The fifth edition of the European Disability Forum’s Human Rights Report highlights how EU and European countries have largely failed to include persons with disabilities in their response to the pandemic, both within Europe and in their global response.
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We are European Disability Forum an umbrella organisation of persons with disabilities that defends the interests of over 100 million persons with disabilities in Europe.
We are an independent non-governmental organisation (NGO) that brings together representative organisations of persons with disabilities from across Europe.
We are run by persons with disabilities and their families. We are a strong united voice of persons with disabilities in Europe.
Our latest news
Disability Intergroup, Disability Strategy
Interview with MEP Alex Agius Saliba "I would like to see mutual recognition of disability status between EU Member States"
This is the first of a series of interviews with Members of the European Parliament. In this interview,...Read more
Accessibility, Built Environment
Access City Award 2022 applications are open!
Encourage your city to apply! Do you know a city that deserves to be recognised for making itself...Read more
Disability Inclusive Climate Justice Video Launched
Today, the European Disability Forum (EDF) and CBM Global launch a video on disability-inclusive climate justice at the...Read more
Join us in our events
EDF-ANEC Webinar on Introduction to Standardisation
Tuesday, 29 June 2021 15:30 – 17:00 CET Concept: Standardisation is important for the development of many services...Read more
Side event to the 14th session of the Conference of State Parties: Implementing the UNCRPD through Disability Strategies.
17 June 8.30- 9:45 AM (New York time)/14h30-15h45 (Brussels time) Organised by: European Union, with co-sponsors Austria and...Read more
Latest Human Rights Report
On this page, you will find a list of links to resources on COVID-19 including our statements and open letters, what our members are up to, and information in accessible formats.