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9 February 2012, European Parliament
On 9 February 2012 ENIL is holding a hearing at the European Parliament entitled ‘Defend the Right of Independent Living – How the EU’s Austerity Policy Is Undermining the Lives of People with Disabilities’. The hearing is hosted by the European United Left / Nordic Green Left Parliamentary Group.
ENIL and its partner organisations will use the hearing to present evidence about the impact austerity measures are having on people with disabilities in the EU, and will set out actions that can be taken by the European Parliament and the European Commission to address this situation. These will include the ENIL Proposal for the European Parliament Resolution on the effect of cuts in public spending on persons with disabilities in the EU.
The hearing will take place on 9 February, 15:00 – 18:30, at the European Parliament inBrussels. Programme will be available by the 15 January 2012. To register, please write to the ENIL Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org (please include your nationality, date of birth and passport/ID number, so we can arrange your access into the Parliament). Unfortunately, ENIL cannot cover participants’ travel or accommodation costs.
Read the ENIL Proposal
Link to a related article: http://www.euractiv.com/socialeurope/europeans-disabilities-terrified-analysis-509471