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EASPD contributes to the United Nations general discussion on the implementation of Article 27 of the UN CRPD

25-03-2021

EASPD has informed the UN Committee on the different methodologies used across Europe to support the employment of individuals with disabilities.

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​Co-Care report finds that current digital solutions available for informal carers do not meet all their needs

25-03-2021

The Co-Care project has released a new report on the status of co-created ICT-based Alzheimer care solutions (devices, applications or experiences) in Spain, Portugal and the UK.

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EASPD Summary: ‘Future plan for care workers and care services – local and regional opportunities in the context of a European Challenge’

25-03-2021

EASPD prepared a paper as input to the written consultation to the European Committee of the Regions on the “Future plan for care workers and care services - local and regional opportunities in the content of a European Challenge”.

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EASPD Summary: New Study from the European Economic and Social Committee

24-03-2021

The European Economic and Social Committee released a survey study on 12th January 2021 entitled, “The response of civil society organisations to face the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent restrictive measures adopted in Europe.” EASPD has provided a summary of the results found in the report.   The report outlined the societal challenges that the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in several EU member states:

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Nominations for CEB Award for Social Cohesion Now Open!

24-03-2021

The Council of Europe Development Bank is now accepting nominations for the CEB Award for Social Cohesion until 12th April 2021 at Midnight.   The CEB Award for Social Cohesion will award €25,000 prize and trophy to a project that addresses pressing social issues and makes a significant contribution to social cohesion in an innovative and effective way.   The requirements for the nominations:  

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FORSEE calls upon researchers to study the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the social services sector!

24-03-2021

FORSEE is looking for researchers to undertake a study on the imapct and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the social services sector. 

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European Parliament's Positive Action for Persons with Disabilities

23-03-2021

The European Parliament’s Positive Action Contract Agent Selection Tool (CAST) for people with disabilities is now open!  

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) believes in and actively promotes equality and diversity in all its selections. In particular, it is striving to reach out to more diverse talent to broaden the representation of EU diversity within EPSO’s applicant pool and ultimately within the EU Institutions.

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Join the webinar of the European Parliament’s Disability Intergroup on the European Disability Rights Strategy 2021-2030!

19-03-2021

The Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament is organising a webinar on the Disabilites Rights Strategy 2021-30 on 30th March, 2021 to discuss the key points of this strategy. 

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EDF and MHE webinar on opposing the Oviedo Convention draft legislation on involuntary psychiatric treatment of persons with disabilities!

18-03-2021

In opposition of the Oviedo Convention draft legislation on involuntary psychiatric treatment of persons with disabilities, the European Disability Forum and Mental Health Europe will conduct a webinar.

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European Commission releases recommendation on an effective support to employment following COVID-19

11-03-2021

The document presents a series of recommendations for Member States to address the labour market challenges triggered by the pandemic.

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