On 28 March, 2017, the European Commission, in cooperation with the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) organised a TAIEX Workshop on Deinstitutionalisation: Advancing the Process of Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care.
On 20th March, the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL), the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) and the European Disability Forum (EDF), with the financial support of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, organised a workshop entitled ‘The Implications of BREXIT for the rights of disabled people in the UK’.
5th May, the European Independent Living Day is just around the corner!
Read here the most recent news about the ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive.
In the coming months, up to ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive, the ENIL monthly newsletter will highlight the great individuals who have committed their lives to advocating for Independent Living. This month’s publication we celebrate the life and work of Martin Naughton.
The Lisbon municipality has financed a pilot project for personal assistance in cooperation with the Independent Living Center of Lisbon.
A monthly roundup of all the articles published by ENIL in April.
The European Network on Independent Living – ENIL prepared a briefing for our members on the impact of Brexit on the rights of disabled people in the UK, with a focus on Independent Living, and with suggested action points for DPOs.
On 6 April, Frank Sioen, ENIL’s Advocacy Officer, spoke at the Disability Intergroup meeting at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
The European Commission has launched a new initiative – the European Solidarity Corps. As an organisation promoting employment opportunities for young disabled people, ENIL has taken part in the process of consultation by attending meetings and submitting a written response.
Read about ENIL’s activities in 2016 in our latest annual report.
This article introduces ENIL’s EVS volunteer Mher Hakobyan from Armenia.
This article introduces ENIL’s EVS volunteer Rebecca Farren from the UK.
An update for the ENIL’s project in Belarus, which started in 2016.
As part of the campaign “EU Funds for Our Rights”, ENIL’s Campaign Coordinator continued meeting MEPs to raise their awareness about the need for a better monitoring and complaints system for the European Structural and Investment Funds.
This article contains the most recent updates on the ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive.
Sixteen countries contacted ENIL to share their plans for 5th May – the European Independent Living Day. Read them and share yours with us, if you haven’t done so yet!
In March 2017, ENIL published the following articles on its website…
In 2017, ENIL is planning a series of webinars, led by our Advocacy Officer Frank Sioen, on different topics related to ENIL’s work on the EU level. Next event is on 29 March, 19.00h CET.
ENIL is glad to present you an interesting paper on the impact of promoting accessible tourism, created by Gavin Toal and Michael Holden.