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The disability Intergroup elects its new bureau

26-01-2015

The Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament held this morning its first meeting after its re-establishment. During the meeting, the whole Bureau of the Disability Intergroup was elected, and now it consists of 4 co-presidents and 8 vice-presidents. This new structure will allow a broad consensus through which the Disability Intergroup can effectively promote the rights of persons with disabilities inside the European Parliament and in Europe.

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The International Foundation of Applied Disability Research – Call for projects 2015

13-01-2015

The International Foundation of Applied Disability Research (FIRAH) announces the opening of the Call for projects 2015.

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Social Platform’s position on the financing of social services

13-01-2015

The largest civil society alliance fighting for social justice and participatory democracy in Europe –Social Platform- presents in a policy paper which should be the key elements for the development of a policy framework that ensures sustainable financing for social services.

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EASPD celebrates the European Day of Persons with Disabilities!

06-01-2015

To mark the celebration of the 2014 European Day of Persons with Disabilities [3.12], EASPD organised several conferences and meetings to follow up the political work that is currently been carried out together with its members.

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Seasons’ Greetings & Happy New Year 2015

22-12-2014

EASPD staff would like to thank all its members and partners for their cooperation in 2014. We wish you wonderful holidays and all the best for the New Year. The EASPD team will be on holidays from 24th december to 4th January.

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2015: A new beginning?

18-12-2014

The year 2014 started with a very important meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The “most economically relevant actors in the world” gather in the Helvetic country to conclude that “growing inequality is a threat to our societies”. Participants to the World Economic Forum also considered as crucial to prevent the young generation to be lost, as both unemployment and income disparity are seen as huge dangers...

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Check out the final report on the conference “A Home for All”

18-12-2014

The report on the conference “A Home for All:  Housing and Services for People with Support Needs” is now available on the EASPD Website!

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Outcomes of the conference on People with Disabilities in Disaster Preparedness and Response

17-12-2014

How can people with hearing impairment contact emergency services? How can civil protection officials be trained to better support people with disabilities in emergency situations? These and other practical questions were addressed at the Conference on People with Disabilities in Disaster Preparedness and Response organised by the Council of Europe in Brussels on 4 and 5 December 2014 under the auspices of the Belgian Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

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Art for All: Brussels closing events

17-12-2014

The closing event of the European project Art for All – including an Art exhibition and final conference – has resonated the fruit of two years of work on the issues of Art and Disability. Organized by the Centre de la Gabrielle-MFPass and Pour la Solidarité–PLS, the event was held in Brussels on the 20th and 21st of November.

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DELAROSE Project 3rd Steering Group Meeting and Dissemination Seminar held at SUPSI

16-12-2014

On November 21st 2014, the third steering group meeting of DELAROSE Project was held at SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland) in Lugano, Switzerland. The meeting was led by the progress updates on all the work packages up to the mid-term point of the project. The revision of project progress was to ensure that the whole team will reach the aim to run a pilot DELAROSE programme in WIT, KFU and SUPSI in 2015.

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