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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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| About us, International cooperation
Roberta Lulli

Roberta is part of the International Cooperation Team and working as a Digital Accessibility Trainer for VIVID:T project...

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| Human Rights
The EU must combat disability hate speech and hate crime

Similar to other discriminated persons in the EU, persons with disabilities are at higher risk of being victims...

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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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Join us in our events

Facebook-EDF Policy roundtable on the European Accessibility Act

Thursday, 20 May 2021 15:00 – 17:00 CET Accessibility is a human right. It is equal access for...

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EDF-IDA workshop on Using the UN Optional Protocols to defend the rights of women and girls with disabilities

It is estimated that 1 in 5 women is a woman with disabilities. All over the world women...

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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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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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