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

17-09-2019

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

17-09-2019

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

17-09-2019

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

17-09-2019

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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Results of IE+ research presented at European Educational Research Association Conference in Hamburg

17-09-2019

The research was the result of an analysis of inclusive education in five different European countries and identified the overarching themes that were present in their transition towards inclusive systems.

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Opportunity to participate in Academy of European Law Seminar!

13-09-2019

On the 24 October 2019 and 25 October 2019, the Academy of European Law will hold a seminar on the "Equal Participation in Society of Persons with Disabilities" in English and French. The seminar is for national civil servants and staff of NGOs

The deadline is the 15th September 2019.  

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Ursula von der Leyen announces new Commissioner portfolios for 2019-2024

13-09-2019

On 10th September the President-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, allocated portfolios to the nominees for the next European Commission.

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EASPD signs a Memorandum of Understanding with International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD)

12-09-2019

On August 8, 2019 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between EASPD and the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD).

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Photo competition "Reclaiming your Rights"

12-09-2019

The European Disability Forum have launched a photo competition that is open to EU/EEA residents and citizens of all ages. They would like participants to share what access to justice (or lack thereof) looks like to people with disabilities in the EU.

Whether it be portraits of activists, survivors, images of rallies, speeches, etc., we are looking for engaging visuals that put forward the experience of people with disabilities throughout the justice system - in a single photograph.

Prizes

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We kick off September!

12-09-2019

We hope you had a nice relaxing summer and were able to get back energized and rested for an eventful autumn! EASPD has prepared an agenda full of events to keep you busy.

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