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The European State-Of-The-Art (ESOTA) Congress in 2020 in Austria

The European State-Of-The-Art (ESOTA) Congress about Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Programmes for Students with Intellectual Disabilities, will be held on 04-05 June 2020 at the Salzburg University of Education in Austria.

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Autumn brings change!

Autumn is usually always very busy in Brussels, with the EU actively working on new or improving legislation.

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Vote for all: Co-production taskforce to hold Roundtable on improving the political participation of persons with disabilities

On the 19th November EASPD and its partners in the Taskforce for the Support Services of Tomorrow will host a European Roundtable on how co-production can improve the political participation of persons with disabilities.

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The Commission wants to hear from you!

The European Commission is currently in the process of evaluating the European disability strategy 2010-2020 and needs stakeholders to give their feedback!

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Last publications

Technical Briefing Note - EU Public Procurement and Social Services

Following European Commission's reply to a request for clarifications about the use of the EU Public Procurement Directive in tendering for social services, EASPD produced a technical briefing focused on the increased flexibility and expanded possibilities to take into account social considerations.

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Report release: EASPD Review of the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020

EASPD has released a report on the European Disability Strategy (EDS) 2010-2020.

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Press releases


At their international conference “Staff Matters! Disability Workforce of Tomorrow,” stresses the need to recognize the importance of support and social care staff and to invest in the future disability workforce of tomorrow


On Thursday 12th September 2019, EASPD Members from 8  different EU countries gathered in Brussels to deliver their messages on the pressing issues regarding service provision in their country and the role of the European Semester in contributing to a solution.


The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) launches its latest report: “How to fund quality care and support services: 7 key elements”.