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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| EU Institutions
New year, new Presidency. Will the Portuguese deliver on the Pillar of Social Rights?

Portugal has just taken over the rotating presidency of Council of the European Union, following the German Presidency....

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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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Events. Join us!

Webinar on "Disability rights and sexual health: Inclusion in sex education and sexual health programmes"

The event will take place next 7th of December at 5pm (Brussels time). Register now!

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European Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020 and access city award 2021 ceremony

The event will take place next 1st and 2nd of December. Register to participate

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Webinar on "Ending violence against women and girls with disabilities in the European Union"

The event will take place next 24th of November at 10.00 am (Brussels time). Register now!

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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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