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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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| EDF information, Human Rights
Human Rights Report 2021: Impact of COVID19 on persons with disabilities

The fifth edition of the European Disability Forum’s Human Rights Report presents the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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| Human Rights
International Romani Day: what about Roma with disabilities?

While there is no accurate data on the number of Roma with disabilities, a 2016 study estimates that...

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| Membership
EDF expresses its deep condolences for the decease of Herbert Pichler, President of the Austrian Disability Council

President of the Austrian Disability Council Herbert Pichler passed away last April, 3 in a car accident. EDF...

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High-Level Exchange on EU Disability-inclusive International Cooperation and Humanitarian Action

European Disability Forum (EDF), International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), and MEP Radka Maxova are delighted to invite...

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Disability Intergroup event: Setting in motion the European Disability Rights Strategy

It is a unique moment in the European Union. For the first time, having ratified the EU and...

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Our blog: #DisabilityRealities

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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