Deinstitutionalisation in Czechia – event

7 September 2022 from 14:00 to 16:30 in Brussels. Event about how deinstitutionalisation is being done in Czechia.

Deinstitutionalisation in Czechia - event

 

7 September 2022 from 14:00 to 16:30 in Brussels.

The event is organised in collaboration with the European Commission.

 

Deinstitutionalisation is very important to end segregation of people with intellectual disabilities in Europe.

As Czechia holds the presidency of the Council of the EU, we want to look at how deinstitutionalisation is being done in the country.

 

Speakers

The event presents how deinstitutionalisation is being done at national, regional, and local levels in the country.

Representatives of the European Commission will present how the EU supports deinstitutionalisation:

  • planned Guidance to Member States: Independent living and inclusion in the community Guidelines for independent 
  • European Social Fund support for deinstitutionalisation 
  • European Regional and Development Funds support for inclusion and community based services

Jan Pfeiffer on EU funding in practice: What has been done, and remains to be done in Czech mental heath care reform.

  • Jan Pfeiffer has been a long-standing deinstitutionalisation advocate;
  • currently, Jan works at ministry of health leading the mental health care reforms 

László Bercse with reflections on deinstitutionalisation in Czechia.

 

Location and time

Location

  • Brussels, Rue de la loi 75, Thon Hotel EU
  • the event is also available to attend online

Date and time:

  • 7 September 2022
  • from 14:00 to 16:30 

There will be interpretation between Czech and English.

 

With any questions, contact Inge Volleberg: i.volleberg@inclusion-europe.org.

 

The event is part of conference Europe in Action to End Segregation.

 

Background reading on deinstitutionalisation in Czechia:

 

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