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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, Disability Intergroup, Disability Strategy
European Parliament debates AccessibleEU Centre

The European Parliament will hold a plenary debate (and vote) on 4 October about their report on the...

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| Ukraine
Ukraine Updates, 29 September

Last week we met in Brussels with our donor, CBM International, to share updates on our joint Ukraine...

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| EDF work on Ukraine, Ukraine
Updates from the EDF/CBM Ukraine Project

On 20 and 21 September, we met our donor CBM International to discuss about the progress we have...

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Ukraine: Protection and safety of persons with disabilities and their families

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Mental Health and “Social” Media

What do you do on social media? How much time are you online? Can you imagine your life...

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WAI-CooP 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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Celebrating the Web Accessibility Directive Second Anniversary

IAAP and the European Disability Forum (EDF) are hosting a virtual public event on the 23rd of September...

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Latest Human Rights Report

The sixth edition of the European Disability Forum’s Human Rights Report focuses on the rights of persons with disabilities to vote and to stand as candidate in the European Parliament elections, also known as ‘EU elections’. The report explores the legal and practical barriers that prevent persons with disabilities from exercising the same political rights as other EU citizens.

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25th anniversary of EDF

2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the European Disability Forum (EDF). Join us to celebrate the advances of the disability movement! 

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