On 27 January, ENIL’s Policy Officer Ines Bulic took part in a seminar on deinstitutionalisation in Nicosia, Cyprus, as part of ENIL’s involvement in the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG). Read about the event here.
Last year, ENIL assisted our member CIL Serbia in organizing a study visit to London. The visit – which took place between 3 and 7 July – was part of the project “Strengthening political participation of persons with disabilities in the Republic of Serbia”. It was facilitated by Disability Rights UK (DRUK) and ENIL.
On 2nd February, the Council of Europe hosted an hour long session on its Facebook platform to discuss a diverse range of topics pertaining to disablement, activism and policy development.
You can find the most recent updates on the ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive in this article.
Demonstration to call for a strong European Accessibility Act – 6th March 2017, 12.00h, European Parliament, Brussels.
ENIL staff got enriched with one more member in October 2016. This is Natasa Kokic – a human rights activist with vast experience and knowledge. Below you can read more about her interests, past work and present duties within ENIL.
In February, these articles were published on the ENIL website.
ENIL presents you an interview from the recently launched blog of ÉFOÉSZ (The Hungarian Association of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities). László Bercse, Hungarian self-advocate and co-president of ÉFOÉSZ spoke with Senada Halilcevic – a self-advocate from Croatia.
A blog article by Bojan Tarabić from Serbia – on independent living, attitudes, prejudices and bluffs.
ENIL is recruiting a new Executive Director, who is to open new horizons and take the organisation onto the next stage of its development.
ENIL greets old and new members with a Happy 2017 – which is well under way!
Find the Registration Form and more information about the ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive in this article!
ENIL, in cooperation with the European Disability Forum (EDF), is working on a good practice collection on Independent Living. For the purpose, we have put together a survey, which we invite you to complete.
On 19 December, ENIL’s Policy Officer Ines Bulic took part in a roundtable on deinstitutionalisation in Bratislava, Slovakia. The aim of the roundtable was to discuss strategies on how to accelerate the reforms in the country, which had stalled in the past years.
A report from the ENIL Youth Leadership Program trainee Iulia Danila from Romania.
Another great man has left this world, Bengt Lindqvist, a man who has made an incredible difference for you and me, for disabled people worldwide. Bengt will be missed by many…
An update on the ENIL campaign “EU Funds for Our Rights”.
In January 2017, ENIL published the following articles on its website…
ENIL is pleased to share with you an article and a short film about Independent Living created by one of the ENIL Youth Network members from Serbia – Lana Nikolic.
Tomorrow, 19 January 2017, the European Parliament will be called on to vote on the report 2016/2095(INI) “European Pillar of Social Rights”. This report touches upon a number of very relevant themes for people in Europe, including their chances to better reconcile work, family, care and personal life.