EPSA

The European Platform of Self-Advocates

The European Platform of Self-Advocates

The European Platform of Self-Advocates (for short, EPSA)
is made up of groups of self-advocates
from different countries in Europe.

EPSA has spoken for self-advocacy organisations
in Europe since the year 2000.

EPSA has 20 member organisations from 17 countries.

What EPSA does

EPSA makes sure Inclusion Europe is inclusive organisation.
EPSA selects 3 board members of Inclusion Europe.

EPSA also gives Inclusion Europe ideas about what we should do.
EPSA gives Inclusion Europe feedback on how well self-advocates are represented and included.

EPSA self-advocates represent Inclusion Europe at conferences and meetings.

Every 2 years, EPSA organises Hear our Voices! self-advocacy conference.

EPSA meetings

Every year, EPSA holds a General Meeting.
At this meeting, all members come together
and decide on important issues.

For example, they agree on a work plan
or elect members of the Steering Group.

EPSA Steering Group

The Steering Group is a group of self-advocates
that lead EPSA.

They meet several times a year.

These are the members of the EPSA Steering Group:

L谩szl贸 Bercse
from聽脡FO脡SZ,聽Hungary
L谩szl贸 is the Chair of EPSA Steering Group.
L谩szl贸 is also Vice-president of Inclusion Europe.

Oswald F枚llerer
from聽Selbstvertretungszentrum Wien,聽Austria

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Elisabeta Moldovan
from聽Ceva de spus,聽Romania

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Andreas Zehetner
from聽Lebenshilfe 脰sterreich,聽Austria
Andreas is also board member of Inclusion Europe.

Ana Mart铆nez

Ana Mart铆nez
from聽Plena inclusi贸n, Spain

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