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Key Principles and Recommendations for Inclusive Cash and Voucher Assistance in Ukraine

This technical brief, developed together with CBM Global Disability Inclusion, is intended to provide general guidance for humanitarian...

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EDF Freedom Guide (2011)

Freedom Guide - Paving the way towards free movement for persons with disabilities (PDF) Freedom Guide - Paving...

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Guide: Volunteers with disabilities within the new European Solidarity Corps (ESC)

The guidelines have been created as part of VIVID-T, which is a project funded by the European Union...

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Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DiDRR): A quick reference guide for practitioners in Europe and Central Asia

Persons with disabilities make up at least 15% of the global population [1] yet continue to be among...

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Your rights in the European Union - 2021 Booklet

This booklet presents your rights as a person with disabilities in the European Union (EU). It will help you understand how the EU works.

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Guide to accessible Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining

When we look at the issues faced by persons with disabilities in employment, we see not only issues in accessing the open labour market but also in relation to the quality of employment. Read this guide.

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EDF Guide on Council Presidencies 2021

EDF Guidance on EU Presidencies (Word) EDF Guidance on EU Presidencies (PDF)

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European Health Union Package

The European Union and all its Member States have ratified the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of...

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The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Guide

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - guide for DPO (PDF) The United...

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The United Nations CEDAW Committee

This is a guide for organisations of persons with disabilities on how to engage with the United Nations...

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EDF’s input to the EU Action plan on integration and inclusion of migrants and people of migrant background

Refugees and asylum seekers with disabilities face the same risks as other refugees, however compounded by many other...

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EDF guide for accessible meetings

A successful conference with active participation, good debate, with audiences from different backgrounds and perspectives, will depend on how conference organisers accommodate the needs of all possible participants, including persons with disabilities. In order to do so, there are a number of actions that you will have to take into account before and during the meeting. These guidelines are intended to support conference organisers in achieving those aims.

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Know your Rights

The following pages present your rights as a person with disabilities in the European Union (EU). It will help you understand how the EU works, the history and development of rights of persons with disabilities in the EU, and what rights you have under EU law. In a situation where your rights are breached, or you would like some more information, our website provides a list of the agencies that you can reach out to. Finally, it also explains the challenges that remain for persons with disabilities.

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EDF Guide for Accessible Meetings for All

A successful conference with active participation, good debate, with audiences from different backgrounds and perspectives, will depend on...

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