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Webinar: Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities: guide for promising practices

24-07-2020

On 11th September 2020 15.00-16.00 CEST, the European Commission will be hosting a webinar during which they will present a set of good practices to ensure accommodation for persons with disabilities in Europe.

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EU leaders agree next long-term EU budget

23-07-2020

During a physical summit in Brussels, on 21 July EU leaders agreed on an overall budget of an EU budget of €1 074.3 billion for the period 2021-2027.

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Joint position paper on a comprehensive Child Rights Strategy

16-07-2020

EASPD joins 28 organisations to call on the European Commission to make sure that children’s rights are mainstreamed in EU’s main priorities.

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Stronger recognition, urgent action and more investment

16-07-2020

On 25 June 2020, EASPD together with partners representing the entire social services sector joined at European level to call the European Union to strengthen recognition, urgency and resilience in social services during the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery. The Online Summit “Social Services & COVID 19: what role for EU?” was viewed by over 2,000 people across different platforms.  

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Academy of European Law to host Annual Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2020

14-07-2020

On 21-23 October 2020 (mornings), the Academy of European Law will host a conference whose focus will be on persons with disabilities and how they can exercise their legal rights.

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European Parliament in defence of rights of people with intellectual disabilities and their families in times of Covid-19 emergency

10-07-2020

On 8th July the European Parliament "approved a motion for resolution on the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities in the Covid-19 crisis", following a petition launched by Inclusion Europe.

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ENNHRI and Mental Health Europe Report: Implementing supported decision-making

10-07-2020

ENNHRI and Mental Heath Europe's latest report explores developments across Europe in the implementation of supported decision-making and the role of National Human Rights Institutions.

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EASPD is looking for a researcher!

09-07-2020

EASPD is looking for a Researcher/Research team to produce a report on how institutional settings have been dismantled to deinstitutionalise persons with high support needs/multiple disabilities.

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Her Abilities: an Award launched by Light of the World to honour the achievements of women with disabilities

08-07-2020

The Light of the World organisation launched the Her Abilities Award to pay a tribute to women with disabilities who achieved greatness in their lives or fields of work. 

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Unesco launches a Prize for the Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

08-07-2020

The Emir Jaber Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Prize for the Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities launched by Unesco aims at bridging the knowledge gap about ICT of persons with disabilities around the world.

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