László Bercse is chair of the EPSA steering group. He took part in the "Belonging" conference organised by Inclusion International and AKIM Israel. Read more about László's experiences at the conference.
Our director Milan Šveřepa wrote an article on Apolitical, an international platform that provides information to governments. The article is focused on children with disabilities living in institutions, promoting deinstitutionalisation as the only way forward.
As the votes in European Elections 2019 were being counted and first results announced on Sunday night, we could see a video of self-advocates talking about voting being played in front of the European Parliament in Brussels. And it became clear to me: These were elections like never before.
Inclusion Europe went to Barcelona for a meeting of the Human Rights working group at the offices of our member Som Fundació.
This meeting was a great opportunity to update members about our work, but also to learn their news.
Our policy officer Guillaume Jacquinot went to Dunkirk at the end of April to attend an event organised by our member “Papillons Blancs de Dunkerque”. The event focused on the European Union, how we benefit from it and why it is important.