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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.

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| 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...

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| International cooperation
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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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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