As the current EU Disability Strategy comes to an end, the European Parliament is calling the European Commission for an ambitious post-2020 strategy, in which we can find some Inclusion Europe’s priorities.
The COVID-19 is changing every aspect of our societies, revealing pre-existing inequalities and highlighting that work on disability inclusion is imperative. Therefore, Inclusion Europe highlights news and statements around the topic of rights of people with disabilities and their families.
Equality Commissioner Helena Dalli gave a speech at the "Towards Inclusion" conference in Brussels on "What is the vision of the future of deinstitutionalisation and role of EU?" Read it here in many different languages.
At the "Towards Inclusion" conference, the Commissioner for Equality found strong words against institutionalisation. EPSA member Elisabeta Moldovan talked about her experiences growing up in institutions.
Digitalisation, EU funds, anti-discrimination laws, employment strategies ... people with intellectual disabilities are affected by nearly all EU laws and policies. Inclusion Europe has joined a call by the European Disability Forum, eight Members of the European Parliament and other organisations.