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Vacancy for Communications and Operations Assistant (Internship)

EASPD is looking for an intern to join its team in Brussels and assist in the communication and operational activities of the organisation to start on the 23rd March 2020.

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Legal Capacity & Access To Justice For Persons With Disabilities: The Way Forward

It is time to go forward for the full legal capacity and access to justice for persons with disabilities. Join us on the 26th March as we hear from experts and showcase promising practices about the concrete implementation of the legal rights of persons with disabilities in the EU.

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Renewed commitment on disability in the EU Agenda

The new year has already brought many developments in the EU policy agenda! Most importantly a new European Disability Strategy to be launched in 2021 and the re-establishment of the European Parliament’s Disability Intergroup. In our latest editorial, EASPD Policy Manager Sabrina Ferraina explains how the European Commission has support services in mind for their 2020 workplan. 

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Apply for a grant to attend our next conference in Paris!

 The application for grants to support participants from lower GDP countries to attend the EASPD Paris events and conference is now open!  

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Last publications

Key recommendations on the European Disability Strategy post 2020

In light of the current negotiation of the future European Disability Strategy, EASPD has published its recommendations to enable support and social care services help realise the full implementation of the UNCRPD across Europe

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Event report release: The EU Investment Plan - Investing in Social Care & Support

Following our joint conference with the European Policy Centre (EPC), on the EU Investment Plan and investing in social care and support, the EPC has published its ev

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Press releases


Today, EASPD launches its latest report: “Staff Matters: from care workers to enablers of change” which summarizes the conclusions of the Helsinki Conference “Staff Matters: Disability Workforce of Tomorrow”


Disability support service providers and Members of the European Parliament come together to commit a stronger social agenda


On 4th December, the Steering Board for Social Infrastructure and Mr Alfred Sant MEP co-organised the European Parliament event “InvestEU & the Economy of Well-being: making the most of local know-how”.