Welcome to EDF

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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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Changemakers Workshop

Are you young and you want to become a changemaker? This workshop gives an insight in campaigning techniques and will show you tools that help you on the path to make change.

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Disability-inclusive employment in a new digital, COVID-changed landscape

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in online/digital inclusive employment initiatives and opportunities for people...

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71st WHO Regional Committee for Europe. Side event on the highest attainable standard of health for persons with disabilities.  

Co-hosted by the European Disability Forum, Germany, Israel, Norway and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...

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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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