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All together for inclusive working environments!

19-02-2019

EASPD and its partners in the Taskforce for “Developing the Support Services of Tomorrow" have created a new leaflet showing how we can all play a role in creating more inclusive working environments.

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The European Commission welcomes a provisional agreement to create more transparent and predictable working conditions

19-02-2019

The European Commission has introduced a provisional agreement to create more transparent and predictable working conditions, especially for workers in the so-called "non-standard forms of employment". 

The proposal aims to put into practice the European Pillar of Social Rights, a European initiative launched in 2017 that aims at delivering new and more effective social rights for people across Europe. 

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EASPD to offer grants to members to attend upcoming conference

19-02-2019

EASPD members are warmly invited to attend EASPD events and the “Investing in Social Services, Investing in People” conference which will take place in Bucharest, Romania from 15-18th May 2019.   To support members from lower GDP countries, EASPD will offer 10 grants of maximum 400 EUR (based on real costs).  

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Registrations open for 13th EUSE Conference on Supported Employment

18-02-2019

The 13th EUSE Conference on Supported Employment – “Transitions” will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 27-29 May 2019.   

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Report release: Eight Country Fact Sheets on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities are now available

18-02-2019

EASPD is pleased to announce that eight more Country Fact Sheets on “Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities” are now available online. 

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Vacancy for Policy assistant (internship)

18-02-2019

We are looking for a junior profile willing to complete his/her ongoing studies with an exciting working experience in EASPD’s headquarters, in Brussels  

EASPD

The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) represents 17,000 social and health support service provider organisations across Europe and across disability.

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Registrations open for EASPD Conference: “Investing in Social Services, Investing in People.”

13-02-2019

Held on 16th-17th May our upcoming conference will discuss different funding models across Europe and assess the strengths and weaknesses in developing quality support services. 

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Preparing for Brexit: Contingency measures for Erasmus+ Participants in the event of a “No Deal” scenario

13-02-2019

On the 30th of January, the European Commission released a statement explaining that it has adopted a final set of contingency proposals for the areas of Erasmus+, social security coordination, and the EU Budget.

For those participants currently on the Erasmus+ programme or those who will be participating at the time of the UK's withdrawal, the Commission has adopted the following contingency measure proposal:

“Young people from the EU and the UK who are participating in the Erasmus+ programme on 30th March 2019 can complete their stay without interruption.”

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Ageing and Disability Conference: Shaping the Agenda of Tomorrow- March, 2019

12-02-2019

EASPD and ECCE are holding the conference “Ageing and Disability: Shaping the Agenda of Tomorrow”, on 21-22 March, 2019 in Brussels 

The conference will look at challenges and opportunities of bringing ageing and disability issues together to provide quality services for older persons with disabilities

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Project Launch! Independent Living Skills: Learning and Investing in people with disabilities, Co-operating with families and service providers

12-02-2019

EASPD members Centre de la Gabrielle – MFPass and the Service Foundation for People with Intellectual Disability (KVPS) are a part of a new project that aims to improve support of adults with intellectual disabilities to move towards a more independent life.

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