Good Practice

Mar 02, 2016,

ENIL’s Submission for the Day of General Discussion on Article 19

On 19th April 2016, the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold a Day of General Discussion (DGD) on Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) – the right of persons with disabilities to live independently and be included in the community.

Feb 15, 2016,

ENIL Visiting APF in Paris, January 2016

ENIL, through Jamie Bolling, visited APF – l’Association des Paralysés de France in Paris in January 2016. APF is an organisation for disabled people with many activities including the running of institutions.

Feb 12, 2016,

Good Practices Flow in Vienna Now!

The Zero Project 2016 conference happened. In Vienna, February 10th – 12th, the Zero Project 2016 Conference with over 500 persons had a flowing energy with networking at a high.

Feb 10, 2016,

Independent Living Video Goes Viral

The Independent Living organization of Greece “i-living” was founded in December 2014 and is the only Greek organization that promotes Independent Living. “i-living” is a disabled people’s organization which follows the trend of modern human rights advocacy.

Jan 27, 2016,

The Netherlands Finally Adopting the UN CRPD!!!

Thursday, 21st January 2016, will be remembered as the day when the Netherlands finally has adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). With this action the Netherlands becomes one of the last countries in Europe which officially recognises disabled persons’ human rights.

Jan 23, 2016,

Extended Deadline: Call for Nominations on Early Childhood Intervention – by 31st January 2016

EASPD and Zero Project are collecting models of innovative good practices on Early Childhood! A call for nominations was launched in December 2015. It has now been extended until 31st January. So, if you are interested in submitting a nomination form, don’t miss this opportunity! This is how you can do this: Nominate a practice, following the instructions and completing the…

Jan 21, 2016,

The ENIL Myth Buster Now Available in 14 Languages!

A little more than a year ago ENIL published a Myth Buster on Independent Living dealing with some of the most common misconceptions about disabled people, independent living and personal assistance…

Jan 13, 2016,

FIRAH’s Calls for Projects Now Open!

The International Foundation for Applied Disability Research (FIRAH) today opens its 2016 Call for Projects for applied research on disabilities and an Autism and New Technologies Call for Projects.

Dec 22, 2015,

December Update – ENIL Advocacy Officer

In the framework of advocacy ENIL is represented at many events and meetings. Some of the December ones are reported below. In the second part of this article you will find an update with interesting news from other NGOs and the European institutions.

Dec 04, 2015,

Recap of 3rd December – Europe And Beyond

On the day after the celebrations ENIL makes an overview of the numerous and exciting events that happened throughout Europe. The list of events below is by no means exhaustive, it only gives a flavour of the tremendous excitement that could be felt thanks to all independent living and human rights activist!