Monthly Archives: April 2012

Presenting the european project team for the supporting disabled young people to become future leaders of the independent living movement programme

Presenting the european project team for the supporting disabled young people to become future leaders of the independent living movement programme. Read more

News from Slovenia

This time we would like to tell you about about what has been going on over the  past few months in connection with our Independent Living programme. At the end of last year after a … Read more

Real progress on Independent Living in Serbia

Three CIL members (from Sombor, Smederevo and Leskovac) are on different lists for local parliament elections in May 2012 The impact of having Gordana Rajkov as the first disabled MP has led more disabled people … Read more

Presentation of the book on The family dimension of the UN Convention

On the occasion of the International Day of Families COFACE will present together with Ádám Kósa (MEP, Chair of the Disability Intergroup) the new COFACE publication, The family dimension of the United Nations Convention on … Read more

Call for Input into an Online Youth Network

We are two disabled young people, planning to set up an international online network for disabled young people aged 16-30, to network, skill and knowledge share. We believe that by providing an interactive space for … Read more

The annual meeting of Fundamental Rights Platform

The Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) had its two day annual meeting in Vienna. The annual meeting brings together members of the Agency’s network to work in … Read more

UK is Breaching Human Rights of Disabled, UN told

Source: Stephen Naysmith – Herald Scotland A SCOTTISH campaigner will this morning (2nd April 2012) tell the Human Rights Council of the UN that the UK Government is in breach of its human rights obligations to disabled people. … Read more

Able Tourism

The new Q Mark in relation to ABLE Tourism was launched on 12th April 2012 by Minister Phil Hogan TD in Dublin, Ireland. Able Tourism is the new Q Mark for accessibility created by Excellence … Read more

TANDIS (Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Information System)

TANDIS (Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Information System) was developed by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). The ODIHR serves as a collection point for information related to tolerance and non-discrimination on the … Read more

Introducing ENUSP

We are very pleased to introduce ENUSP to ENIL members. Please find some brief information about us below: Introducing ENUSP The European Network of (Ex-)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (ENUSP, took shape in 1991 to … Read more

Independent Living Conference in Montenegro

We would like to inform you about an upcoming conference with the working title “Start up for Independent Living in Montenegro” that will take place in Bar, Montenegro on 24th and 25th May 2012. The … Read more

Role model: Meet Marina Vujačić from Montenegro

Marina Vujačić, was born on 1986 in Nikšić, Montenegro. She has a graduate degree in sociology. What is your personal experience of disability? For me, disability is a human rights issue. Or, disability is only one feature or characteristic that makes a person different from the environment … Read more

Zero Project: Call for Good Policy and Practice

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is supporting the Zero Project in collecting good policy and practice examples for next year’s international conference and report. The focus is on the right of persons with … Read more

ENIL Nominates its Executive Director for the FRP Advisory Panel

ENIL Press Release   Apr. 5th, 2012  The European Network on Independent Living has nominated Jamie Bolling for a second term on the Fundamental Rights Platform Advisory Panel. The Advisory Panel supports the Director of … Read more