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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 CALLS ON MEPs TO VOTE FOR THE RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DISABILITY INTERGROUP

19 November 2014 | Members of the European Parliament will vote on 24-26 November to decide which intergroups will exist in 2014-2019. EDF urges them to re-create the EP DisabilityIntergroup.

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EU OMBUDSMAN COMMITS TO WORK ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Brussels, 12 November 2014 | On 11 November 2014, EDF President Yannis Vardakastanis met the European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, to discuss future cooperation on the implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities in all EU policies.

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EDF CALLS ON THE EU TO MEET THE NEW CHALLENGES OF THE NEXT PERIOD FOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES

Brussels, 9 November 2014 | This weekend, EDF Board meeting gathered together representatives from organisations of persons with disabilities around Europe. The meeting opened by EDF President, Yannis Vardakastanis, followed by the Head of Unit on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of the European Commission, Maria Luisa Cabral. EDF has adopted measures in order to prepare the disability movement to fully participate in the new political period opened in the European Union after the European elections and the renewed European Commission.

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