The decision of the European Committee of Social Rights on the merits of the complaint International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and Inclusion Europe v. Belgium (No. 141/2017) became public on 3 February 2021.
Our director Milan Šveřepa wrote an article on Apolitical, an international platform that provides information to governments. The article is focused on children with disabilities living in institutions, promoting deinstitutionalisation as the only way forward.
This year’s international conference, which took place in Belfast on 15-17 May, discussed the unique challenges and opportunities of bringing up children with disabilities, and offered resources for parents with or without disabilities themselves.
Inclusive education will be the focus of the 2014 Global Action Week entitled ‘Equal Right, Equal Opportunity: Education and Disability’. The event, scheduled for 4-10 May is organised by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), a broad civil society coalition advocating for free and compulsory, quality public basic education for all children.