Digitalisation, EU funds, anti-discrimination laws, employment strategies ... people with intellectual disabilities are affected by nearly all EU laws and policies. Inclusion Europe has joined a call by the European Disability Forum, eight Members of the European Parliament and other organisations.
The European Commission has issued a Mandate on 'Design for All' with the aim to include accessibility in mainstream standards. As a part of this work, an analysis of the main standardisation areas and fields will be carried out in order to identify which standards have to be addressed most urgently.
The EAPN has put-out a list of 10 arguments calling for of a European Active Inclusion Strategy. The arguments, published in leaflet format, are supporting measures meant to “reduce poverty, exclusion and inequalities and to enable everyone to live a decent life and participate in society”.