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Webinar: Advocating against the draft additional protocol to the Oviedo Convention

Last March 25 together with Mental Health Europe with numerous stakeholders launched an advocacy toolkit against the draft additional protocol to the Oviedo Convention. Our aim is to strengthen efforts to oppose the draft and request the withdrawal of the protocol.

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Webinar COSP 2020 “Inclusion Counts: data-driven advocacy for implementation of the CRPD”

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Webinar library of Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap is a project funded by the European Union (EU) under the Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI), Thematic Programme “Global Public Goods and Challenges”. There are 12 webinars in English, French, and Spanish. They are all subtitled

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

On November 24th and on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2020 together with Inclusion Europe, we held a webinar titled  ”Ending violence against women and girls with disabilities in the European Union”. During this webinar we discussed with EU actors and partners, including EU institutions, agencies and women’s organisations how to work together to end violence against women and girls with disabilities.

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Webinar #3: VIVID-T The Impact of Volunteering - Inclusive Volunteering & Social Entrepreneurship Skills. October 2020

You can watch the complete webinar here.  Continuing our webinars relating to the VIVID:T project, this webinar, which...

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Webinar: Advocating for strong national adoption of the European Accessibility Act. September 2019

On September 30th, the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar about the transposition of the European Accessibility Act at national level, this is to adapt or introduce laws in the country to comply with the European legislation.

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Webinar: the European Solidarity Corps. September 2020

On September 24th, the European Disability Forum held a webinar to present the new programme of the European Commission for volunteering and working abroad focusing particularly on young people with disabilities or with fewer opportunities.

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Webinar: DiscoverEU Get to know your Europe. January 2020

On September 24th, the European Disability Forum held a webinar to present the new programme of the European Commission for volunteering and working abroad focusing particularly on young people with disabilities or with fewer opportunities.

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Webinar: Online discussion on the Web Accessibility Directive. September 2019

On September 23rd, The European Disability Forum, in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission, hosted a "Discussion on the Web Accessibility Directive". 

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Webinar: HLPF side-event: Inclusion Counts - disability data in crisis response. July 2020

On July 16th, the High-Level-Political-Forum (HLPL) held a side-event through an online webinar exploring what are the commitments undertaken by governments, UN agencies, and other actors towards the use of high quality disaggregated disability data to ensure that COVID-19 responses and recovery plans are inclusive to persons with disabilities

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Webinar #2: VIVID-T Challenges in Inclusive Volunteering under Covid-19

On July 14th, the second webinar of the VIVID-T Project was held. The main objectives of the webinar were to explore the topic of disability and inclusive volunteering, to provide recommendations based on the participants’ research,

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Webinar: COVID-19 recovery and the EU Budget: Influencing the process. July 2020

On July the 8th, the European Disability Forum held the webinar “COVID-19 recovery and the EU Budget: influencing the process”.

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Webinar: Left behind Women with disabilities during COVID 19. June 2020

On June 19th, the European Disability Forum organised a webinar to discuss about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls with disabilities suffering from violence.

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Webinar #1 : VIVID-T Enhancing Disability Inclusive Practices in Humanitarian Action and Volunteer Management. May 2020

On May 14 the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised the first in a set of webinars that will conduct about the EU funded project VIVID.

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Webinar: i2i COVID-19 and women with disabilities and employment. May 2020

You can watch the complete webinar here.  On May 14th, the European Disability Forum organised the fifth of...

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Webinar: Erasmus+ studying abroad and what is new for persons with disabilities. May 2020

On May14th, the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar on the new Erasmus + programme, which is an EU funded programme that provides grants for activities in the fields of education, training, youth and sport.

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Webinar: Webinar on the Istanbul Convention. May 2020

On May 8th, the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar on the topic of the Istanbul Convention, which is a Council of Europe convention addressing violence against women and it aims at the prevention of violence, victim protection and "to end with the impunity of perpetrators".

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Webinar: Disability Assessment, Rights and Inclusion. May 2020

On May 8th the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar to explain the disability assessment process, which is the process by which persons with disabilities are evaluated for having a recognition of their disability.

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Webinar: EU Structural Investment Funds and COVID-19. May 2020

On May 7th, the European Disability Forum (EDF) and the ONCE Social Group organised a webinar on the European Structural Funds in response to COVID-19.

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Webinar: Online meeting of the Disability Intergroup “Impact of COVID 19 outbreak to persons with disabilities”. April 2020

On April 30th the Disability Intergroup, with the support of its secretariat the European Disability Forum, organised an online meeting with the participation of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs),

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Webinar: i2i Labour market data for persons with disabilities. April 2020

On the April 22nd the European Disability Forum organised the fourth of a series of webinars about the Innovation to Inclusion project (also called i2i programme).

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Webinar: Lockdown measures during COVID 19 - how it affects persons with disabilities. April 2020

On April 21st the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a second webinar about the COVID-19 pandemic to talk about how the measures adopted by the different countries are affecting persons with disabilities and what advocacy measures have been taken by the disability movement.

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Webinar: COVID-19 pandemic: disability issues in the EU. January 2020

On April 10th the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a two hours webinar about the COVID-19 pandemic and what challenges are persons with disabilities are facing.

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Webinar: Passenger Rights. March 2020

On March 22nd, the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar on Passengers’ Rights to raise awareness about the rights of passengers in different transport modes covered by different European legislation, and with particular focus on the rights of passengers with disabilities. This webinar also highlighted the gaps of these EU laws which are now being revised.

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Webinar: European Electronic Communications Code. April 2020

On March 20th, the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar on the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). Among other objectives, this directive aims at strengthening the protection of all consumers as well as their rights across the EU.

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Webinar: Council Presidencies. February 2020

On February 20th, the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar about the work of the Council of the European Union with a focus on the rotation of the presidencies every six months.

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Webinar: Regional Forum on Sustainable Development 2020. February 2020

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) Constituency of Persons with Disabilities organised a webinar on February 6th. This webinar aimed at giving an overview of the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development.

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Webinar: i2i The role of DPOs in international cooperation. February 2020

On February 6th the European Disability Forum organised the third of a series of webinars within the framework of the i2i project (Innovation to Inclusion).

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Webinar: Towards Ambitious Transposition of Audiovisual Media Services Directive. February 2020

On February 6th, the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar about the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).

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Webinar: DiscoverEU Get to know your Europe. January 2020

On January 15th the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a webinar about the programme DiscoverEU. This is an initiative from the European Commission which gives the opportunity to young people, including persons with disabilities, of discovering different countries and cities traveling by rail.

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Webinar: i2i Monitoring Tools. December 2019

The webinar, which lasted one hour, was well attended by organisations of persons with disabilities and their representatives as well as other stakeholders and members of the public interested in employment and economic opportunities for persons with disabilities.

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Webinar i2i: Presenting the programme. October 2019

The European Disability Forum (EDF) organized the first webinar series on the 29th of October 2019 to present Innovation to Inclusion, also known as the i2i programme.

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Webinar: European Accessibility Act. June 2019

On 26th of June, 2019 EDF hosted a webinar to explain the final analysis of the European Accessibility Act and how to proceed.

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