Europe in Action

Oct 20, 2015,

Disabled French Economic Pawns

UNAPEI, a French organisation defending the rights of disabled people , delivers today a black book to the French Social Security to denounce the exile of disabled French citizens placed in Belgium institutions.

Oct 20, 2015,

“Community, Not Confinement” – OSI Event in The EU Parliament – 14th October

Deinstitutionalisation (DI) is among the most painful topics in the fight for independent living. Still neglected. Still misused. We still face re-institutionalisation instead of the actual DI process and this affects the lives of thousands of people across Europe while governments claim that measures are taken and problems are resolved.

Oct 12, 2015,

Study Session 2016 Now Open for Applications!

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL), in cooperation with the Council of Europe, is organising the Study Session “Supporting Young Disabled People to Explore Sexuality and Relationships as Integral to their Social Inclusion and Independent Living”.

Sep 26, 2015,

Freedom Drive 2015 Press Map

In this short notice we present you the Freedom Drive 2015 press map, containing lots of useful materials and links related to our exciting event, taking place only in a few days!

Sep 18, 2015,

ENIL’s Work on the ELOSH Project at Its Final Stage!

Maria Nyman, the director of Mental Health Europe and one of ENIL’s colleagues in the ELOSH project, was one of the key speakers at the ELOSH final conference “Housing and Support: successful ways to help people with complex housing needs”. The conference took place in Brussels on 15th September

Sep 08, 2015,

ENIL Press Release – Human Rights Recommendations to the EU from the CRPD Committee

The European Union (EU) has been examined for the first time by a UN human rights committee in Geneva – the expert Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Having ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2010, the EU was called to present the work it has done on the implementation of the Convention since then.

Sep 07, 2015,

ENIL Freedom Drive Update – 7 September 2015

FD update – 7th September 2015 Hello Freedom Drivers, There are now only three weeks before the Freedom Drive. During this period ENIL will be sending an update once a week to keep you updated on the last minute developments. In this update you will find news on: Transport Translation in the Parliament Access to…

Sep 03, 2015,

When Nothing Else Works – CIL Sofia In Action

In most national languages tribunal is a special jurisdiction, usually in postwar situations and outside the regular court system. The 1945 Nurnberg Tribunal marked the start of special courts for crimes against humanity…

Sep 01, 2015,

ENIL Mobility Survey

ENIL is currently researching the barriers faced by disabled people when wanting to move or study in another EU Member State. We aim to collect data from as many disabled people as possible who have experience in this field and are willing to share it.

Sep 01, 2015,

ENIL On Top of the EU CRPD Review

The European-wide swift and thorough implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), with a special focus on Article 19 on living independently in the community, is one of ENIL’s priorities. The latest action was the attendance the 14th session of the CRPD Committee in Geneva with Peter Lambreghts representing ENIL.