In August 2016, ENIL published the following articles on its website…
ENIL is glad to spread the good news that CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe, in partnership with ENIL, has been awarded significant funding from the European Commission DG Justice, to support the new project: “Facing all the Facts”.
Peter, we are so sad and will miss you immensely. You are our irreplaceable colleague, role model and fellow activist. We will continue our fight for Independent Living in an inclusive society with you vividly in our spirit.
ENIL regrets to announce the most tragic news that Peter Lambreghts, ENIL’s Senior Officer, died yesterday of heart failure.
Оn 14 June 2016, an article by Ciara Brennan1 , Rannveig Traustadottir1, James Rice2 and Peter Anderberg3 was published in the ‘Disability and Society’ journal, entitled “Negotiating independence, choice and autonomy: experiences of parents who coordinate personal assistance on behalf of their adult son or daughter”.
Raluca Popescu is 26 years old and lives in Timisoara, Romania. She has studied Applied Modern Languages at West University Timisoara. She is a human rights activist and works as a public relations assistant at Ceva de Spus…
ENIL begins working on a research paper on the implementation of Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which sets out the right of disabled people to live independently and be included in the community.
Transition to adulthood is extremely important stage of life, often full of difficulties. It is marked by taking on new roles and responsibilities in interrelated domains, such as education and employment.
In July 2016, ENIL published the following articles on its website…
Disabled women are one of the most marginalised groups in the world. According to the United Nations (UN) they are…
On Wednesday, 20th July 2016, Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and coalition of NGOs introduced the English version of their Zero Report on the situation with the rights of disabled people in Belarus.
ENIL is pleased to share with you a film about the meaning of Independent Living, made by Javier Monferrer Benlloch.
On 23rd June, Sisters of Frida – a collective of disabled women in the UK – sent a letter to Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP (UK), UN Enable, UN Women, International Disability Alliance and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
ENIL and CHANGE are organising a webinar on the topic of ‘co-working’ on 15th September.
ENIL is looking for a 6 – 12 months EVS volunteer within the Erasmus + EVS program.
On Thursday, 7 July, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD), with special regard to the Concluding Observations of the UN CRPD Committee. ENIL’s Advocacy Officer Frank Sioen and intern Miriam Lorenzo Prieto travelled to Strasbourg to take part in…
ENIL’s latest Annual Report provides an overview of activities in 2015. Among the main achievements were a successful Freedom Drive, held for the first time in Brussels, and our contribution to European Union’s review by the CRPD Committee.
In April 2016, the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD Committee) reviewed the situation in Serbia, based on the government’s official report.
The European Commission recently proposed the first outline of a European Pillar of Social Rights (the Social Pillar). The aim of the Social Pillar is to establish a framework of social rights in the European Union and to serve as a compass for Member States when adopting new legislation related to social rights and employment.
This month, the Independent Living movement achieved a great victory – Finland ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons wih Disabilities (CRPD) and its Optional Protocol. ENIL interviewed Kalle Konkkola, one of the founders of ‘KYNNYS: THE THRESHOLD ASSOCIATION’ – the Finnish Independent Living organisation.