The European Network on Independent Living – ENIL is launching its latest contribution to improved understanding of the right to live independently in the community, set out in Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
Third Meeting of the EU High Level Group on Combating Racism, Xenophobia and Other Forms of Intolerance
ENIL attended the meeting of the EU High Level Group on Combating Racism, Xenophobia and other forms of intolerance, which took place in Brussels on 31 May – 1 June 2017. The High Level Group brings together representatives of the Member States, the European Commission and civil society representatives.
From 28 May to 4 June, ENIL Youth and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) organised a joint study session on intercultural inclusive learning in the Council of Europe’s Youth Centre in Strasbourg.
In 2017, Hungary will submit a report on the country’s implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
ENIL is proud to present the report for the 4th European Independent Living Day on 5th May 2017.
Last month the Independent Living movement lost one of its champions and directors of the Dublin branch of ENIL, our dear friend, Donal Toolan…
Read more about the new research project of ENIL and about Teodor Mladenov who will lead it.
Rine Vik from Oslo, Norway, is the new coordinator of ENIL North. She has started working on breathing new life into this regional sub-office, which covers the Nordic and Baltic countries.
ENIL’s “EU Funds for Our Rights” Campaign continues with awareness raising activities aimed at MEPs and the European Commission – urging them to put in place a better monitoring and complaints system for the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF).
During the ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive the ENIL Youth Network General Assembly will also take place. According to the Youth Network’s constitution, the youth Board elections will be held.
Read here the most recent news about the ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive.
In May, ENIL published these articles on its website.
The European Network on independent Living (ENIL) is looking for an external evaluator to carry out an evaluation of ENIL’s work.
Study session: “Inclusion Culture – Promoting Leadership in Intercultural Understanding within Mixed-ability Groups”,
28 May-4 June, European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France
Nadia Hadad – newly elected EDF Board and Executive Committee member.
The European Solidarity Corps is a new EU initiative which will provide opportunities for young people aged 18-30 to participate in projects which will benefit individuals and communities across Europe.
May 5th 2017 is the fourth European Independent Living Day to be celebrated around Europe, by Centers for Independent Living and other members of the European Independent Living Movement.
This article reveals that the right to personal assistance within Europe is under threat.
On 3 May, ENIL, together with the Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (ORPD) in Belarus, and the Mental Health Perspectives (MHP) in Lithuania, sent an open letter to the Minister of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus, Ms. Irina Anatolyevna Kostevich.