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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

| EU Budget
Stop EU funding of new institutions for people with disabilities in Poland, EEG says

On the 15th of July The European Disability Forum (EDF) led the launch of a statement by the...

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| Human Rights
New study and UN Statement on the Hague Convention on the protection of adults

On 8th of July, the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities and the Special...

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Join us in our events

Discussion on the future of the Disability Card: What kind of Card do we want?

This event will be organised jointly by EDF and our Slovenian members, NSIOS. Slovenia will hold the Presidency...

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WAI-CooP First Open Meeting

The Web Accessibility Initiative Communities of Practice project (WAI-CooP Project) invites everyone interested in web accessibility to take...

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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...

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Latest Human Rights Report

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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COVID19 Resources

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.

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