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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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
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...Read more
Human Rights, International cooperation
A first concrete action by the European Commission: Its Human Rights Toolbox is more inclusive of persons with disabilities!
EDF welcomes the European Commission's updated Human Rights Based Approach Toolbox that was published earlier this week. The...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
Latest Human Rights Report
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.