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EAPSD co-signs letter asking for the withdrawal of the Draft Additional Protocol to the Oviedo Convention

30-11-2020

EASPD, together with 5 other organisations, has co-signed the attached letter addressed to the Committee on Bioethics of the Council of Europe, expressing deep concerns over the human rights violations potentially to be taken by the CoE. The letter asks for the withdrawal of the draft additional protocol to the Oviedo Convention according to which measures including confinement, isolation, binding, drugging and electroshock would be used as a medical treatment in mental health care facilities.

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UN COSP: EASPD side event: How can we use arts and culture to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities?

29-11-2020

Join EASPD's side event on arts and culture at the United Nations Conference of State Parties on 3rd December. 

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Life after Violence: A Study on Violence against women with intellectual disabilities in institutions by Inclusion Europe

27-11-2020

Inclusion Europe has recently published a new report which focuses on the violence against women with intellectual disabilities in institutions.  EASPD has provided a summary of the issues and discussion found in the report. 

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EASPD launches 3 positions on key upcoming EU initiatives

27-11-2020

The European Union is taking important steps in the social domain. EASPD has been very active in promoting new ideas on how several of these initiatives should be developed, including the next European Disability Strategy and the Child Guarantee.

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Register for MARGARITA's conference "Include Art: A dialogue on paths of artistic equity" on December 3rd-4th 2020

27-11-2020

MARGARITA wishes to invite you to their upcoming e-Conference entitled "Include Art: A dialogue on paths of artistic equity" on 3rd-4th December 2020.

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Just4All: open training course for lawyers, notaries, and legal practitioners!

26-11-2020

The Just4All project has developed a free online course for legal practitioners to train them in the judicial rights of persons with disabilities. 

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DDSkills project meeting: 2nd Transnational Project Meeting

26-11-2020

The second DDSkills Transnational Project Meeting took place online on 3rd November 2020. The partners discussed the results achieved during the first ten months of the project, as well as the next steps.

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The story of I-Decide

24-11-2020

The I-Decide project ended this year but it leaves behind many useful tools to implement Supported Decision Making.

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Position paper on EU Support for Deinstitutionalisation of Persons with Disabilities in the Republic of Moldova

23-11-2020

Keystone Human Services and partners have developed a position paper highlighting the need for EU Support for Deinstitutionalisation of Persons with Disabilities in the Republic of Moldova. 

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World Children’s Day: EASPD’s work for children with disabilities

20-11-2020

Investing in children has numerous short and long-term positive effects on society and the economy. On occasion of World Children's Day, come learn about EASPD's policy recommendations and the ECI Agora project.

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