Freedom of movement between member states by European citizens is one of the cornerstones of the European Union. The Freedom of Movement Campaign seeks to remove the barriers that people with disabilities in Europe face so that we too can fully enjoy and benefit from free movement as European citizens.
The ‘Freedom Guide’ is one of the first outcomes of the Freedom of Movement Campaign. This publication combines information from people in the disability movement, experts from NGO’s and academics in relation to how Europe should be accessible and the way in which to do this. As the European Commission is in the process of working on the Accessibility Act, this Freedom Guide is a great resource of information for the European Union to creative an effective Accessibility Act.
The ‘Freedom Guide’ will be launched during a cocktail reception, organised jointly by the European Parliament Disability Intergroup and the European Disability Forum, on the 29th February 2012 at 19.00hr in the Members Private Salon, European Parliament, Brussels. If you wish to attend this event and need a visitor’s pass to access the parliament, please email email@example.com before the Wednesday 22 February 2012 to register your interest.
The ‘Freedom Guide’ will also be presented in Copenhagen at the Presidency Conference on Accessibility which takes place 5th -6th March 2012.
View the Freedom guide here (or click on the image)
Find out more information about European Disability Forum at their website