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EDF Guide for accessible meetings for all 

 

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A successful conference with active participation, good debate, with audiences from different backgrounds and perspectives, will depend on how conference organisers accommodate the needs of all possible participants, including persons with disabilities. In order to do so, there are a number of actions that you will have to take into account before and during the meeting. These guidelines are intended to support conference organisers in achieving those aims

 

 

 

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EDF Guide for accessible meetings for all 

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How to engage with the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

A Guide for Organisations of Persons with Disabilities

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To mark UN Day, we launched a guide on how to engage with the UN Committee on the Rights of persons with disabilities. The guide is aimed at organisations with persons with disabilities.

In this guide you can discover

  • What is the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities;
  • Why should you engage with them;
  • How to best engage with them;

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The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - A Guide for Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (Word)

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - A Guide for Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (PDF)

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European Human Rights Report - issue 3

Ensuring the rights of persons with disabilities to equality and non-discrimination in the European Union

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Third issue of our annual European Human Rights report Series focus on Ensuring the rights of persons with disabilities to equality and non-discrimination in the European Union. The report includes a review of equality frameworks in each EU Member State and a section on multiple and intersectional forms of discrimination. 2019.

 

 

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European Human Rights Report - issue 3 (Accessible PDF)

Easy to read Report “European Human Rights Report - issue 3" (Word)

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Plug and Pray?

A disability perspective on artificial intelligence, automated decision-making and emerging technologies

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Plug and Pray - A disability perspective on artificial intelligence, automated decision-making and emerging technologies (Accessible PDF)

Easy to read: Plug and Pray - A disability perspective on artificial intelligence, automated decision-making and emerging technologies (PDF)

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Your Rights in the European Union

Cover page of 'Know your rights' publicationThe following pages present your rights as a person with disabilities in the European Union (EU). It will help you understand how the EU works, the history and development of rights of persons with disabilities in the EU, and what rights you have under EU law. In a situation where your rights are breached, or you would like some more information, our website provides a list of the agencies that you can reach out to. Finally, it also explains the challenges that remain for persons with disabilities.
 
 
 
 
 
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“Sink or Swim”: Barriers for Children with Disabilities in the European School System

Cover page of report ending forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilitiesHuman Rights Watch and EDF released a report which unveils discrimination faced by students with disabilities in so-called European schools, anetwork of 13 intergovernmental schools primarily teaching children of EU institutions employees. The report counts with data and testimonials explaining the difficulties in seeking for and receiving reasonable accomodation, which is often denied. 

 

 

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Report “Sink or Swim”: Barriers for Children with Disabilities in the European School System PDF

Easy to read Report “Sink or Swim”: Barriers for Children with Disabilities in the European School System

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Accessibility? Act! 

EDF's leaflet on the European Accessibility Act explains why the Act is of great importance for 80 million persons with disabilities in Europe and where we stand at the moment with the discussions on the proposal. It is a tool for EDF, its members and partners to campaign for a strong and ambitious European Accessibility Act! 

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The leaflet on the Accessibily Act in accessible PDF format

 

 

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Ending Forced Sterlisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities

 

Cover page of report ending forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilitiesEDF and CERMI Women’s Foundation released a comprehensive report which raises awareness on how to prevent and end forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilities. It explains the negative consequences of forced sterilisation on the enjoyment of all human rights for all women and girls with disabilities. It highlights the close relationship between this practice and the deprivation of legal capacity, and describes the current situation in Europe and beyond. Finally, it gives an overview of the current human rights standards and jurisprudence on the topic.

 

 

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Report on ending forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilities in accessible PDF

Report on ending forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilities in EASY TO READ

 

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European Human Rights Reports

Cover page of 2nd European Human Rights report 2018: The second issue of our annual European Human Rights report Series is focusing on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable   Development     and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This report showcases to decision-makers and organisations of   persons with disabilities   the link between the CRPD and the SDGs in Europe and in international cooperation. It suggests recommendations and advocacyopportunities for disability-inclusive SDGs.
 
 
 
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 2nd Human Rights report on Disability-Inclusive SDGs in Europe and in International Cooperation

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cOVER PAGE OF fIRST eUROEPAN hUMAN rIGHTS rEPORT2016: The first issue of our annual European Human Rights Reports is marking 10 years of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). This report gives an overview of the state of play on the CRPD in Europe. 

 

 

 

 

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The European Human Rights Report in accessible PDF format 

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Alternative Report to the UN Committee

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EDF Alternative Report was published on the occasion of the European Union’s first ever review by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD Committee). Its purpose is to inform the CRPD Committee on how the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) has been implemented by the European Union.

 

 

 

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EDF Alternative Report in accessible PDF format

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Informe Alternativo presentado al Comité de los Derechos de las Personas con Discapacidad de las Naciones Unidas

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Freeedom Guide

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The Freedom Guide was created in the framework of EDF's Top Campaign on Freedom of Movement. It is a compilation of articles written by representatives from the disability movement from all over the world, academics and other important contributors. Its aim is to show the importance of freedom of movement of people, goods and services as a condition for a more inclusive society, but also as a fundamental right. 

 

 

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Freedom Guide-Paving the way towards free movement for persons with disabilities

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Manifesto on women & girls with disabilities

Cover page of second manifesto on the rights of women and girls with disabilities

The 2nd Manifesto on the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities in the European Union is a toolkit for activists and policymakers aiming at promoting the equal rights of all women and girls with disabilities in Europe. 

 

 

 

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2nd Manifesto on the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities in the EU

2ème Manifeste sur les Droits des Femmes et des Filles handicapées  de l’UE

2º Manifiesto de los Derechos de las Mujeres y Niñas con Discapacidad de la UE

2º Manifesto delle Donne con Disabilità dell'Unione Europea

 
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