Europe in Action

Mar 30, 2017,

Planning 5th May Across Europe

Sixteen countries contacted ENIL to share their plans for 5th May – the European Independent Living Day. Read them and share yours with us, if you haven’t done so yet!

Dec 15, 2016,

Beauty is in the Differences

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.

Dec 09, 2016,

ENIL Youth with Another Successful Study Session

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.

Nov 30, 2016,

Freedom Drive Update: 9 Months To Go

We can now confirm the venues for the different events during the Freedom Drive. The ENIL General Assembly, the conference and the celebration will take place at the Brussels Autoworld on 27 September.

Oct 27, 2016,

Peer Supporters in Action in Sofia

On 24th-25th September 2016 a Peer Support Training took place in Sofia, Bulgaria. It was organised jointly by the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) and the Centre for Independent Living – Sofia (CIL-Sofia).

Oct 27, 2016,

11 Months to ENIL Freedom Drive 2017

The ENIL Freedom Drive 2017 will be dedicated to Martin Naughton who was the main person behind the event. ENIL feels the great loss of Martin and wants to remember Martin by dedicating the 2017 Freedom Drive to him.

Aug 26, 2016,

ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive – Save the Dates!

ENIL announces that the ENIL 2017 Freedom Drive will take place in a little more than one year from now with the theme – “Investment in the future! A voice for All! Children’s voices are to be heard!”

Aug 26, 2016,

ENIL Youth Reports How Barriers Were Broken

The ENIL Youth Network shares with you the report from the third ENIL study session, jointly organised with the Youth Department of the Council of Europe. It took place in the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg between 17th and 24th April 2016.

Jun 22, 2016,

“Assistance Is the Solution” – Norway Chants on 18 June

This year, the Independent Living organization in Norway – ULOBA celebrates 25 years. Their Pride March, organized every year in June, has brought together hundreds of Independent Living followers, making the event stronger than ever.

May 27, 2016,

Hundreds Joined ENIL’s 5th May Campaign

This year, the third European Independent Living Day was celebrated in Europe (and beyond!) with the presence of 30 countries. As Jamie Bolling (ENIL’s Executive Director) said back in 2014 – this day “aims to foster unity for disabled people and our supporters and to also raise awareness of Independent Living”