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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| Disability Intergroup
The Disability Intergroup is ready to strengthen the EU Disability Rights Strategy

The European Parliament Disability Intergroup welcomes the publication of the European Disability Rights Strategypresented by the European Commission...

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| Accessibility
What is the "New European Bauhaus" and what can it deliver for persons with disabilities?

The European Commission has published a new initiative: the "New European Bauhaus". For those who are confused about...

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| EU Institutions
A new journey for disability rights. The European Disability Forum welcomes the new Disability Rights Strategy 2021-2030

Today is a landmark date for the European disability movement. The European Commission has published the Strategy for...

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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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