Ahead of final vote on December 8: National governments urged to take action against the European Care Strategy!

Ahead of final vote on December 8: National governments urged to take action against the European Care Strategy!

On 7 September 2022, the European Commission published the European Care Strategy, proposing a Council Recommendation on Early Childhood Education…

Launch of new UN guidelines in Brussels

Launch of new UN guidelines in Brussels

To read and download this post in English click here for the word document and here for the pdf file.…

What happened at the European Day of Persons with Disabilities?

What happened at the European Day of Persons with Disabilities?

On 24 and 25 November took place the 2022 edition of the annual European Day of Persons with Disabilities (EDPD)…

A look at Personal Assistance in Hungary

A look at Personal Assistance in Hungary

Hungary ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2007. The Article 19 of the Convention…

Meet the New Board Members of the ENIL Youth Network!

Meet the New Board Members of the ENIL Youth Network!

In the first half of November, the ENIL Youth Network held its General Assembly and the week-long elections (online). After…

A look at Personal Assistance in Italy

A look at Personal Assistance in Italy

Despite the presence of a national law stating the right of independent living and personal assistance for people with disabilities,…

Governments of Slovakia and the Czech Republic contacted in urgent action against European Care Strategy

Governments of Slovakia and the Czech Republic contacted in urgent action against European Care Strategy

In our urgent action campaign on the European Care Strategy on Monday the 7th and Thursday the 10th we sent…

Rights of Disabled Children Ignored in Austria: Disability Rights Organisations Submit Third Complaint to the European Commission

Rights of Disabled Children Ignored in Austria: Disability Rights Organisations Submit Third Complaint to the European Commission

In Vienna and Brussels, 3 November 2022 – For the third time, Independent Living Austria (ILA) and the European Network…

Who are the new ENIL Board Members?

Who are the new ENIL Board Members?

Ingrid Thunem “I believe that independent living philosophy and learning how to take charge in your own life are important…

Climate Change and Independent Living – What can we do?

Climate Change and Independent Living – What can we do?

It is true that climate change is real and it is probably the biggest problem we have as humanity right…