August 19. 0 News

Xabier Ansorena tells us of his time as an ENIL intern!

It has been six months already since I came to ENIL and unfortunately it is time to say goodbye. It has been a wonderful experience to be a part of such a great organization and … Read more

August 5. 0 News

Save the date: Side event on Independent Living at the UN

During the 12th Session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (15 September – 3 October 2014), ENIL, GRIP and Onafhankelijk Leven are organising a side event on Article 19 of the UN … Read more

July 31. 1 Good Practice

Onafhankelijk Leven “Freedom School”

Onafhankelijk Leven vzw (which stands for “Independent Living”) held a week long “Freedom School”, 10th-14th June 2014, with seventeen enthusiastic disabled people all of whom want to make positive changes in the community! They want … Read more

July 29. 0 News

Strasbourg Study Session 2014: Alexsandra Surla from Slovenia tells us of her experience!

It had started sometime in the winter. At first, it was a small message from one of the ENIL regional coordinators, where I was asked if I know any organization which is engaged in multiple … Read more

July 28. 0 News

Design (Dis)ability Results!

An international creative challenge aiming at the design of fashion accessory equipment for physically disabled people who use a wheelchair to get around was launched by RogLab, in collaboration with YHD – Association for Theory … Read more

Role Model: Elena Ratoi

Role Models

Role Model: Elena Ratoi

ENIL are delighted to introduce you to our newest Role Model, Elena Ratoi who is from Moldova and was one of the participants of ENIL’s 2014 Study Session. What is your personal experience of disability? … Read more

Disabled Bulgarians Denied the Right to Independent Living

Disability Watchdog

Disabled Bulgarians Denied the Right to Independent Living

Reasons for my trip to Bulgaria I was invited by ENIL to go and speak at a conference in Sofia on deinstitutionalisation and community-based services, representing the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional … Read more

ENIL’s “Think Different, Think Equal” Video Campaign highlights diversity among young disabled people


ENIL’s “Think Different, Think Equal” Video Campaign highlights diversity among young disabled people

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is launching a series of four videos entitled “Think Different, Think Equal” to empower and raise awareness about the rights of disabled people in Europe. Developed by a … Read more

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