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.
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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.
Disability services must be addressed in European response to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic
On the 12th November EASPD brought together social service providers in the field of disability and the Head of Cabinet for Dubravka Suica to the launch its Second Snapshot Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Disability Services.
On 16th October the General Assembly of the European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities’ (EASPD) elected a new Executive Committee and Board
Clear strategy needed for meaningful inclusion of persons with disabilities in mainstream arts and culture
Hosted on 14th-15th October 'the Art of Inclusion - Disability and Diversity in Arts and Culture' conference showcased the work of artists and performers from across the world while calling for a clear strategy to promote meaningful inclusion.
Yesterday, the European Commission launched its Communication on achieving the European Education Area by 2025. The Communication presents the Commission’s plan to re-enforce cooperation on education in the EU and presents concrete steps to deliver on this ambition.
After the limited impact of the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative on social inclusion, the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities calls the EU institutions to take concrete action to ensure the new Recovery and Resilience Facility mproves access to social services in the years to come, especially in response to the huge impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the sector, its workers and beneficiaries.
The EU, Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership Regions must work together to promote community-based services for persons with disabilities
Bringing together over 90 participants online, the forum addressed the key challenges and trends of service provision in non-EU countries from the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership regions.
European Semester: services for children with disabilities need stronger legal and financial support
On 8th September EASPD brought together stakeholders to identify how the EU can support children with disabilities from the very first step
Investing in inclusiveness is key to ensure that persons with support needs can receive services where they live
On 1st July EASPD and support service providers in the disability field called for inclusive investment in rural areas to face the post COVID-19 recovery.