Mapping Exclusion, Facilitating Inclusion

Mapping Exclusion, Facilitating Inclusion

ENIL and Mental Health Europe ( MHE) hosted a round table on ‘Mapping Exclusion , Facilitating Inclusion-How to end institutionalisation and make the right to live independently a reality for all persons with disabilities‘ in the European Parliament in Brussels on the 14th November 2012.

There were a number of speakers who presented examples of good practice in supporting people with disabilities to live independently and discussed how the EU Structural Funds can best be used in this process. Jan Jareb, UN OHCHR, spoke on Tendencies in the EU in the mental health field from the human rights perspective, with focus on deinstitutionalisation’ and Judith Klein, OSI, spoke on ‘Structural funds and deinstitutionalisation- past hopes for the future’.

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