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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 Card, Disability Strategy
Summary report of the Discussion on the Future of the Disability Card on 16 September 2021

Summary report of the Discussion on the Future of the Disability Card on 16 September 2021 (PDF) Summary...

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| Disability Intergroup
European Parliament resolution on the protection of persons with disabilities through petitions: lessons learnt

On 7th October 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the protection of persons with disabilities based...

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Join us in our events

EDF Board meeting, Workshops and Committees November 2021

EDF will host a series of online meetings related to its Board, Committees, Workshops on "Your Rights in...

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The European Youth Event EYE2021

What is it? The European Youth Event (EYE2021) is the largest youth gathering in Europe supported and organised...

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Changemakers Workshop

Are you young and you want to become a changemaker? This workshop gives an insight in campaigning techniques and will show you tools that help you on the path to make change.

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Latest Human Rights Report

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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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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