Europe in Action

Nov 25, 2015,

Freedom Drive Update – 25 November 2015

Almost two months have passed after the huge and successful ENIL Brussels Freedom Drive 2015! Herewith we present you with some of the important follow-ups of the event.

Nov 24, 2015,

Planning 3rd December Together!

On 3rd December we celebrate the International Day of Disabled People. Join ENIL on this day and share with us what you plan to do!

Nov 18, 2015,

Personal Assistance Tables – UPDATE

Precisely 3 months ago (on 18th August) ENIL published an article informing the wide public about one of our activities this year. ENIL is updating the information about Personal Assistance (PA) services available across Europe which was initially collected and analysed in 2013.

Nov 03, 2015,

Michael Holden: “I Don’t Feel Disabled in the USA”

The independent living activist from Northern Ireland Michael Holden shares with us what it is to go back to your home country and instead of feeling warmly welcomed, to meet the cold barriers of the physical environment that isolate you from normal life in the community.

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!