Mar 06, 2019 Best Practices

ENIL and EDF Launch Collection of Examples Aimed at Supporting Independent Living

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) and the European Disability Forum (EDF) are pleased to launch a collection of examples from different EU Member States, which facilitate the right of disabled people to live independently in the community. The collection of examples, collected through a Europe-wide survey in...

ENIL and FEVI Point to Increasing Institutionalisation in Spain

In view of the upcoming report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in Spain, ENIL and FEVI (Federación Vida Independiente) prepared a submission on Article 19 CRPD – the right to live independently and to be included in the community....

(In)dependent Living in Portugal

Decree-Law No. 129/2017 of October 9(1) embedded the so-called “Independent Living Support Model” in the Portuguese legislation. Even though the model has not been applied yet, it has already been amended by Decree-Law No. 27/2019 of February 14(2). This legislative scenario, which does not even respect basic Personal Assistance...

European Network on Independent Living

ENIL is a cross - disability rights civil society organization working in all EU countries. ENIL represents the disability movement for human rights and social inclusion based on solidarity, peer support, deinstitutionalisation, democracy, self-representation, cross disability and self-determination.

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