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Helping Ourselves Prevent Exploitation - Project Update


The project partners are starting to host workshops for professionals working in child protection, with the goal to help them understand the increased vulnerability of young people with intellectual disabilities to sexual exploitation 

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Second fi-compass ESF Conference ‘Financial instruments funded by the European Social Fund – boosting social impact’


There will be a second fi-compass ESF conference on 'financial instruments funded by the European Social Fund - boosting social impact'.  The two-day conference will be from 8-9 March 2018 and will be opened by Ms Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility.

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European Expert Group releases a position paper on Funding of the European Union Post-2020


With the discussion about the Multi-Annual Financial Framework of the European Union (the so-called “EU Budget”) heating up, the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) released a position paper on “Funding of the European Union (EU) Post 2020”.

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European conference: The European Qualifications Framework - Supporting learning, work and cross border mobility


The European Commission is organising a conference on 15-16 March in Brussels to celebrate 10 years of existence of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

The event will shine a light on the achievements of a decade of cooperation on the EQF. It will also look at the challenges and opportunities of the future.

The first day will examine the main impacts and achievements of the EQF through thematic workshops. The second day will open a policy debate on the role of the EQF in changing labour markets and education and training systems.

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Seminar on digitalisation of the labour market


Czech Ministry of Labour and Social Affair will be organising a seminar in Prague on the digitalisation of the labour market.

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European Commission hosted first regional conference on employment and social reforms


The European Commission hosted the first regional conference on employment and social reforms with partners from the Western Balkans and Turkey in Belgrade on 31 January 2018.

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2018: The year for a more social Europe


Our Policy Manager, Sabrina, highlights what EASPD is looking forward to in 2018 with the European Pillar of Social Rights and the creation of a more social Europe.

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EASPD Conference "Social Economy as an effective model for Social Inclusion”: Call for workshop speakers


We have launched a call for workshop speakers! This year, EASPD is organising a conference in Varna, Bulgaria on 14-15 June 2018 on "Social Economy as an effective model for social inclusion". 

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Trade fair and workshop fair for persons with disabilities in Nuremberg, Germany


Our member, Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Werkstätten für Behinderte Menschen (BAG:WfbM) is organising a trade fair on vocational rehabilitation and an exhibition on workshops for persons with disabilities on 18 to 21 April 2018.

It will be held in Nuremberg, Germany.  The event hopes to showcase the importance of workshops for persons with disabilities in our society, achievements and visions behind the term "inclusion". The entrance fee is €9 and €6 for persons with disabilities.

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Accessible Universities & Inclusive Education Global Congress


The World Disability Union WDU  & World Disability Foundation WDF are organising two events. The events are on accessible tourism and accessible universities & inclusive education. This year, they will be held in Mersin, Turkey on 12-13 May 2018. 

ACCESSIBLE TOURISM GLOBAL CONGRESSTheme: Travel is right for everyone

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