In Memoriam: Vanya Pandieva

In Memoriam: Vanya Pandieva

Vanya was one of the pioneers of the independent living movement in Bulgaria. She was the coordinator of Bulgaria’s first…

Call for participants

Call for participants

The ENIL Youth Network, in cooperation with the Council of Europe, is holding a study session at the European Youth…

Going into the wrong direction, Austria and the institutionalisation of children

Going into the wrong direction, Austria and the institutionalisation of children

by Petra Flieger In 2006, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child called on all State parties “to…

ENIL successfully shaped European Parliament resolution

ENIL successfully shaped European Parliament resolution

ENIL managed to shape key passages in the resolution “towards equal rights for disabled people.” Consequently, the European Parliament now…

For a European Disability Card that makes the freedom of movement accessible

For a European Disability Card that makes the freedom of movement accessible

The European Commission is moving ahead with long awaited plans to introduce an EU-wide European Disability Card. To really support…

Personal assistance for Independent Living for Disabled People old and young

Personal assistance for Independent Living for Disabled People old and young

Older disabled people have thus far been excluded from deinstitutionalisation and personal assistance. Given its transformative effects, the European Commission…

ENIL Job opportunity – Office and Events Coordinator

ENIL Job opportunity – Office and Events Coordinator

Position: Office and Events Coordinator (full time) Location: Brussels (EU quarter) Salary: 2,600 – 3,000 EUR gross, depending on experience,…

ENIL Job opportunity – Human Rights Officer

ENIL Job opportunity – Human Rights Officer

Position: Human Rights Officer (full-time) Location: Brussels (EU quarter) Salary: commensurate with experience Starting date: 1 March 2023Application deadline: 27…

No Accessibility in the European Parliament

No Accessibility in the European Parliament

On 6 December, we were in the European Parliament to discuss the question “We can’t afford any more barriers! –…

Farewell to 2022

Farewell to 2022

Another year has come to an end,  so it is time for ENIL’s recap of the year. Without trying to…