An event about how how to make sure the reconstruction and rebuilding takes into account people with disabilities.
- How to ensure the efforts to help Ukraine re-build are inclusive of people with disabilities.
- To build accessible housing and public spaces.
- To prevent people from ending up in “care” institutions or becoming homeless.
8 September 2022 from 14:30 to 16:00 in Brussels.
The event is organised in collaboration with the European Disability Forum.
Catherine Naughton, director, European Disability Forum
Tetiana Lomakina, Adviser–Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for a Barrier-free Environment
Raisa Kravchenko, VGO Coalition, Ukraine
Freek Spinnewijn, FEANTSA
- Housing and policies to prevent homelessness
Mariya Yasenovska, European Disability Forum
- Accessible environments and building
Location and time
- Brussels, avenue des arts 6-9 (Welkin)
Date and time:
- 8 September 2022
- from 14:30 to 16:00
With any questions, contact Inge Volleberg: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is part of conference Europe in Action to End Segregation.
Background reading on Ukraine:
- 100 days: Ukrainians with intellectual disabilities and their families surviving the war
- “NGOs are at the forefront providing support to refugees with disabilities,” organisations in Moldova, Poland, Romania, Czechia tell us
- One month of the Russian war on Ukraine in the words of families of people with intellectual disabilities
- “Weeks of horror. And we cannot possibly escape.”
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