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.
Apply Now for the ENIL/ESN study session “Inclusion Culture – Promoting Leadership in Intercultural Understanding within Mixed-Ability Groups”, taking place in Strasbourg form 28 May – 4 June 2017.
Thomas Fadden, a 29-year-old from the UK, tells us his experience from a one-week study visit in Sofia, Bulgaria, under the ENIL Youth Leadership Program.
This short guide focuses on the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). It seeks to explain how the Optional Protocol works, and how it can be used by individuals and organisations to claim their rights under the CRPD.
The year 2016 proved to be another successful year in ENIL’s lobby to raise awareness on disability hate crime. ENIL held various events throughout the year, ending successfully with the ENIL roundtable on 30th November.
Peer support is one of the pillars of Independent Living and an essential element for the self-determination of disabled people. Therefore, in 2016, it was one of the areas of work that the ENIL focused on. ENIL carried out a survey and organized a training…
ENIL Freedom Drive is starting in less than nine months – what has been planned so far?
ENIL is pleased to present you Mima Ruzicic Novkovic as the latest role model on our website.
A survey aiming to hear your opinion, so that ENIL’s newsletters become better in 2017.
In December 2016, ENIL published the following articles on its website…
Save the Date – 27 January 2017 – Roundtable “Ensuring children’s rights in the context of deinstitutionalisation in Belgium”
Eurochild in collaboratino with ENIL organises a round table on the experiences of deinstitutionalisation in a Belgiuan context, taking place on 27th January 2017, from 13:00h to 16:00h on the premises of Kind en Gezin (Hallepoortlaan 27, 1060 Brussels).
ENIL Executive Director Jamie Bolling wishes happy holidays to all ENIL friends!
ENIL is pleased to share with you a story about an empowering campaign that disabled women in Bosnia and Herzegovina recently organised. They were the first in the country daring to challenge public attitudes towards disabled women and achieved great success.
The European Commission has launched a Public Consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights (or Social Pillar). ENIL has prepared a questionnaire to hear your opinion!
The study session “All in – creating inclusive and empowering spaces for all”, coordinated by IFM-SEI and ENIL, in partnership with the Youth Department of the Council of Europe took place between 13th and 20th November 2016 in the European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France.
Brussels, 3 December – As we mark this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), we are thinking of the hundreds of thousands of disabled people in Europe locked away in institutions, exposed to human rights abuses, segregated from their families and the rest of society, and with no control over their lives.