The 13 key European Networks with responsibility for social services request Member States and the European Commission to invest in social services to promote an inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The proposal for a European Child Guarantee was published by the European Commission yesterday.
On the 10th March 2021, the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) organised a webinar to take stock of the situation of education of children with disabilities one year on from the pandemic.
In line with the European Commission' s new strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilties 2021-2030, EASPD prepares to help implement the Disability Strategy efficiently.
In light of the online webinar conducted on 24th February organised by EASPD, there is an urgent need for the EU to asses the financial situation of social service providers.
The Inclusive Labour Market Alliance (ILMA) Launches a Joint Statement To Make Labour Markets Inclusive in Europe
On 27th January EASPD and Inclusion Europe launched easy-to-read and free information documents about the COVID-19 vaccination in 14 languages.
Last week, the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) organised its first Social Services Week. One main message appeared throughout: COVID-19 has re-affirmed the need to strengthen a disability services system built on the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The European Union should help forge a space for innovation in the sector.
European networks have joined forces and signed a joint statement calling on the EU to ensure that every citizen has the right to decent work in an open and inclusive labour market.
EASPD and the EU address issue of inclusion in arts and culture at the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD
At the annual Conference of States Parties to the UN CRPD on the 3rd of December, EASPD co-organised an event with the European Commission to address the barriers faced of persons with disabilities in accessing the arts and culture sector.