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FROM SPAIN TO BELGIUM: THE DISABILITY INTERGROUP EXPLORES THE JOB YET TO BE DONE

FROM SPAIN TO BELGIUM: THE DISABILITY INTERGROUP EXPLORES THE JOB YET TO BE DONE

2010. 07. 30.

What were the main issues raised?

Achievements of the Spanish Presidency: advancement of the work on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and its Protocol; horizontal inclusion of disability in the Europe 2020 Strategy and the new Disability Strategy; informal ministerial meeting in Zaragoza; approval by the Council of the Resolution on the new framework on disability;

  • Plans for the Belgian Presidency: Conference with the collaboration of the European Commission on the implementation of the UNCRPD; developing the new Disability Framework; roundtable on Poverty and Social Exclusion to show connection with disability;
  • New Disability Strategy and its differences from the Disability Action Plan;
  • Code of Conduct of the UNCRPD;
  • Role of the civil society in cooperation with the European presidency;
  • EDF expectations from the new Disability Strategy;
  • Multiple discrimination of woman and girls with disabilities;
  • Priorities of FEMM Committee of the European Parliament;
  • Studies funded by European Commission and other activities.

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Next meetings :

 

  • 22 September 2010, Strasbourg- with the Freedom Drivers
  • 28 September 2010, Brussels- with the Belgian Presidency


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