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The European Disability Forum

The European Disability Forum is an independent NGO that represents the interests of 80 million Europeans with disabilities. EDF is the only European platform run by persons with disabilities and their families. We are the front runner for disability rights. We are the voice of persons with disabilities in Europe.


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EDF MET THE UN COMMITTEE & DEFENDED ITS ALTERNATIVE REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES BY THE EU

Geneva, 2 April 2015 | Today the disability movement met the UN Committee in Geneva and presented its Alternative Report raising its concerns about how the EU implements the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD).

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EDF WILL PRESENT THE PRIORITIES OF THE DISABILITY MOVEMENT TO THE UN COMMITTEE

Brussels, 30 March 2015 | This Thursday 2 April, the disability movement will be at Geneva to meet the UN Committee and discuss its concerns on how the EU implements the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD).

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POST-2015 FRAMEWORK FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION HAS BEEN ADOPTED

EDF welcomes the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), which was officially adopted on 18th March 2015 at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan, and it is disability-inclusive. EDF will continue following this topic and advocating for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in disaster risk reduction also on European level.

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