10th Freedom Drive 2021, Brussels

Feb 28, 2022,

Freedom Drive 2022: What can you expect?

In seven months, from the 26th – 28th September, we will meet in Brussels for ENIL’s Freedom Drive. The Freedom Drive was held every two years since 2003 and last year was the first time that was postponed, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are happy that the situation seems to be improving, so we…

Jan 31, 2022,

Freedom Drive Song Contest

We are just 8 months away from the 10th edition of the ENIL Freedom Drive (on 26-28 September 2022), and for this anniversary we decided to go with something special: a Freedom Drive Song Contest! The idea is simple: we are looking for songs on Independent Living, with bonus points if they are referring to…

Oct 30, 2021,

Help us plan the 2022 Freedom Drive!

At the European Network on Independent Living – ENIL, we started planning the next Freedom Drive, scheduled to take place from the 26th – 28th September 2022, in Brussels. However, whereas usually we would plan it with the assumption that many of our members and allies will take part, we feel we have to do…

Oct 05, 2021,

Freedom Drive 2022 … Here We Come!

The Freedom Drive began in Strasbourg in 2003, at the initiative of late Martin Naughton, the Irish Independent Living pioneer. Every two years, it brought together Independent Living activists and allies from across Europe, first in Strasbourg, then in Brussels. In 2019, when the last Freedom Drive took place, over 200 people came together for…

Sep 30, 2020,

Freedom Drive Postponed until 2022

On 7 September, the Board of the European Network on Independent Living decided unanimously to postpone the next Freedom Drive until September 2022. This decision has not been made lightly, as it is a key event in the calendar of Europe’s Independent Living movement, but it had to be made due to the ongoing COVID-19…

Mar 31, 2020,

Save the Date: 2021 Freedom Drive

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is happy to announce that the next Freedom Drive will take place from 21 – 23 September 2021 in Brussels. This will be our 10th Freedom Drive and we look forward to meeting friends and colleagues from all over Europe and beyond once again, for three days of…