASPD Member Forum on Employment
15.55 - 16.00:
Concluding remarks
Rodolfo Cattani, EDF



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