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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| UN CRPD
Calendar of country review by the CRPD Committee

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD Committee) published a tentative calendar of the...

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| Human Rights
No victim forgotten! European Day for Victims of Crime

It is estimated that every year 75 million people across Europe continue to fall victims of crime. Persons...

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New publication! Impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities

Now available in PDF and Easy to Read versions. 

Now available in PDF and Easy to Read versions. 

This paper gives an overview of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on persons with disabilities in Europe and draws specific recommendations for the EU and European countries. Now available in accesible PDF and Easy to Read version. 

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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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