EPR monitors and gives input to European policies and initiatives related to disability as they can impact the day-to-day operations of service providers. It is important for service providers to understand the stakes of disability-related legislation and initiatives, their consequences and how they could engage with the initiatives to support their work.

European Pillar of Social Rights – see our dedicated page here

:: The European Pillar of Social Rights and service delivery for persons with disabilities – Analytical paper 2017

:: Public consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights – EPR Response 2016

Union of Equality: European Disability Rights Strategy 2021 – 2030 

:: Response to Roadmap consultation

European Disability Strategy post 2020

:: Response to Roadmap Consultation_2020   

European Disability Strategy 2010-2020   

:: Analytical paper – briefing and recommendations for the future 2017

:: Public consultation on the review of the Strategy  – EPR response 2016

:: The EU Disability Strategy 2010-2020 – Analytical paper 2011

Long-term care (LTC) and ageing

:: Analytical paper on Long-Term Care: Older People & Disability – Analytical paper 2018

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

:: The impact of the European Semester and the UNCRPD on the right to work for people with disabilities – Analytical paper December 2015

:: Mainstreamed and Community-based services – Analytical paper 2016

Dedicated Online Campaign on Independent Living

In 2021, we make dedicated social media posts covering the most relevant issues and challenges on independent living

See the online campaign here.

The hashtag used was #InclusionMatters

Dedicated Online Campaign on Women with Disabilities

Throughout 2019, we made dedicated Tweets covering the most relevant issues and challenges for women with disabilities.

See the online campaign here >

The hashtag used was #InclusionMatters