Statement on the European Care Strategy

Statement on the European Care Strategy

Statement of the European Network on Independent Living on the European Care Strategy The full statement can be downloaded here.…

ENIL task force met with I Living Greece and European Commission disability expert

ENIL task force met with I Living Greece and European Commission disability expert

On 14 September, the ENIL Task Force on Independent Living convened for meeting no 3. We had the great pleasure…

Freedom Drive Demands 2022

Freedom Drive Demands 2022

From the 26th to the 28th of September 2022, the European Network on Independent Living – ENIL will hold its…

Time for the European Union to get serious on disability rights

Time for the European Union to get serious on disability rights

ENIL published a new article on Euractiv: https://www.euractiv.com/section/non-discrimination/opinion/time-for-the-european-union-to-get-serious-on-disability-rights/ The EU must get serious in tackling human rights abuses of people…

ENIL delegation met with Member of the European Parliament Stelios Kympouropouls

ENIL delegation met with Member of the European Parliament Stelios Kympouropouls

On 6 September 2022 a delegation from ENIL had the pleasure to meet with Member of the European Parliament (MEP),…

Reducing the Disability Employment Gap

Reducing the Disability Employment Gap

The likelihood of Disabled People to employed in the regular labour market is still significantly lower than for non-Disabled People.…

Personal Assistance as a Break-through innovation in Disability Support

Personal Assistance as a Break-through innovation in Disability Support

Personal Assistance, designed according to the human rights model of disability, empowers disabled people and is the key ingredient of…

50th Anniversary of the Independent Living Movement

50th Anniversary of the Independent Living Movement

Although the ‘unofficial’ history of the independent living movement goes back more than 50 years, the formal, more ‘official’ beginning…

Visit from our Japanese Allies

Visit from our Japanese Allies

On the 26th of August, 2022, we had the pleasure to host some of our allies from Japan. Toshiko Kudo…

Invitation to the Freedom Drive Protest 2022

Invitation to the Freedom Drive Protest 2022

Human rights monitoring conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic produced evidence of grave and systemic violations of human rights of disabled…