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EASPD offers grants to members to participate in its Annual Conference in Varna

03-05-2018

EASPD will offer 25 grants of maximum 400 EUR per 1 person per organization (based on real costs) to members and observers to facilitate their participation at the events of the next EASPD Annual Conference in Varna.  

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Great progress in IIIS project’s development after its third meeting

02-05-2018

The consortium of the IIIS Project (Implementing Inclusion in Schools) met in Austria last September and moved the project forward by visiting an Austrian pilot school, looking at the results of a survey sent to partner schools and setting further communication and coaching tools.

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AMiD boosts its work in its second project meeting

02-05-2018

Last 26th and 27th of April, EASPD participated in Nicosia (Cyprus) in the second meeting of the AMiD Project (Access to services for Migrants with Disabilities), a EU funded project that aims to support an efficient management of the reception and integration of asylum seekers and migrants with disabilities in the EU.

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EASPD call for Tender! Production of Risk Management Framework

30-04-2018

EASPD is looking for a consultant who can produce a Risk Management Framework to be put in place by the organisation.

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EASPD endorses NGO’s joint statement asking for investment in tackling child poverty

30-04-2018

More than 20 organisations within the EU Alliance for Investing in Children, including EASPD, and the Child Rights Action Group (CRAG) have signed the joint statement “The post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework must invest in children and aim to end child poverty”.

The petition urges the EU institutions and its Member States to invest in children and develop a future Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) that works to end child poverty and promotes the social inclusion of all children in Europe.

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Time to get serious: let’s invest in high quality support services

25-04-2018

Community-based, person-centred support services are essential to enable all people to enjoy their human rights on an equal basis, beyond disability or any other factor. EASPD’s members are working hard to fully implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD), by providing innovative services that ensure the inclusion of all in society.   To guarantee the sustainability of these services and to increase their provision, access to reliable sources of funding is needed.  

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EASPD Videoflash n°29 is out

25-04-2018

In this Videoflash, Luk Zelderloo, Pirkko Mahlamäki and Kenneth Johannesson explain their work on the AMiD Project (Access to Services for Migrants with Disabilities), which aims to promote a better access to social and health care services for migrants and asylum seekers with disabilities in the EU.  

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New application provides more accessible and person-centred learning for persons with intellectual disabilities

23-04-2018

The software, designed by Social Skills Animation, enables persons with autism or an intellectual disability to learn and develop social and independent living skills. 

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New study explores strategies to boost access of persons with chronic diseases to the labour market

20-04-2018

The article "Mapping European Welfare Models: State of the Art of Strategies for Professional Integration and Reintegration of Persons with Chronic Diseases" has been published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health and is available online.   

Click here to read the full publication.

 

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The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities enters into force in Ireland

20-04-2018

On 19th April Ireland became the final EU Member State to enter into force the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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