National Council- full member Belgian Disability Forum (BDF)
The Belgian Disability Forum (BDF) gathers 18 Belgian organisations representative of persons with disabilities. BDF represents the interests of various disability groups at the european and supranational level.Website
Who are they?
The Belgian Disability Forum (BDF) is the umbrella organisation of persons with disability in Belgium.
Together for a Belgium where everyone have their place
BDF bases its action on the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The BDF requests that the rights of persons with disabilities be taken into account in every political decision.
Le BDF représente les personnes handicapées belges au niveau européen et supranational.
What they do?
The Belgian Disability Forum (BDF) aims at promoting, within the European institutions, the following rights of persons with disabilities:
- human rights
- civil rights
- social rights
- economic rights
- cultural rights
- equal opportunities
BDF main areas of action:
- to represent Belgian disabled persons within the European Disability Forum (EDF)
- to provide information to Belgian disabled persons on the great European and international stakes
- to lobby for the improvement of disabled persons rights
- to participate in the European decision-making process in all fields having an impact on the disabled persons situation