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April 22. 0 News

ENIL Job Opportunity: Office Manager

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is looking for a full-time Office Manager for its newly opened Brussels office, with a starting date as soon as possible. The Office Manager will be responsible for running ENIL’s administration and for financial management. Read more

April 21. 0 News
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ENIL Thanks Vibeke Marøy Melstrøm and Martin Naughton

In the last couple of months, ENIL has gone through several changes in its leadership and we would like to use this opportunity to say thank you and wish them all the best in the future. Read more

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ENIL Freedom Drive Update

The location of the ENIL Freedom Drive events has changed! We will be meeting at Bel Brussels (http://bel.brussels/) – a much more accessible venue for ENIL! Bel is not far from the older venue La Tentation, so the change should not affect your previous plans. Please find below a more detailed program for the Freedom Drive.
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UK Disabled People Appeal to the UN Over Independent Living Fund Closure

A complaint to the United Nations was launched on 25 March on behalf of disabled people in the UK whose rights have been breached by the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF). Read more

April 1. 0 European Union
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Time to Assess Progress Towards Independent Living in the European Union

As part of the review of EU’s initial report on the implementation on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), ENIL’s Western Regional Coordinator Peter Lambreghts will address the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities tomorrow and present ENIL-ECCL’s Shadow report on Article 19 of the CRPD. Read more

Role Model: Amela Velic

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Role Model: Amela Velic

Amela Velic from Sarajevo had an accident in the summer of 2000 at a swimming pool. She was diving and hit her head on the ground which left her paralyzed from the neck down. Amela … 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

ENIL Freedom Drive Update

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ENIL Freedom Drive Update

The location of the ENIL Freedom Drive events has changed! We will be meeting at Bel Brussels (http://bel.brussels/) – a much more accessible venue for ENIL! Bel is not far from the older venue La Tentation, so the change should not affect your previous plans. Please find below a more detailed program for the Freedom Drive.
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