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.
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A call to deliver a Just transition to a social and sustainable Europe. EDF co-signed a joint declaration by the European Alliance for a Just Transition
EDF has co-signed a joint declaration together with the members of the European Alliance for a Just Transition...Read more
Accessibility, Climate Action, Green Deal, transport, Transport
The new Urban Mobility Framework. How we can make public transport more accessible for persons with disabilities
The EU has already adopted a set of rules and laws for better accessibility of transport, including most...Read more
International cooperation, Uncategorized
How to travel in a safe, secure and inclusive way?
By An-Sofie Leenknecht, Human Rights Coordinator At EDF this summer, we participated in a travel safety and security...Read more
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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...Read more
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...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.