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The Art of Inclusion

22-10-2020

Our online conference last week was a huge success, we reached all corners of Europe and even further with our message. The right to cultural participation and access to the arts is a human right and more needs to be done to ensure that all members of society can fully enjoy and make the most of this essential part of life. 

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European Commission release new brochure on Erasmus Accreditation

20-10-2020

The new Erasmus Programme (2021-2027) includes the possibility for organisations to apply for accreditation: an innovative way of receiving benefits.

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EASPD responds to Consultation on EU Child Guarantee

19-10-2020

EASPD recently responded to the European Commission's Consultation by calling for a section to be dedicated to children with disabilities and their support needs in the Child Guarantee.

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Beit Issie Shapiro and FIU Embrace: Live Webinar Series on Play and Leisure for Children with Disabilities

19-10-2020

Israel-based not-for-profit organisation Beit Issie Shapiro is partnering up with Florida International University's Embrace Programme to host a series of 3 webinars, all focusing on play and leisure for children with disabilities, particularly, how parents and caregivers can create an environment with the right conditions to learn and play.

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EASPD Policy Café: the European Pillar of Social Rights and the European Education Area

19-10-2020

EASPD is hosting its first Policy Café, an initiative to update its members on specific EU policies and to collect their feedback, which will be later used by the EASPD Policy team when responding to EU consultations to such policies.

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New European Disability Strategy: give your feedback!

19-10-2020

The European Commission is currently working on the new European Disability Strategy, and they want your feedback! From 15th October to 12th November 2020 (midnight Brussels time) the Roadmap is open for feedback.

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Call for tender! EASPD is looking for researchers to implement 4 studies starting in 2020

12-10-2020

EASPD is looking for researchers to complete 4 research activities in the field of social care and support services.

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SAVE-THE-DATE Private Investment, Human Rights & Social Care: building a common European agenda

11-10-2020

Join the partners of the a4i project on Wednesday 28th October, 14h-15h30, to explore how we can together build a common European agenda where private investment, human rights and social care are aligned.

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EASPD welcomes appointment of Professor Gerard Quinn as new UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

08-10-2020

On the 6th October the Human Rights Council of the United Nations appointed Professor Gerard Quinn as the new UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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New EU investment opportunities: engage now to benefit later!  

08-10-2020

Soon the European Union will publish the final version of its EU Recovery plan, including a significant budget which means significant opportunities for investment into Disability Services. But our sector must engage with national authorities to ensure we are a priority. In our latest editorial, Policy Manager Thomas Bignal presents you with the toolkit you need to engage now and benefit later.

 
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