Equality Commissioner Helena Dalli gave a speech at the "Towards Inclusion" conference in Brussels on "What is the vision of the future of deinstitutionalisation and role of EU?" Read it here in many different languages.
At the "Towards Inclusion" conference, the Commissioner for Equality found strong words against institutionalisation. EPSA member Elisabeta Moldovan talked about her experiences growing up in institutions.
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.