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Katarina is the director for Social Rights and Inclusion
at the directorate general for employment,
social affairs and inclusion of the European Commission.
We asked Katarina about her work in
Croatia on the National level.
She told us that she has been working
on inclusion and human rights
for 20 years and she also told us about
that she is working on gender equality.
In the interview we talked with
Katarina about social policies and how
the European Union will look to develop and rise.
She told us a bit about the European Disability Strategy
and how it helps people with intellectual disabilities
in their daily lives.
The European Union wants to see
change in the next ten years
for people with intellectual disabilities.
She also told us about a few of the
changes that will happen in the
next few years which will be done
by the European Union.
Katarina also told us a bit about
the European Pillar of Social Rights
and how it was already available in easy-to-read.
Katarina explained to us about the
20 goals that are written in the
European Pillar of Social Rights booklet.
Katarina told us about the employment
for people with intellectual disabilities
and how they have the right to
have a job like everyone else.
Katarina said that the European Commission
is putting together a sort of package
for all people with intellectual disabilities
who want to look for work.
Katarina said that they will have a joint paper on the rights
of people with intellectual disabilities soon.
Katarina also talked about the United Nations Convention
on the Rights of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.
To end the podcast Katarina talked about Child Guarantee
and how they will help people with intellectual disabilities.
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