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EDITORIAL by Luk Zelderloo

04-02-2014

Let’s not be too cynical. Indeed it is always good news when think tanks such as WEF start to understand that economic wealth should be distributed  in a fair way and that leaving nobody behind – social inclusion and cohesion – is crucial not only from a Human Rights perspective but also when having a more business-oriented approach

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ACT NOW! EDF Position on the European Standard on “accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services in Europe”

04-02-2014

Mainstreaming disability into the European Standards can make a great difference in people’s life by ensuring a more inclusive society for all, including the so-called Information Society.

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UNAPEI: a look into the life of persons with severe disabilities in France

04-02-2014

Earlier this month, two French television channels broadcast documentaries about the challenges that children with severe disabilities face in France with regards to access to appropriate treatment.

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UNAPEI: People with intellectual disabilities deserve to have a say in the decisions made by city administration

04-02-2014

People with intellectual disabilities deserve to have a say in the decisions made by city administration as they have a direct effect on their daily lives. Therefore, they need to become better involved in the municipal elections process.

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European Conference on "Full inclusion of children and young people with disabilities into society": general conclusions

04-02-2014

The European Conference on "Full inclusion of children and young people with disabilities into society" has given a much clearer understanding on what is meant by inclusion of children and young people with disabilities into society.

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EASPD needs your help in expanding online activity

04-02-2014

Following the successful launch of the new website, EASPD has continued to develop its online activity in order to reach out and better connect itself to its members, partners and European institutions.

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Great news from Progress!

04-02-2014

The EASPD team is proud to announce that the European Commission has confirmed our budget for 2014 (PROGRESS).

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Changes in EASPD staff

04-02-2014

After almost three years of work as Policy and Communications Officer, Irene Bertana is leaving EASPD. She wishes to thank everyone for the opportunity that she had to be part of the ‘EASPD family’ and we would like to thank her for the enthusiasm she put in her work and wish her good luck for her new adventure.

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Launching of the ALDO Project: identifying best practices

04-02-2014

ALDO (Adults with a learning disability – Observatory of Best Practice) is a Lifelong Learning project which aims to support improvements in the quality and accessibility of education and training for adults with a learning disability by identifying and validating best practice approaches.

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ETNA – the end of a project; the beginning of a solid network

04-02-2014

EASPD participated in the European Thematic Network on Assistive information technology (ETNA) project, supported by the European Commission through the ICT Policy Support Programme - Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme. The ETNA network involved 23 European organisations from 13 countries and was coordinated by the Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer of the Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation in Italy.

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