Ukraine war: Protection and safety of persons with disabilities and their families

Updates from EDF and its members and partners in Ukraine and surrounding countries.

Our latest news on the situation in Ukraine

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Disability organisations adopt a declaration on Ukraine’s inclusive reconstruction

On 27 July 2022, disability organisations supporting relief efforts in Ukraine adopted the “Riga Declaration”, which calls for...

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Our members update on crisis response during Ukraine war

We and our members held a discussion about the situation in Ukraine during our General Assembly. We presented...

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War in Ukraine: over 143.000 persons with disabilities displaced

Ukrainians with disabilities have been disproportionately affected by the war caused by the Russian aggression in Ukraine. Therefore,...

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UNCRPD Press Release. Ukraine: 2.7 million people with disabilities at risk, UN committee warns

GENEVA (14 April 2022) PRESS RELEASE BY THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. Ukrainian version on...

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EDF and NADP meet Commissioner Dalli to discuss EU actions to support persons with disabilities and their families in the Ukraine war

On March 25, the European Disability Forum (EDF) and the National Assembly of People with Disabilities of Ukraine...

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Ukraine Crisis: A Collaboration for an Inclusive Humanitarian Response 

The following is a joint statement by CBM and the European Disability Forum (EDF).  In the strongest possible...

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More information about Ukraine

EDF's resolutions and declarations on Ukraine

On March 11, we adopted a resolution on Protection and safety of persons with disabilities in the war in Ukraine. 

On July 27, we adopted a Declaration for a disability-inclusive reconstruction process  Ukraine.