Today, the European Parliament approved a motion for resolution on the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities in the COVID-19 crisis. The resolution was drafted by the Parliament’s Petitions Committee, following a petition from Inclusion Europe.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 emergency, there have been several cases of national laws being incompatible with the rights of people with intellectual disabilities. Therefore, Inclusion Europe submitted a petition to defend their rights as well as those of their families.
The European Mobility Week takes place from 16 to 22 September. On this occasion, the European Disability Forum (EDF) has sent an open letter to EU governments regarding the revision of the EU Rail Passenger's Regluation.
The European Commission has made a campaign against discrimination at work. This is important for many people
and also for people with intellectual disabilities. We wrote an easy-to-read text about the campaign.
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.