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May 26. 0 News

13th Research Conference of NNDR in Norway

About 360 participants, coming from 34 countries, attended the 13th Research Conference of the Nordic Network on Disability Research (NNDR). The conference took place in Bergen, Norway, from May 6th – 8th. Read more

May 26. 0 Campaigns
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The Second European Independent Living Day (May 5th 2015) Was a Success!

For the second consecutive year, the European Independent Living day was celebrated on May 5th with many exciting events in the name of Independent Living (IL) across Europe. We raised our voices through activities, making loud and clear messages and raising awareness on Independent Living. Read more

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Freedom Drive Update – 22 May 2015

The ENIL Freedom Drive 2015 is quickly approaching. The ENIL staff had its face-to-face meeting for activity planning on 19th and 20th May and the ENIL Freedom Drive in Brussels was high on that agenda. Here follows an update with new information. Read more

May 16. 0 News
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ENIL Launches New Independent Living Network Website

ENIL is launching a new website – http://ilnet.enil.eu/ – in cooperation with the Center for Independent Living – Sofia and RUSIHAK. It is part of the project “Independent Living Network: Promoting the right to independent living of people with disabilities in Turkey”. Read more

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ENIL Job Opportunity: Advocacy and Communications Officer

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is looking for a full-time Advocacy and Communications Officer for its newly opened Brussels office, with a starting date July 1, 2015. Read more

ULOBA Launched the Bente Skansgårds Independent Living Fund on May 9th, 2015

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ULOBA Launched the Bente Skansgårds Independent Living Fund on May 9th, 2015

Bente, the mother of ULOBA and the founder of Independent Living in Norway, will be remembered every year through grants from the fund that will be given to allow for the development of Independent Living in Norway, but also worldwide. Read more

Bulgaria: When a House Is Not a Home

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Bulgaria: When a House Is Not a Home

My name is Bridget Cooper and between 2011 and 2015, I shared my house in Bulgaria with eight women with a mild learning disability. I lived on the third floor and the municipality rented the fully furnished two lower floors for a symbolic rent, to be used as ‘zashtiteno jilishte’ (protected house). Read more

The Second European Independent Living Day (May 5th 2015) Was a Success!

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The Second European Independent Living Day (May 5th 2015) Was a Success!

For the second consecutive year, the European Independent Living day was celebrated on May 5th with many exciting events in the name of Independent Living (IL) across Europe. We raised our voices through activities, making loud and clear messages and raising awareness on Independent Living. Read more

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